#TBT Podcast Where is the African Diaspora?

Happy New Year!! In this episode from Season 1 of Breaking Down Racism, Sudanese rapper Oddisee, Afro-Dominican singer Fanesha Fabre, Ethiopian journalist Hanna Giorgies and others discuss the diversity of the Black community and the meaning of diaspora today.


Written by: Regine Nehy
Produced by: Regine Nehy and Ladin Awad
Executive Producer: Robin J. Hayes, PhD
Directed by: Tsige Tafesse and Sequana Williams
Edited by: Ladin Awad

Breaking Down Racism is brought to you by Progressive Pupil, which “makes Black studies for everybody.” The series was created by Robin J. Hayes, PhD.

Progressive Pupil’s Top Five Black Winter Olympians So Far

Photo courtesy of Shanidavis.org

Photo courtesy of Shanidavis.org

It’s finally Sochi’s time to shine, as the nations of the world come together to compete in this Russian city for the 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games. As we all get excited and filled with national pride, watching countries compete on a snowy global stage – we must remember that just because the snow is white, doesn’t mean that the games are too. So let’s take a trip down memory lane and look back at our five favorite Black Winter Olympians of all time. These fierce athletes are extraordinary individuals who have made history, defied odds, and melted away those winter white stereotypes.