El Jones on what’s missing from African Heritage Month [audio]

Written by From the Margins on February 27, 2017

This show features a full hour with Halifax’s El Jones on African Heritage Month, the slave history of the Maritimes and lessons to be learned for present day struggles against racism of Black people.

El Jones is a renowned poet, teacher and activist based in Halifax. She is former poet laureate of Halifax, teaches at St. Mary’s University’s Department of Sociology and Criminology. She is the author of book of poetry, Live from the Afrikan Resistance!, writes the “Saturday Morning File” for The Halifax Examiner and is a radio host of Black Power Hour Radio, where Prisoners perform poetry and rap on the radio.

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