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This edition: The Gypsy Mystique

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 19, 2012.

First aired: November 21, 2012.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we look in on the Roma/Gypsy community in the US and how some of the younger generation are trying to dispel the negative stereotypes associated with the culture. We explore the growing trend toward atheism in the African American community and the response to that. Then we see how two Latino artists encouraged a Brooklyn community to celebrate the day of the dead.

Guest List

George Eli Filmmaker, “Searching for the 4th Nail”

Cristiana Grigore

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Jud Nirenberg Chair, American Council for Romani Equality

Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Benjamin "Borish" Rojas Artist

Adrian "Viajero" Roman Artist

Mandisa Thomas Founder & President, Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Ayanna Watson CEO, Black Atheists of America

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