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Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas Videomentary of the first gastronomic safari to Dakar, Senegal, West Africa led by culinary Chef Pierre Thiam. The occasion was the First International Festival of Local Products and of African Cuisine under the label of AfroEats. Show More Summary
WNYC's Soundcheck What's the Difference Between "Rap" and "Hip Hop"? Contributor Faith Salie volunteers to get to the bottom of your unanswered musical questions. In this second installment of our musical mysteries series, Soundcheck contributor Faith Salie attempts to discern rap from hip hop. Show More Summary
Don't Underestimate Young People's Ability to Surprise the World—A Hip Hop Story by Mark Naison | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Today in the United States, a soul crushing regime of testing and zero tolerance discipline policies is descending on the nation's public schools. Show More Summary
Life + Times Talib Kweli decodes the classic anthem "Get By" from his 2002 album, Quality, explaining the influence of Jay Z's "I Just Wanna Love You" and The Beatles in the writing of the record.
Democracy Now After months of protest, teachers, students and parents in Seattle, Washington, have won their campaign to reject standardized tests in reading and math. In January, teachers at Garfield High School began a boycott of the test, saying it was wasteful and being used unfairly to assess their performance. Show More Summary
Al Jazeera English Kenyan artwork is going under the hammer for the first time at a major auction house in London. In recent years international buyers have invested millions of dollars in African art. But Kenya is still relatively unknown in the art world. Prices are still considered reasonable Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Nairobi.
Roomieloverfriends Season 2 Premiere: "Episode 01" "Roomieloverfriends" is a BLACK&SEXY.TV production @blackandsexytv? http://instagram.com/blackandsxytv ?? http://twitter.com/roomielover ??? http://facebook.com/roomieloverfriends ?Show More Summary
PRI's The World Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka is worried that young Nigerians aren’t speaking Yoruba. The language is the native tongue of between 20-30 million people—mainly Nigerians, but also some Beninese and Togolese. Many of Nigeria’s best-known cultural exports—Soyinka, Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade—were brought up as Yoruba speakers. Show More Summary
Democracy Now We ask David Clay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and current president of Investigative Reporters and Editors, to evaluate President Obama's record on press freedom in the wake of the Associated Press monitoring scandal. Show More Summary
SEASON 2 Premiere - MAY 18th on http://www.youtube.com/issarae
Betty Carter with Branford Marsalis on David Sanborn's 'Night Music' (1989)
BlankonBlank "I think a lot of ladies found me so attractive because I was different."- - Wilt Chamberlain Original interview aired in 1992 on "Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori" Purchase the full-length conversation on DVD @ annliguori.com Executive Producer: David Gerlach Animator: Patrick Smith
Democracy Now Chris Hedges discusses the terrifying precedent that is being set by the U.S. government's intrusion into the phone records of the Associated Press. Hedges states, "I can't understand the inability of the traditional press...Show More Summary
Complex TV In the late '90s and early 2000s, Talib Kweli wasn't seen as a star. In Complex TV's Original Show--Magnum Opus, the Brooklyn rapper talks crafting his biggest hit, "Get By".
Fahamu Pecou presents ALL DAT GLITTERS AINT GOALS (Produced by ILLASTRATE) www.fahamupecouistheshit.bandcamp.com Director: Fabian "Occasional Superstar" Williams Producer: Fahamu Pecou Videoographer: Victor "Massive" Bland Editing/Graphics:...Show More Summary
NPR Music Subway entertainers are a mixed bag, but in the arts mecca of New York City, they're often overqualified — so much so that bands and other musical acts need to audition to even set up underground. And those are just the "official" performers. Show More Summary
Not Worthy of National Attention: The NOLA Mother’s Day Mass Shootings by David J. Leonard | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Amid the celebration of moms across the nation (amid the passage of policies that directly and indirectly hurt so many...Show More Summary
The State of Things w/ Frank Stasio | WUNC-91.5 Duke Professor Carries on Tradition of Black Radical Poetry Listen 49:09 Fred Moten grew up in a home and in a time where revolution was not portrayed as a romantic dream for the future, but a vital necessity for survival. Show More Summary