Hosts Freedom Walker and Beetle interview Co-founder and Director of Optimism in Action, Riley Johndonnell. He's a conceptual artist who specializes in Happiness, and unique expressions of happiness.

Poems from Langston Hughes and Phillis Wheatley.

Music from Lloyd, Andre 3000 & Lil Wayne, Lamya, and AC/DC.

 

Meta On The Meta Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta

Ghazala, “Ghazala’s Wblog”: https://ghazala.wordpress.com/2008/08/20/a-meta-poem-by-langston-hughes/

Lloyd, “Dedication To My Ex (Miss That)”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW1W34A-n4I

Lloyd, “Dedication To My Ex (Miss That),” featuring Andre 3000 and Lil Wayne (Clean Version): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dedication_to_My_Ex_(Miss_That)

Black X-Files Sources

Primary Sources for “Phillis Wheatley” script:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2p12.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillis_Wheatley

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Paine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jupiter_Hammon

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/409

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45465/on-being-brought-from-africa-to-america

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/143633/a-hymn-to-the-evening