From the Margins – February 26, 2017: Interview with El Jones – What’s missing from African Heritage month

 Tonight on From the Margins, a very special guest, El Jones – on African Heritage Month, the slave history of the Maritimes and lessons to be learned for present day struggles against anti-Black racism.

El Jones is a renowned poet, teacher and activist based in Halifax. She is former poet laureate of Halifax; teaches at St, Mary’s University in the Department of Sociology and Criminology; author of book of poetry, Live from the Afrikan resistance; author for Saturday Morning File for the Halifax Examiner; radio host of Black Power Hour Radio, where Prisoners perform poetry and rap on the radio and much more.