Eric Williams – Sahara TV Reporting
Five reports from Eric Williams
“Going On An All Expense Paid Trip Is Frowned Upon In The Journalism Profession” – Richard Prince
Published on Feb 18, 2014
A heated public discussion, played in the Black American press over whether a group of journalists should have taken a trip to Morocco in January 2014. Making the case against ‘taking the money from a government’ is Washington-Based columnist, Richard Prince. Prince came under fire, and sharp criticism, by Floyd Alvin Galloway in the New York Beacon Newspaper. The Beacon is a noted and ‘edgy’ weekly in the African-American community. Galloway argued that the Black Press MUST take such junkets to African nations to ‘bring the mother continent home’ to its readership.
The Central Park 5 Update: Demanding Compensation
Published on Feb 6, 2014
Supporters of the five young men known as the CENTRAL PARK FIVE, at a New York’s City Hall, called for monetary payment following 25 years of an unjust conviction in a case that rocked New York in 1989. The five, wrongly convicted in the brutal rape and attack on a white female jogger, were later found innocent after serving years for a crime neither man committed. New York’s newly elected Mayor, Bill de Blasio, had promised during the 2013 campaign that such cases would be settled during his administration. Former and current elected officials who took part in the news conference called on the Mayor to stick to his promise.
The Black Arts, Jazz, Literature and Music: A talk with Artist Rome Neal
Published on Mar 1, 2014
Rome Neal is an Actor, Theatrical Director, Musician and co-producer of the long-running one man performance called MONK. It is a look at the life of the complicated musical genius who changed the interpretation of piano Jazz. MONK, says Neal, is also a link with both African and African-American artists the world over, using Jazz music as a vehicle for that connection. Neal, who is also executive director of the monthly New York talent show program he calls BANANA PUDDING, talks about is one man act, a collaboration with playwright Lawrence Holder. Neal has performed the play on both sides of the Atlantic ocean, including several performances in Nigeria. He talks with us inside Sahara Television studios about his work, and his new directions in the Black Arts.
International Women’s Month and C-S-W: The Zoe Bakoko Interview
Published on Feb 28, 2014
Zoe Bakoko is a woman with a lot to say. Not only about corruption in her native Uganda, but also about the status of women inside that African society. As the ‘Month Of The Woman’ gets underway this March, there is also a major event set to take place at United Nations headquarters in New York. It is the second largest international gathering of dignitaries assembled in one place, at the annual Commission on the Status of Women, also known as ‘C-S-W,’ for short. C-S-W58 is an important, yet largely under-reported annual event, that we will take a look at this year, with a close look at the status of women on the African continent. Zoe Bakoko, a former cabinet minister inside the Ugandan government, gives us a preview of this major event, and a peek into conditions that women in her own country face, and that will be addressed over the next three weeks.
Black History Month: A Look Back At Adam Clayton Powell, Junior
Published on Feb 21, 2014
A look back at a nearly forgotten man, the former Harlem Congressman, and Pastor of the oldest Black Protestant church in New York, Adam Clayton Powell, Junior. This segment includes an interview with the former New York City Councilman, and State Assembly member, Adam Clayton Powell, the Fourth, one of his surviving sons who joined us at Sahara TV’s New York studios.
Inflamatory Breast Cancer (IBC) Conference (2008)
Uploaded on Nov 28, 2008
Address to the first international Inflammatory Breast Cancer conference held in Houston, Texas at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. I-B-C as it is also known, is a rare and aggressive version of the disease. Williams, who is a reporter with the Pacifica station, WBAI-FM in New York,
Eric Williams on ‘Let them talk’ Show
Uploaded on May 12, 2007
Veteran NYC journalist Eric Williams discusses the news, his new organization International Access Networks (www.internationalaccess.org), Don Imus and much more with Paul DeRienzo & Joan Moossy