WFDU interview: Randall Westbrook on a decline in interest in Black History Month


UPDATE: Archive link of the show is here.


Tune into WFDU’s online radio show, “The Sound of Victory” from 10:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on February 20, 2015 to hear Randall Westbrook, a lecturer in FDU’s School of Education, discuss Black History Month and its impact on diversity with show hosts Min. EJ and Elaine. Listen live at or on iHeartRadio.

“It seems that there is a falling off of interest in observance, and many believe that this has lead to, among other things, a disconnect in discussions about diversity and I will be discussing this,” says Westbrook.westbrook

An expert on the lives and works of W.E.B. DuBoise and Paul Robeson, Westbrook has a doctorate from Rutgers University. His latest book, “Education and Empowerment: The Essential Writings of W.E.B. DuBoise,” was named one of the “30 Books about Education That Must Be Read” by Jet Magazine Online.

Since 1971, 89.1 WFDU-FM has been the radio voice of Fairleigh Dickinson University. The station broadcasts from the historic Armstrong Tower in Alpine, N.J.