Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/13/08

Air date: 
Mon, 10/13/2008 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Colonialism Today and the Impact of Columbus on America

A history of Christopher Columbus and the impact of his arrival in America. What is colonialism and how does it continue as a basic premise of our society? This program will explore what the story is really about. It looks at the major impact on native peoples and on African Americans through the legacy of slavery. How does racism today stem from this colonialist philosophy and experience? Guests include local historian Bill Bigelow, local artist damali ayo, Roberto Mukaro Borrero of the United Confederation of Taino People, educator Karen Salazar and Joseph Quinones formerly of AIM.

Produced by Carlos Chavez

Co-produced by Juan Chavez

For more information visit:

Bartalome' de las Casas - http://www.columbia.edu/acis/ets/CCREAD/lascasas.htm

Columbus Log - http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=523800

United Confederation of Taino People - http://www.uctp.org/

Rethinking Schools - http://www.rethinkingschools.org/index.shtml

damali ayo - http://www.damaliayo.com/

A Peoples History of the United States - http://www.historyisaweapon.com/zinnapeopleshistory.html

Divine Forces Radio - http://www.divineforces.org/

Urban Xic - http://www.urbanxic.com/home.html



A People's History of America by Howard Zinn

Rethinking Columbus by Bill Bigelow

Columbus: His Enterprise by Hans Koning

American Holocaust by David E Stannard

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies by Bartolome' de las Casas

Harvest of Empire by Juan Gonzales

Native America, Discovered and Conquered by Robert J. Miller


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