Fire on the Prairie: March 2006

Fire on the Prairie is a radio forum exploring politics and ideas with progressive writers, thinkers and activists, sponsored by In These Times. Fire on the Prairie features interviews, commentary and reporting on local and national issues, including foreign policy, labor, activism, the environment and the media. Aaron Sarver and Emily Udell produce and host each half-hour monthly show, which broadcasts on WLUW and WHPK in Chicago.

Fire on the Prairie: March 2006

On this episode Aaron Sarver sits down with Jeff Chang, author of Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation, and talks about Chang's award-winning book and the history of hip-hop.

Also hear thoughts on democracy matters by Dr. Cornel West, Princeton University professor, public intellectual and activist. We bring you an excerpt of a recent speech he gave as part at the University of Chicago's Organization of Black Students George E. Kent lecture series.
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