Commentary On Russell Maroon Shoatz and Trayvon Martin
Eric reads from Russell Maroon Shoatz’s book, Maroon the Implacable. The book provides an important and historical narrative of Black and indigenous resistance against imperial and colonial powers in the Americas. The book is available for purchase here.
For more information, read Lisa Guenther’s (Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University) interview of Russell Maroon Shoatz here .
Eric will also read his article on Trayvon Martin titled: What’s Really on Trial in George Zimmerman’s Case? The Zimmerman’s case has stirred powerful sentiments within the Black community in what some have called the trial of the century. This article was originally published on Colorlines.com and can be accessed here.
At the end of the show Eric takes call-in’s from listeners.
Aired on June 28, 2013