Meria interviews Adam Shell, Documentarian on his film “Pursuing Happiness,” Happiness is an inside job, Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – what happened, USA is #23 on the happiness list, 80% of anti-depressants eaten by Americans, Defining happiness, Judging yourself, Does money make you happy, How to be happy in relationship, 10,000 Things to Make You Happy(revised to 14,000), Music and dancing, Happiness is necessary for survival, Sense of community, Happiness is contagious, Life isn’t about what you don’t have, How you live is what matters, True charity, Being your authentic self and lots more.
El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcolm X, was born 91 years ago today. Political consciousness, critical thinking and the development of authentic, uncompromising leadership and power were constant themes in his speeches and in his life. Leid Stories discusses the relevance of these precepts to our collective situation and status as a society today.
The late Kwame Turé, a seminal figure in Pan-African consciousness raising and liberation struggles, bridges past, present and future in a no-holds-barred, clinical assessment of political activism in the 1960s, an era of worldwide agitation and struggles for freedom and liberation. He expounds on five key lessons of that period.