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History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
21 minutes | Jul 25, 2021
HAP 81 - Making History - Carter G. Woodson
Pioneering historian Carter G. Woodson argues for a new approach to education and economic uplift.
27 minutes | Jul 11, 2021
HAP 80 - Scholarly Contributions - African American Professional Philosophers
From the latter half of the nineteenth century to the 1970s, African Americans only rarely obtain jobs as philosophy professors but bring distinctive perspectives to the profession.
27 minutes | Jun 27, 2021
HAP 79 - Leonard Harris on Alain Locke
Leonard Harris explains how Locke's value theory was the basis for his aesthetics and theories of democracy and race.
25 minutes | Jun 13, 2021
HAP 78 - Freedom Through Art - Alain Locke
The aesthetics of Alain Locke and its basis in his theory of value judgments.
26 minutes | May 30, 2021
HAP 77 - A Race Capital - The Harlem Renaissance
The artistic flowering of the 1920s known as the Harlem Renaissance raises important questions about identity and the purpose of art.
28 minutes | May 16, 2021
HAP 76 - Michael Dawson on Garvey and Black Nationalism
An interview with Michael Dawson, who explains Marcus Garvey's black nationalism and how this and other political ideologies, like socialism and liberalism, have fared from the time of Garvey down to the present day.
22 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
HAP 75 - Now I Have a Rival - The Two Amy Garveys
Marcus Garvey’s two wives, Amy Ashwood Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, establish themselves as activists in their own right and bring feminism into the Pan-African movement.
30 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
HAP 74 - Black Star - Marcus Garvey
Marcus Garvey leads a powerful movement, inspires racial pride, and feuds with other thinkers like Du Bois.
36 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
HAP 73 - Vanessa Wills on Africana Marxism
Vanessa Wills speaks to us about Marx and his Africana legacy, with a special focus on black women Marxists.
21 minutes | Mar 21, 2021
HAP 72 - In A Class of Their Own - Early African American Socialism
Around the time of World War One, Hubert Harrison, A. Philip Randolph, and other black socialists argue that racial oppression is caused by capitalism.
25 minutes | Mar 7, 2021
HAP 71 - In Blyden’s Wake - West African Intellectuals of the Early Twentieth Century
West African intellectuals like J.E. Casely-Hayford and Mojola Agbebi build upon Edward Blyden’s ideas at the dawn of the twentieth century.
33 minutes | Feb 21, 2021
HAP 70 - Tommy Curry on the Early 20th Century
We chat with Tommy Curry about African-American thought between the turn of the century and the Harlem Renaissance.
26 minutes | Feb 7, 2021
HAP 69 - The Best We Have - The American Negro Academy
The ANA unites leading African American scholars of the early 20th century, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, William Ferris, Archibald Grimké, and Kelly Miller.
26 minutes | Jan 24, 2021
HAP 68 - The Problem of the Color Line - Introducing the Twentieth Century
By exploring the work and activities of W.E.B. Du Bois around the turn of the twentieth century, we introduce some of the themes of our coverage of that century.
51 minutes | Jan 10, 2021
HAP 67 - Chike Jeffers on Slavery and Diasporic Philosophy
Co-host Chike joins Peter to look back at series 2 and ahead to series 3.
28 minutes | Dec 27, 2020
HAP 66 - Lifting the Veil - Introducing W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois emerges as a historian, sociologist, and innovative philosophical thinker in the 1890s, and introduces his famous idea of "double consciousness."
23 minutes | Dec 13, 2020
HAP 65 - Separate Fingers, One Hand - Booker T. Washington
Was Booker T. Washington’s “accomodationist” approach to race relations a failure to stand up to injustice or a cunning strategy for incremental change?
22 minutes | Nov 28, 2020
HAP 64 - God is a Negro - Henry McNeal Turner
A late 19th-century churchman tries to explain how slavery fit into God’s plan, and decide whether the future for African-Americans lies in Africa or America.
30 minutes | Nov 14, 2020
HAP 63 - Brittney Cooper on Black Women Activists
Brittney Cooper on activists connected to the National Association of Colored Women, including Fannie Barrier Williams, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida B. Wells.
21 minutes | Oct 31, 2020
HAP 62 - American Barbarism - Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells, her tireless crusade against lynching, and her analysis of the underlying purpose of racial violence.
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