Time with J.C.

Language and Power Part 1

Episode Summary

Language and power. Two critically important and intertwined intangibles that researcher and author Najah Dawood introduces in this first installment on the topic.

Episode Notes

The issue of language and power is complex and far reaching.  Join researcher and author, Najah Dawood, who discusses the events that lead the late Dr. Asaf Rustamov to write the article The Day They Burned Our Books.  Dr. Rustamov opined: "I don't think we will ever recover the knowledge from those books that were burned so long ago. It was a terrible crime and many generations will suffer for years and years to come."  His statement can be applied to Africans and the African Diaspora.