EP.018: A Boçau Dialog with Dr. Julian Kunnie and Dr. João Costa Vargas

So what is a boçau? How did this revolutionary term become a pejorative name in Brazil? Read more »

EP.015: Black Laws, Black Land for Black People: All Black Everything with Dr. João Costa Vargas

On this episode we feature excerpts from an interview we did with Dr. João Costa Vargas in Austin, Texas at the University of Texas - Austin. Read more »

EP.013: Integration – Ain’t No Future in Yo Frontin’ with Dr. João Costa Vargas

In this discussion we discuss the structural conditions Africans from Brazil and the United States live under and the character of the various struggles happening in these African Diaspora communities. Read more »

The Psychopathic Racial Personality & Other Essays by Dr. Bobby Wright

We here at Conscientization 101 would like to thank our brother, Wise Intelligent, for putting us up on our beloved ancestor Dr. Bobby E. Wright (check the song from Wise’s album Wise... Read more »

EP.008: The One Life Vibration with Hip Hop Artist Raggo Zulu Rebel Part 2

Alright everyone, we got part 2 of our interview with Raggo Zulu Rebel! We continue our discussion about the fierce competition involved in the music industry and how it creates a myriad... Read more »

Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution by Peter McLaren

Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution examines what is currently at stake – culturally, politically, and educationally – in contemporary global capitalist society. This book evaluates the message of... Read more »

The Struggle For Mozambique by Eduardo Mondlane

The author of this book, until his assassination early in 1969, was President of FRELIMO, the Mozambique Liberation Front. Here he analyzes the origins of the war in the economics of exploitation,... Read more »

Open Veins of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano

Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is also an outstanding account of political economy, a social... Read more »

Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000 by George Reid Andrews

For geopolitical reasons, Western imperialism in Europe and the Americas has purposefully mislead people to believe that African people were only enslaved in the United States. This was primarily to undermine Pan-Africanism... Read more »

Catching Hell In The City Of Angels: Life And Meanings Of Blackness In South Central Los Angeles by João H. Costa Vargas

Since the 1980s, Los Angeles has become the most racially and economically divided city in the United States. In the poorest parts of South Central Los Angeles, buildings in disrepair—the legacy of... Read more »