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Grammy Winning Bassist Larry Fulcher – The Origins of Funk, Part 2

This was recorded in July 2009! Part 2 of my interview – Larry Fulcher discusses how governments need to work on how to bring people together and not breaking us apart.  We then talk about George Clinton and Parliament, Funkadelic.  I play “Theme from the Black Hole,” “Dr. Funkenstein” from Parliament, and “One Nation Under a Groove” from Funkadelic.  We end up coming full circle in this conservation.  We started by talking about how gospel music drove Funk in the early days.  Now, to find Funk, we went back to Gospel music.  Kirk Franklin – Stomp and Sounds of Blackness –

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Grammy Winning Bassist Larry Fulcher – The Origins of Funk

This was recorded in July 2009. (I’m trying to decide what to do with over 100 episodes of my old radio show. I uploaded most of them to this blog, years ago, but the podcasting app doesn’t work anymore. So, most of the episodes are not available to listen to. Finding the audio on my computer and uploading all of that content again for a radio show that is more than 10 years old sounds a bit nuts. I need to think about this some more.) I interviewed Mike Finnigan from Crooks and Liars about six months ago.  Mike is a

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Linda Monk discusses the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (Update)

Let’s go to school. I was confused about the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Was does it do? Why was it necessary? Why was Section Five so important? Constitutional scholar Linda Monk answers all of these questions and more. As you listen to this podcast, I would encourage you to check out some references. First, here is the Voting Rights Act. Secondly, Linda mentions a case that I had never heard of – South Carolina verses Katzenbach (more information here). You should also review the 15th amendment, which gives Congress the power to make voting fair across the US. We discuss

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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