Program includes an excerpt of a reading of "This Little Light of Mine" by Kay Mills.
Hilda Bernstein tells Studs about her and her husband's activism in South Africa, apartheid, and the Sharpville demonstration. Includes an excerpt from the program with Chief Albert John Luthuli (Wav ID 1895817-6-1).
E.R. Braithwaite, Guyanese-born British-American novelist, writer, teacher and diplomat discusses his writing and career. The interview opens with Mr. Braithwaite, reading from his book "Reluctant neighbors".
Discussing the book "Leadership, love and aggression. As the twig is bent: the psychological factors in the making of four black leaders - Frederick Douglas, W.E.B. Du Bois, Richard Wright and Martin Luther King Jr." with the anthropologist-author Allison Davis.
Angelou discusses her book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" and recites "When I Think About Myself." She talks about growing up in Stamps, Arkansas, and her family. Copyrighted material has been removed.
Writer and activist Paul Cowan discusses the Peace Corps and his book "The Making of an UnAmerican", part 2
Dennis Brutus discusses and reads his poetry. He discusses life in South Africa. Dennis Brutus reads poems from his books of poetry "Sirens, Knuckles and Boots", "A Simple Lust", and "Letters to Martha and Other Poems from a South African Prison". Includes music in the beginning. Includes a clip of Albert Lutuli speaking.
Discussing the book "Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson" (published by Random House) with the author, journalist Marshall Frady.
Writer and activist Paul Cowan discusses the events and experiences that inspired his book "The Making of an UnAmerican," part 1.
Richard G. Hatcher and Alexander Poinsett discuss Gary, Indiana, their book "Black Power: Gary Style," politics, and race relations. They discuss the corruption in Gary, Indiana and Gary politics. Includes Richard G. Hatcher reading his old speech from his book "Black Power: Gary Style."
Discussing the book "Biko" with the author Donald Woods.