Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Black History and Culture

Here are some short audio segments celebrating Black History and Culture. 
They are part of WPKN Radio's celebration of Black History Month.  

Most were recorded at Canio's Books and the John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor:

Listen here:

 1: JoAnne Carter reads Langston Hughes - recorded Feb 2012
 
 2: Mikhal Gohring - the life and work of Etheridge Knight

 3: Zohra Neale Hurston and Etheridge Knight
  

 4: Sag Harbor Poets Beverly Wiggins-Wells and Barbara Whitehead Brewster    
 

 5: Bob Zellner - A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement: Family History  

 6: Alice Walker reads Sojourner Truth's speech "Ain't I a Woman"
Part of a reading from Voices of a People's History of the United States - introduced by the late historian Howard Zinn. 


 7: James Baldwin - The Price of The Ticket produced by California Newsreel

8: Yale Historian David Blight on Fredrick Douglass