Episode 13: Race vs. Gender (Femiphobia and Homophobia Within the Black Liberation Struggle)

In this episode, we look at the social construct of patriarchal masculinity as it is expressed in the Black liberation struggle. We will start with the critical question posed by the brilliant scholar and social critic, bell hooks. We will then take a look at some specific controversies vis-?-vis gender and homophobia. Has homophobia and femiphobia (fear of women) hurt the Black Liberation struggle?

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African Elements

This show explores various topics in Black, African American, and Africana Studies. While the focus will be on the historical, cultural, and socio-political legacy of the African presence in America since the Atlantic Slave Trade, the series will touch on the legacy of colonialism on the African continent as well as the African diaspora on a global scale.