Today we talk about the origin and meaning of Black August and honor the lives and legacy of freedom fighters, including George Jackson and Angela Davis. We are also joined by Micah and Dara Lurie who will be co-facilitators, along with Keibpoli Calnek, of the new TMI Project writing workshop, Black Stories Matter: Freedom Fighters. Featuring music by Indie.Arie, callie mackenzie, Leon Bridges, Yola and more...

 

RESOURCES FOR THIS EPISODE:

A Primer: Black August and Its Importance to Black Resistance and Survival

Black History Month 2020: 29 Freedom Fighters

The Black Collective: Black August

Video: Angela Davis and The Soledad Brothers

Video: The General George Jackson: Escape to Freedom

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