MEDIA & INTERVIEWS

 

KEYNOTES, LECTURES & PANELS

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International

2016
“Pan-Africanism & the Belizean State: Some Preliminary Notes.” Keynote presentation delivered at the Third Annual UBAD Educational Foundation Emancipation Day Commemorations, Belize City, Belize.

 

2014
“Colonialism...” Keynote presentation delivered at the Conscious Lyrics Foundation 23rd Annual Black History Lecture, Marigot, St. Martin.

 

2008
“Locating Belize in the Pan-African Movement.” Panel presentation at the 2008 Annual Emancipation Day Celebration, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.

National

2018
Panelist, “Black Radicalism, Black Power & the Presidency.” Race, the Presidency & Public Policy Symposium, Co-Sponsored by the Clark Atlanta University Department of Political Science, Atlanta NAACP, & the Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy, Atlanta, GA.

 

Panelist, “Black Studies at 50.” Fifteenth Annual Walter Rodney Symposium, Atlanta, GA.

 

2017
Panelist, “Community Discussion on the Decatur Confederate Monument.” Co- Sponsored by the Beacon Hill, DeKalb, Atlanta, and Agnes Scott NAACP chapters; Hate Free Decatur; and the Georgia Alliance for Social Justice, Atlanta, GA.

 

2016
“‘The House that DuBois Built’.” Lecture, Center for Civil & Human Rights and the 2016

Congressman John Lewis Fellowship, Atlanta, GA.

 

Panelist, “A National Conversation on Civil Rights and Individual Freedom”(1:51:00). Amending America Initiative. Sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration in partnership with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, Atlanta, GA.

 

2015
Panelist, “Remembering Malcolm: A Commemorative Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Malcolm X.” Philander Smith College Social Justice Institute, Little Rock, AR.

 

“From National Liberation to Pan-Africanism... and Back.” Lecture, Third Annual Walter Rodney Public Speaker Series, Atlanta, GA.

 

2014
“From Black Power Victories to Black Vote Defeats.” Panel paper delivered at the Clark Atlanta University 2014 Symposium - The Voting Rights Act of 1965: After Shelby What’s Next. Atlanta, GA.

 

2013
“Parasitic Imperialism & the Recolonization of Africa.” Panel paper delivered at the Tenth Annual Walter Rodney Symposium, Atlanta, GA.

2012
“Atlanta University & the “Black Predicament: DuBoisian Intellectualism as Praxis.” Panel presentation delivered at The W. E. B. Du Bois Major Works Seminars: A Year- Long Journey into the Soul of Dr. Du Bois, Atlanta, GA.

 

2011
Panelist, Aim First Collective 2011 Carter G. Woodson Community Film Series, Tampa, FL.

 

Panelist, Hillsborough Community College HOPE Scholars/Collegiate 100 Joint Seminar, Tampa, FL.

 

2009
“From Aristide to Katrina to Obama: Triple Crisis in the Epistemics of Black Political Science.” Lecture presented at the University of Florida African American Studies Program Brown Bag Series, Gainesville, FL.

 

“Fred Hampton in the 21st Century: A Pan-African Perspective.” Panel presentation delivered at the Commemorative Symposium on the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Fred Hampton, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC.

 

“’Hopes of a New Black Politics: Symbolism Versus Substance in 21st Century Black Empowerment.” Lecture presented at the James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series, Orlando, FL.

 

“Some Notes on Contemporary Multi-level Race Discourse.” Panel presentation at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Forum, Orlando FL.

 

2008
“Pan African Organizations: Focus on Darfur.” Guest Lecture presented at the Learning Institute for Elders at UCF Africa Series, Orlando FL.

 

“From Civil Rights Victories to ‘Black Vote’ Defeats.” Keynote address given at the Orlando Museum of Art Symposium, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell, Orlando, FL.

 

“Walter Rodney, Pan-Africanism & the Race-Class Debate.” Panel presentation at the 5th Annual Walter Rodney Symposium, Atlanta, GA.

 

“’40 Years in the Wilderness’ 1968-2008: How Far Have We Come?” Lecture presented at the UCF Martin Luther King/Caesar Chavez Remembrance Forum, Atlanta, GA.

 

“Know Your Identity.” Panel presentation at the UCF Office of Diversity Initiatives LEGACY Leadership and Mentoring Program.

 

2007
Keynote speaker, Florida Department of Transportation Annual Black History Month Program, Bartow, FL.

 

Keynote speaker, Dr. Guy S. Notice Scholarship Fund, Inc. Annual Fund Raising Banquet, Orlando, FL.

