Friday, May 18, 2012
Kali Akuno on VoxUnion Radio Friday, May 18, 2012
This week we paid tribute to Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – Feb. 21, 1965) and Chuck Brown (August 22, 1936 – May 16, 2012). We invited Kali Akuno, Eugene Puryear, Raymond Winbush, Herb Boyd and Todd Steven Burroughs all to discuss our work that responds to Manning Marable’s final award-winning book on Malcolm X and we re-aired portions of the late Gil Noble’s Like It Is tribute to Malcolm X. Noble’s program was brilliant and portions we aired today included rarely-heard interviews with Malcolm’s brother Wilfred Little and family lawyer Percy Sutton, as well as, some equally rare audio of Malcolm himself. In between we honored the legendary Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown. This was a fun and an extended special edition of The Super Funky Soul Power Hour!