On this episode, the LMC speaks with Jason Opal, the assoc professor of History & Classical Studies @ McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He will tell us about the extraordinary brutal history of slavery and the struggle for social justice in Barbados. The slave state of Barbados was so horrific, the future USA took notes.
On this episode, we speak with Brian Meeks about the life & legacy of former Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley and how the struggle for social justice in the 60’s & 70′ still affect Jamaica today. Brian Meeks is the chair of Africana studies @ Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Following the death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, we speak with freelance journalist Adriana Maestas about the hypocrisy of US immigration policy towards Cuba compared to other countries.