The Myth of Black Buying Power

Episode Summary

Dr. Jared Ball joins the show to discuss the myth of "Black buying power", Black banking, how rappers are becoming the new Black misleadership class, and propaganda.

Episode Notes

Dr. Jared Ball joins the show to discuss his new book, The Myth and Propaganda of Black Buying Power. We discuss the propaganda used to perpetuate the supposed trillion-dollar "buying power" myth, Black capitalism, and the Black misleadership class of rappers. Writer and organizer Erica Caines just as guest co-host for the conversation. 

The first audio you will hear is a scene from the Malcolm X movie, the second audio clip is Angela Davis discussing the relationship between capitalism and racism.