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Ep. 8 Resistance [04-08-2019]
In this episode we examine Resistance, undetected and out in the open. Sometimes what appears to be resistance is really just the same old exploitation. Host/Producer/Engineer-Tariq I. El-Amin Music Benjamin Banger-- Whistle (Instagram (@BenJaminBanger)http://smarturl.it/hjfi20) J-Serius-- Muslim Black American Allston Night Owl by Blue Dot Sessions https://bit.ly/2Pb3Ms1 Image https://flic.kr/p/UHNfdS
Ep. 7 Black History Month Lessons [02-26-2019]
This episode is commentary on the impact and perception of Black History Month. BHM is almost one hundred years old and I argue that its only having half of the potential impact on our national consciousness. If Black History Month were really used as the educational platform it is, would there be a need for a Black Lives Matter movement? Would the nation be properly sensitized to the cancer of White Supremacy and White Privilege and be working amend its conduct? Host/Producer-Tariq I....
Ep. 6 J- Seriyus: Muslim Black American [02-17-2019]
Muslim Black American, a song by artist J-Seriyus (Jameel F. Karim) represents the intersecting identities of Muslim and African American. Tariq talks with him about issues of race within the Muslim community, the importance of Black male artist moving beyond typical expressions of masculinity, the importance of sharing painful or traumatic experiences in art, and what he hopes to achieve through his music. Jameel F. Karim aka J- Seriyus is a Chicago Native who began rapping at the age of 15...
Ep. 5 Layla Abdullah Poulos: My Way to You
My guest is the one and only, Layla Abdullah Poulos. Layla is the Founder & Managing Editor of NbA Muslims, an adjunct history professor, a Literary Critic, a contributing writer to multiple publications, and a writing coach. Layla's recently published a romance novel "My Way to You" that centers on the relationship of an interracial couple, a Black woman and an Asian man. The story packs suspense, conversation-starting social commentary, and yes love. We take a deep dive on lots of the...
Ep. 4 Marlon Hayes: Destined to Write
My guest is Marlon Hayes, Author, Spoken Word Artist, Blogger, Writer, and just an all around good brother. When asked the question "how many books have you written?" He's written so many, he's actually stumped. He continues to write at a breakneck pace, but finds great fulfilment in being able to mentor new writers; he calls it 'his ministry.' Check out the full conversation. Let me know what you think. Guest- Marlon Hayes. Host/Producer- Tariq I. El-Amin Music Benjamin Banger-- Whistle...
Ep. 3 Donna Auston : The Intersection of Blackness and Religion (Part 2)
We begin part 2 of our discussion on the intersection of Blackness and Religion with Donna Auston, an anthropologist, writer and activist whose body of work focuses on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, media representation, and Islam in America. Some of her written work includes book chapters on the historical contributions of African American Muslims in the arts, culture, and social justice movements, and the intersection between Islamophobia and Black Lives Matter. Her work has been...
The Intersection of Blackness and Religion (Part 1)
This is the first installment in a multi-part conversation featuring different guest weighing in on the intersection of Blackness and Religion. Our guest is Minister Lynda Holiday Lawrence, who serves on the Justice Watch Team at Trinity United Church of Christ and also is their Minister for International Human Rights and Social Justice. Guest-Minister Lynda Holiday Lawrence Host-Tariq I. El-Amin Produced by Tariq I. El-Amin for LifeStar Communications Music Benjamin Banger-- Whistle...
Ep. 1 (Intro)Language
Episode 1. "The Intro" looking at the language surrounding Blackness through the words of iconic Black leaders/thinkers Dr. Martin Luther King jr, El Hajj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X), James Baldwin, and Imam Warith Deen Mohammed. Exploring the feeling of frustration and loss that accompanies Blackness in the U.S. by looking at a performance on ABC's Blackish "We Built This." Produced & Engineered by LifeStar Communications Music- Stillborn Blues--Rideau (05:04) https://bit.ly/2wqYihv Benjamin...
Coming Soon [08-21-2018]
Just giving you an idea of what to expect from The Black Glue Podcast. We launch September 3rd. Be sure to subscribe! "Black consciousness, creativity and contribution." Music- Whistle by Benjamin Banger (@BenJaminBanger) http://smarturl.it/hjfi20 Image LifeStar Communications
Intermission. Even though we'll be engaged in deep and meaningful conversations on The Black Glue Podcast, we still take time to laugh. :-)