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Tangazo is a meeting place where we share ideas and explore efforts to improve our human conditions and quite simply make our lives better. All are welcome, none will be judged, but all are challenged to look beyond ourselves and our notions of how others think about issues of cultural​,​ political and social significance. We are building bridges of communication between the many groups that make up the St​. L​ouis Metropolitan Region by sharing and reflecting on the stories and lives of a diverse group of guests.

Host and Producer: Hank Thompson
Guest Hosts: Tim Person, Rev. Darryl Gray & Mike Jones
Technical Producers: Kevin Melter, Frankie Meixner, Ryan Voelkel, Jeron Wilson, Matt Patston, Jon Valley

Jan 17, 2023

Monday night’s discussion on the kdhx podcast Tangazo, was appropriately devoted to the legacy, of Dr. Martin Luther King jr.
Our panel, of some of StLouis’s finest included Malik Ahmed, founder and former CEO of Better Family Life , Robert Green, founder of the Frederick Douglass Museum and the Juneteenth celebration commission.
Attorney Randall C Cahill, of the Cahill partnership law firm and Robert A Powell founder and CEO of the Portfolio Arts and Education Gallery. ———

Our discussion on Kings legacy, led to some heated debate, ie. was Kings, “I Have A Dream,” speech his defining moment, are was too little attention paid to his anti Vietnam war positions and his focus on human rights, as opposed to just civil rights for African Americans. ————

Are we as African Americans, better off today through Dr.Kings efforts towards integration, are have we loss the spirit of unity and a common cause,as a result of successfully integrating American society.
Finally, have we as black folks arrived to the,”promised land,” that Martin Luther King jr foresaw.———

Our discussion is passionate and occasionally heated but then again, why shouldn’t it be, given the struggle we have endured as a people, for justice and equality in these United States of America. ———