Wiley, Akers, and Bamuthi Joseph
Discover the tradition of spiritual music found at Angola State Prison in Louisiana with saxophonist Howard Wiley.
Spend the day with weaver Adela Akers in her studio as she works with painstaking delicacy.
Lend an ear to Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who blends spoken word, rap and movement to tell stories drawn from personal experience.
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Find out what saxophonist Howard Wiley heard that opened up his world.
See how ponies and parties play an important part in the work of weaver Adela Akers.
Meet Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who combines spoken word, rap and movement in his performances.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Black History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Black History Month. During February, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on African American themes and issues.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.