Jaku Konbit Sankofa African History Courses- Session 4 of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Seminar - Shared screen with speaker view
Which country was that speech given in?
I think Shiaa Islam is the most strict; Sunni Islam is strict but not as strict as Shiaa
It was a perfect way of connecting his message to the audience in a way that they could best receive it - he was so effective at making it resonate
Why did he move to Chicago?
Racism in the American North: a podcast about "liberal" Massachusetts in the 60s. https://www.npr.org/2019/12/10/786790638/the-reverse-freedom-rides
What was the name of Malcolm’s book? Was it similar to Dr. King’s in messaging?
Guaranteed income - took for COVID-19 for the government of Canada to implement Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Seems like this is helping out a lot of people
Fun fact: the USA flirted seriously with the idea of Universal Basic Income... during the Nixon years.
Rachel - how come it didn't happen?
It was discussed and never implemented. Just the fact that it was discussed in the White House is shocking to me. Nixon was a staunch Republican.
Yes. A Universal Basic Income would benefit our society, economy and get a majority of panhandlers off the streets. It must be something we move towards since many of the jobs that have disappeared will not come back.
Nixon’s Basic Income PlanBYRUTGER BREGMANWhy Richard Nixon once advocated for basic income — and then turned against it.https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/05/richard-nixon-ubi-basic-income-welfare/
Maybe Doug Ford will consider reinstating the basic income pilot project in Ontario he ended when he came into power. BC is in the process of looking at implementing a basic income for the province.
Didn't we have a test run in Ontario under the Liberals for and when Doug Ford got into power, he got rid of it
Kusum yes, I think we to definitely have a discussion on that
Yes Ford killed it.
Also in the 1970s Manitoba ran a pilot program which had successful results from basic income
Roosevelt proposed universal health care in his New Deal that ended the Depression, but it was voted down by southern states, Wendell
I know my son is benefiting from the CERB- as a young black man, who lost his part time job with the City recreation department and was attending College full time. I have heard from his friends who are also benefiting. Great discussion to have on continuing some of the initiatives that King and Malcolm wanted to pursue.
What comes next with respect to these Saturday sessions