Ericka Blount

Black Women are the Most Rapidly Growing Prison Population, Criminalized and Stereotyped as Aggressive

Black Women are the Most Rapidly Growing Prison Population, Criminalized and Stereotyped as Aggressive

December 11, 2018

Caryn York, executive director of the Job Opportunities Task Force and Nicole Hanson, director of Out for Justice, talk about why black girls are punished more harshly  than any other demographic and are the largest growing population in the prison system. Black women are given stereotypical handles like aggressive and hostile. Instead of dealing with…

Aretha! Unapologetically Black, Unapologetically Woman

August 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed at 76.  She leaves a legacy of music, commitment to Black and human liberation and defined America’s DNA

iMixWhatILike

March 25, 2016
Author and professor Ericka Blount and hip hop historian and journalist Davey D joined us for this special commemoration and reflection upon the life and work of A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg.