MK Asante draws parallels between community-based struggle as manifested in mass movements including the Civil Rights Movement and the individual-based struggle articulated by today’s Hip Hop Community. Georgetown University sociology professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson provides poignant insight to the discussion.
Pointing to the environment as a learning tool, MK Asante interlaces personal stories of the unconventional teachers that allow his precocity to shine despite the dysfunction that surrounded him—at home and at school. Georgetown University sociology professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson contributes to the discussion.
While virtually bestowing deity status upon his older brother when he was a young boy, MK Asante learned firsthand the influence that siblings can have on each other. He also realized that definitions of sibling relationships described by blood relations alone might be too limiting. Georgetown University sociology professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson contributes to the conversation.
MK Asante invites listeners to travel with him as an alternative educational system reinvigorates the natural curiosity that other schools—public and private—had disquieted in him. Asante offers practical suggestions and anecdotes that urge the country to change the way it thinks about education and to create systems that encourage innovation and creative thinking. Georgetown University sociology professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson adds to the discussion.
MK Asante takes listeners on a personal odyssey as he takes a fresh perspective on a common topic: the disparity between public and private schools. Interweaving his personal narrative with a poetic voice, Asante dissects what he sees as an antiquated system of American teaching and the deleterious effect it has on many American children, particularly its black and brown populations. Intellectual luminary Dr. Michael Eric Dyson contributes to the discussion.