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Duke University Professor and Chair of the African + African American Studies Department Mark Anthony Neal joins Minnesota Public Radio News host Kerri Miller, as well as Michael Fauntroy (Howard University) ; Khalilah Brown-Dean (Quinnipiac...Show More Summary
'Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of Equal Justice Initiative, professor of law at New York University Law School and author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Spiegel & Grau, 2015), and Anne Pasternak, director ofShow More Summary
Cover Art by John Ira Jennings The Black Scholar is proud to announce the release of “Black Code,” by guest editors Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal. Johnson and Neal have assembled a collective of digital soothsayers working on the margins of Black Studies, Afrofuturism, radical media, and the digital humanities. Show More Summary
'The Southern Poverty Law Center has been documenting hate groups in the U.S. for decades. From 2015 to 2016 they saw a rise in the number of those groups operating in the U.S. And while current totals are not the largest they’ve ever...Show More Summary
A short film -- Talib Kweli Inside Havana (Photography - William Baró; Direction & Post Production - Helmann Avelle)
'The Root hits the streets for the National Double Dutch League competition in New York City, to learn how the sport became a black tradition and learn how to jump!'
'Nairobi-based journalist Mark Kapchanga contends that it is time for Africans to learn to speak Chinese. In a provocative column published last month in the Chinese newspaper Global Times, Kapchanga warned that Africans are at riskShow More Summary
'Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Kerry Haynie, associate professor of Political Science and African and African-American studies at Duke University, about race and the White House's response to White Supremacist violence in Charlottesville, VA. Haynie co-directs the Duke Council on Race and Ethnicity (DCORE).'
'On this edition of Making Contact we present, The Struggle Inside: The Murder of George Jackson, a program about the modern anti-prison movement. 2017 marks the 38th anniversary of Black August, first originated in the California prisons to honor fallen Freedom Fighters, George and Jonathan Jackson, Khatari Gaulden, James McClain, and William Christmas.' -- Making Contact
'Organizer Jane McAlevey charts out a course for claiming power in the Trump era - around the bought-off electoral system captured by the rich, and beyond the short-term battles of the online left - towards true power for the American...Show More Summary
'Reginald Dwayne Betts is the author and poet who has written a memoir and two books of poetry. In this episode, he tells us about his commitment to writing when inside, his journey to Yale Law School, and the importance of fuller narratives. Show More Summary
'Is the arrival of Whole Foods to Harlem a good or bad thing? Some are happy for fresh produce but others thinks it might be the nail in the coffin for Black Manhattan. The Root asked the residents their thoughts.'
'Historian Aaron Fountain explains how the Movement for Black Lives is shaping current Latino activism, and explores the modern history of African American and Latino social movement crossover - from radical urban resistance in the Civil Rights era, to the way immigration and race influence today's struggles for justice. Show More Summary
'The comedy Girls Trip is a standout success from this summer’s blockbuster season. The movie is about four best friends who take a wild and raunchy trip to New Orleans, and since its release last month, it has faired well with both audiences and critics. Show More Summary
'Jeremiah Moss, creator of the award-winning blog, “Vanishing New York,” joins The Leonard Lopate Show to discuss his book Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul. Moss explores the city's period of "hyper-gentrification" during the twenty-first century, which has dramatically transformed beloved neighborhoods and destroyed treasured unofficial landmarks.'
‘DETROIT’: Missing the Story Among the Terror by Stephane Dunn | @DrStephaneDunn | NewBlackMan (in Exile) End of the movie and I just sit there and do not move. My hands aren’t clutching the armrests or balled into furious fists. I do not join in the steady, yet subdued smatter of applause. Show More Summary
'For the Food Grails season finale, Miss Info heads to Atlanta, a city that takes pride in its strip clubs, hip-hop, and wing culture. But talk to locals and you'll quickly learn that one wing stands above the rest—lemon pepper. Natives...Show More Summary
'Buzzfeed News recently published an investigative report about the musician R. Kelly, quoting sources who said Kelly “is running an abusive ‘cult’ that’s tearing families apart.” The journalist behind the story, Jim DeRogatis, has been reporting on allegations of sexual misconduct against Kelly for 17 years. Show More Summary
'Artist, Producer, Record Label head, and North Carolina Central University + Duke University Professor 9th Wonder (Patrick Douthit) talks about the preservation of a Hip Hop archive and legacy with Alexander Heffner, host of PBS's The Open Mind'.
'The Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Lynn Nottage was joined by members of the Broadway cast of Sweat to talk about the play and the issues behind it at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.' -- New York Public Libra...