Those who control the narrative control the outcome, and media is one of the most powerful ways to portray Black narratives. If we want to understand where many of the problems in the Black community come from, then its time for us to take a closer look at the media we consume.
As it is written in The Black Male Handbook “we must be taught media literacy (the art of reading media) to create awareness and critically deconstruct and decode the images we encounter on a daily basis.”
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About This Episode
In this episode we break down lyrics from the top rap and hip hop songs from around the world and expose the subconscious damage they are doing to our children, ourselves, and our movement.
We know this music is not a true reflection of who we are or our culture, so who is behind this monetization of Black trauma? In this episode we answer that question. You will also learn the truth about…
👉🏿 How the media is fueling poverty consciousness, Black self-hatred, and a rape epidemic in Black communities around the world.
👉🏿 Who really controls the Black music industry (click here to find out)
👉🏿 The connection between the ‘coon’ characters of the past and present day rappers like Lil Baby, Da Baby, Lil Wayne, Kid Cudi, Kid Ink, Youngboy NBA, Big Boi, Childish Gambino, Lil Uzi, Juvenile, and thousands of others.
👉🏿 How the Black Conscious community has confused education with entertainment
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About The Middle Passage Podcast
The Middle Passage Podcast is for liberated Black minds in search of elevated discussions on Pan Africanism, Black Consciousness, and elevating our communities. We examine the teachings of our Ancestors and apply the lessons they teach to the challenges we face today. Hosted by Atlanta based educator King Izuchukwu and Asad Malik, Founder of the Pan African Alliance.