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The Gist of Freedom interview on the Importance of Native American Month (Download)
William Loren Katz interview with The Gist of Freedom’s Ilyasha Shabazz. (November 7, 2013)

Go Pro Radio interview on Eyewitness and Black Indians (Download)
William Loren Katz interview with Go Pro Radio’s Kae Thompson and Byron Saunders. (February 20, 2013)

Sunday Morning Live Interview on Black Indians (Download)
Isadra Person-Lynn speaks with William Loren Katz and Pompey Fixico, a direct descendant of African and Seminole maroons fighters, in this joint interview on the history of Black Indians. (February 19, 2012)

WBAI Radio Interview on the new Black Indians (Download)
Broadcaster Felipe Luciano interviews William Loren Katz on the new, expanded and revised edition of Black Indians on his WBAI Pacifica Radio show. (February 10, 2012)

WBAI Radio Interview on Christopher Columbus (Download)
Broadcaster Felipe Luciano interviews William Loren Katz about the legacy of Christopher Columbus on his WBAI Pacifica Radio show “Wake Up Call.” (October 7, 2011)

KPFK Radio Interview with Samm Brown (Download)
William L. Katz discusses Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage on Samm Brown’s KPFK 90.7 FM radio show, “For the Record.” (June 2, 2011)

WBAI Radio Interview on Black Indians (Download)
Broadcaster Felipe Luciano interviews William Loren Katz about Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage on his WBAI Pacifica Radio show “Wake Up Call.” (March 25, 2011)

Race and Imperialism: Iraq Now and the Philippines Then (Download)
William L. Katz presents the occupation of Iraq from the perspective of the 1898 US invasion of the Philippines and the murderous colonial rule that lasted for 12 years. The racism, cruelty and economic greed the US brought with it became the template for the 20th century imperialist interventions. Recorded by Roger Leisner at the Brecht Forum in New York City. (May 8, 2006)

Black Indians Explore Challenges of “Hidden Heritage” (Download)
NPR radio show “Tell Me More” concluded its observance of National Native American Heritage Month with a look at the struggle of some African Americans for acceptance by those whom they consider kin. Host Michel Martin spoke with William L. Katz and Shonda Buchanan, an English professor, who is of North Carolina and Mississippi Choctaw Indian ancestry. (November 30, 2010)

Mumia Abu Jamal on Black Indians (Download)
In his Prison Radio broadcast titled “Teaching False History and its Consequences,” Mumia Abu Jamal, discusses Katz’s book Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage and calls the text “remarkable.” (2007)

Interview on The Black West—The Leonard Lopate Show (Download)
William L. Katz discusses his book The Black West on the WNYC—New York Public Radio Show (December 12, 2005)

Democracy Now! Eyewitness (Download)
Democracy Now broadcast of William Loren Katz;s talk on his book Eyewitness: A Living Document to the African-American Contribution to American History, where he takes on some myths about African American history and puts back some of the missing pages of this history. (May 12, 1998)