2006
Keynote speaker, Lakeland Housing Authority Resident Advisory Association Annual Banquet, Lakeland, FL.

 

“The Covenant Without Black America: Sloganeering in the Face of Crisis.” Panel presentation at the Clark Atlanta University Mack H. Jones Lecture Series, Atlanta, GA.

 

“The African Union & the State in Post-Cold War Africa.” Lecture presented at the Lou Frey Institute Summer Civic Education Conference, Orlando, FL.

 

“Contemporary Research on Walter Rodney.” Panel chairperson at the National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

“’To Help Bear the Burden of Africa’: Race, Class & Cultural Identity in the Pan- AfricanCongressMovement.” Lecture presented at the James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series, Orlando, FL.

 

2003
“Pan-Africanism and the International Reparations Movement.” Lecture presented at the Ujamaa Society 1st Annual Reparations Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

2002
“Cultural Identity and African Political Movements in the Caribbean.” Lecture presented at the Clark Atlanta University Department of Political Science Seminar, Atlanta, GA.

 

2001
“Race and Class in the Pan-African Congress Movement: The North American Delegation.” Paper presented for African Awareness Week, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA.

 

2000
“Redefining The Pan-African Concept and Movement.” Lecture presented at the Clark

Atlanta University Department of Political Science Seminar, Atlanta, GA.

 

“John Henrik Clarke’s Contribution to Pan-Africanism.” Lecture presented at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library Black History Month Program, A Tribute to John Henrik Clarke (1915-1998) , Atlanta, GA.

 

1999
“Pan-Africanism at the Crossroads of the 21st Century.” Lecture presented at the Morris Brown College Africana Studies Department Lecture Series, Atlanta, GA.

 

1996

“The Sudanese Civil War & the Politics of Culture.” Lecture presented for the Morris Brown College Society of Maat, Atlanta, GA.

 

1995
“Institutional Racism, Redlining & the Decline of Six Atlanta Communities.” Lecture presented at the Clark Atlanta University Department of Political Science Seminar, Atlanta, GA.

SELECTED INTERVIEWS

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2022

Panelist, NPR/Georgia Public Broadcasting

Program, Political Rewind

January 14, 2022. March 15, 2022. April 12, 2022. May 2, 2022.

2021

Panelist, NPR/Georgia Public Broadcasting

Program, Political Rewind

June 14, 2022. June 28, 2022. July 27, 2022. August 11, 2022. September 7, 2022. September 23, 2022. October 12, 2022. October 27, 2022. November 17, 2022. December 21, 2022.

2017

Radio Interview, AM1150 WTMP - Tampa, FL, Let’s Talk About It - with Pete Edwards &

Albert Lee, “Community Impacts of the TBX Project,” July 8, 2017.

 

Radio Interview, 88.5 WMNF Community Radio - Tampa, FL, Radioactivity with Rob Lorei, “Tampa’s Central Avenue: Central to Tampa’s History, Central to Tampa’s Transportation Future,” June 9, 2017.

 

Radio Interview, 88.5 WMNF Community Radio - Tampa, FL, Sunday Forum, “It’s Not Okay – Discussion on Lynching,” May 28, 2017.

 

Radio Interview, 88.5 WMNF Community Radio - Tampa, FL, Sunday Forum, “TBX Project Update,” May 14, 2017.

 

Radio Interview, 88.5 WMNF Community Radio - Tampa, FL, Sunday Forum, “Pan- Africanism,” May 14, 2017.

 

2016

Radio Interview, WABE 90.1 – Atlanta, GA, “Election Night Coverage,” November 8, 2016.

 

Print Interview, Atlanta Journal Constitution, “Atlanta-based app connects people to their politicians,” Thursday, September 15, 2016.

 

Radio Interview, 88.5 WMNF Community Radio - Tampa, FL, Sunday Forum, June 13, 2016.

 

2015

Print Interview, Tampa Bay Times, "Community Forum on Police Race Relations Critical of Tampa Mayor," August 3, 2015.

 

2012
Radio Interview, 88.5 WMNF Community Radio - Tampa, FL, Sunday Forum, “Frantz Fanon, The Neo-colonial Freedom Fighter – Part II,” April 22, 2012.

 

Radio Interview, 88.5 WMNF Community Radio - Tampa, FL, Sunday Forum, “Frantz Fanon, The Neo-colonial Freedom Fighter – Part I,” April 1, 2012.