Jamal Greene On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Jamal Greene On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with Legal Scholar, Author, Professor of Law at Columbia University, Co-Chair of Facebook’s Oversight Board as well as Talib’s blood brother:


Here’s what they got into:

  • How Jamal and Talib’s parents Brenda and Perry inspired their success
  • Nostalgia drawing Jamal to becoming a baseball sports writer for Sports Illustrated
  • Discussion of the justice mindset that goes along with being Black in America
  • The brothers reflect on childhood and the changes that Talib went through from 11 to 14
  • Jamal’s wife Elora and how her work for the rights of immigrants has inspired him
  • Learning to appreciate hip hop more through each other’s own perspectives
  • Attending the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement in South Africa together
  • The essay ‘Color Me Different’ about Jamal’s experiences in high school
  • His role as a co-chair of the Facebook content oversight board
  • Criticism from liberals for making an effort to listen to conservative ideas
  • Handling rights conflicts in society from a standpoint of mediation instead of choosing
  • How people are confusing free speech with freedom of consequence
  • Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer speaking at college universities
  • The attempts of voter disenfranchisement through claims of voter fraud
  • The Southern Strategy by Republicans to appeal to the racism of Southern whites
  • How far America still has to go in meeting it’s own ideals
  • Jamal’s take on the Capitol riot and if there are ever times it’s important to be radical

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