Anti-CRT Mapping Project AND Poetry Talking Truth With Power

CRT Forward Tracking Project Director Taifa Alexander at UCLA’s Law School brings her Anti-CRT Mapping Project. Last spring on this show, involved O C parents zoomed in on their district. Director Alexander zooms out onto the national effort: to identify, track, and analyze local, state, and federal activity aimed at restricting the ability to speak truthfully about race, racism, and systemic racism.

In the second segment (minute 30:35), UCI ethnographer and anthropologist Roxanne Varzi has raised her creative game during Covid staying in place, with some beautiful, intentional pieces she’s created and produced, gauging our capacity to deal with challenges like oh climate, and Covid and the next scourge.

Music credits: Chimora, “Africano Americano,e” Sounds of Africa- album; Antibalas “Gold Rush” Where the Gods Are in Peace – album; Roxann Varzi “Birds,” spoken word.

HBCUs Under Threat and Stepping up in 2022

Professor Kathie Stromile Golden, Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of International Program at Mississippi Valley State University, and Executive Director of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists – speaks at many intersections of educating about policy and politics. The historically Black Colleges and Universities have been taking some heat.

Music credits: Chimora, “Africano Americano,” Sounds of Africa- album, Nubya Garcia – “Once”, We Out Here – album. Or Shabaka Hutchings “Black Skin Black Masks,” We Out Here – album.

Critical Race Theory Unpackaged For Our Consideration

James Lamb – activist, 2020 UCI Law School graduate, and now a criminal defense law clerk, schools us in the best possible way about what Critical Race Theory is. Life from here forward, is on the test.