Blog Profile / New Black Man

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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

We Might Not Have Justice, but We Still Have The Village

Jamel Shabazz -- ["Flying High," Brooklyn, 1980.] We Might Not Have Justice, but We Still Have The Village by Froswa' Booker-Drew | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) | The OpEd Projec t Our children are not safe, and the village is no longer paying attention. Show More Summary

The Truth About Job-Taking Machines, Globalization, and Mexican Trade

'The US economy has spawned a vicious cycle that few people are talking about, but it's one that affects us all. You, right now, are likely caught in that ugly loop. In fact, it's what may one day send you packing from your job. It's called technology-enabled disruption. Show More Summary

Art21-- Extended Play: Theaster Gates on Collecting

'From his Chicago studio, Theaster Gates reflects on the various collections he has acquired and created artworks with, including the Jet magazine archives and the inventory of an entire hardware store. In addition to serving as source...Show More Summary

ProPublica's The Breakthrough: Uncovering NYC Cops Making Millions in Suspicious Deals

'On first episode of this season’s The Breakthrough, ProPublica talks with WNYC’s Robert Lewis tells us how his reporting triggered an internal investigation of suspicious dealings made by active-duty New York police officer.' -- ProPublica

Vocalo: Ice Cube Celebrates 25th anniversary of Death Certificate and Launch of BIG3 Basketball League

'Seminal West Coast rap icon Ice Cube is dipping his toes into the realm of professional basketball with the launch of his new 3 on 3 league, The BIG3. Jill Hopkins spoke with Cube about his new endeavor as well as the 25th anniversary of his classic Death Certificate reissue.' -- Vocalo Music

Flatbush + Main: W.E.B. Du Bois in Brooklyn

'In Episode 11 of Brooklyn Historical Society’s podcast Flatbush + Main, co-hosts Zaheer Ali and Julie Golia explore the last decade of the life of iconic Civil Rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois, when he called Brooklyn home.'

Compliance Won’t Save You: on Philando Castile

Compliance Won’t Save You by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) In early December of 2016, the city of Chicago prepared to settle suits for two deadly police shootings for more than $6 Million. Days later the cities...Show More Summary

Loving Hard Like a Bill Withers Song: Five Albums

Loving Hard Like a Bill Withers Song: Five Albums by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) The thing that is important to remember about Bill Withers, is that when he officially “arrived” in the spring of 1971 with his debut album Just As I Am, he was a fully-formed 32-year-old. Show More Summary

Christopher Emdin: For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood

'Dr. Christopher Emdin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University; where he also serves as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education. Show More Summary

Ava DuVernay Shares The Mission & Challenge of 'Queen Sugar'

'Ava DuVernay (Queen Sugar) joins The Hollywood Reporter for this season's Drama Showrunner Roundtable. In this episode of Close Up she shares she challenge (and mission) of creating a show where "black people had concerns other than being black."' -- The Hollywood Reporter

Poverty and Bohemia in Bed-Stuy

'Brandon Harris, contributing editor to Filmmaker Magazine, filmmaker and film writer and the author of Making Rent in Bed-Stuy: A Memoir of Trying to Make It in New York City (Amistad, 2017), talks about the history of Brooklyn's largest historically black neighborhood, and trying to make it as an artist in the changing neighborhood.' -- The Brian Lehrer Show

Rita Dove Dances till Dawn

'When the poet Rita Dove’s house in Charlottesville, Virginia, burned to the ground, she and her husband had to start over. Her first clothing purchase was a gown to wear to a dinner dance. And, when they rebuilt the house, the couple designed a giant space just to practice ballroom dance in—waltz, foxtrot, Argentine tango, and other steps. Show More Summary

Jelani Cobb: "The Half-Life of Freedom: The Media and Alternative Facts"

'New Yorker staff writer and Columbia Journalism School professor Jelani Cobb delivers a lecture on politics, journalism, and history entitled "The Half-Life of Freedom." Part 1: "The Media and Alternative Facts".' -- New York Public Library

The Mountaintop Ain't Flat: Regina Bradley on Hip-Hop and The American South

'With a splash of humor, scholar Regina Bradley explores how hip hop is used as a tool of reckoning in the contemporary Black American South. Regina N. Bradley, the 2016 Nasir Jones Hip Hop Fellow at Harvard University, is an assistant professor of African American Literature at Armstrong State University. Show More Summary

Larry Wilmore--Black on The Air: The N-Word + Detecting Bullshit + Charlamagne Tha God on ‘Black Privilege’

'Larry Wilmore discusses Seinfeld’s awkward moment with Kesha on the red carpet, the Bill Cosby trial, his personal formula for detecting bullshit, and Bill Maher’s recent use of the word "nigger." Later, Wilmore talks to Charlamagne tha God about growing up in rural South Carolina and how it shaped his worldview.'

Black Detroit: How African Americans Shape the Motor City

'The city of Detroit is growing again, but it's more of a gradual growth these days. It's quite a contrast from the budding days of Motor City, when millions of African Americans fled to escape Jim Crow restrictions in the South. Author...Show More Summary

Never Forget That Comey Is The Feds by Lawrence Ware

Never Forget That Comey Is The Feds by Lawrence Ware | @Law_Writes | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Trump is bold. I’ll give him that. A few weeks ago, y’all’s president fired James Comey, the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Show More Summary

How Schools, Parents And Organizations Are Trying To Close The Achievement Gap

'College graduation rates are up for Americans in nearly every racial and ethnic group. But the so-called achievement gap is still pretty big. As of 2016, according to Pew, 55 percent of white 25- to 34-year-olds had attained at least an associate degree. Show More Summary

Debunking Myths About Gun Violence

Andrea Lewis of The Root offers information that debunks the myths of Gun Violence. -- The Root

Vann R. Newkirk II: Environmental Racism Is the New Jim Crow

'Communities of color face disproportionate rates of natural disaster and environmental harm. Staff writer Vann R. Newkirk II argues that discrimination in public planning is to blame. “Pollution and the risk of disaster are assigned to black and brown communities through generations of discrimination and political neglect,” says Newkirk II. Show More Summary

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