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Hughie Lee Smith -- "Desert Forms" (1957) “But don't wait to jump in too long” by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) “You never have time for anything” my 15-year-old daughter chides me with regards to something that has nothing to do with her. Show More Summary
'Luvvie Ajayi isn't afraid to speak her mind or to be the one dissenting voice in a crowd, and neither should you. "Your silence serves no one," says the writer, activist and self-proclaimed professional troublemaker. In this bright,...Show More Summary
'Rakia Reynolds, founder and CEO of PR company Skai Blue Media, has worked with and been inspired by clients such as Serena Williams, Ashley Graham and the hashtag #1000blackgirlbooks. She shares strategies and insights on being a mother, breaking through as an entrepreneur and embracing her identity as a black woman.' -- American Masters PBS
'Award-winning blogger, former print journalist, screenwriter, political and social commentator, creator of the pop culture and politics blog, blacksnob.com and Managing Editor of TheRoot.com, Danielle Belton sits down with Black America host Carol Jenkins to discuss the Root's 100 most influential African-Americans.'
'As A Raisin in the Sun broke new ground on Broadway, Lorraine Hansberry raised her voice for activism. In this clip, from Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, Hansberry is heard delivering the keynote address at the First Conference of Negro Writers.' -- American Masters PBS
'Multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems hosted a day of music, art and talk in a public event called “The Shape of Things,” exploring America’s history of violence. Jeffrey Brown reports from New York about what inspired Weems to take on the project and what message the group of 50 artists wants to send.' -- PBS NewsHour
'"Baby Bonds" are back in the news. Two professors, William 'Sandy' Darity & Darrick Hamilton, presented their idea to do something about widening inequality to an economics conference. They suggest creating an education trust fund for each newborn. The grants — ranging from $500 to $50,000 — would be on a sliding scale tied to household income.' -- NPR
'Destin Jenkins, Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor and incoming Assistant Professor of U.S. History at the University of Chicago, joins the New Dawn Podcast to discuss the emergence of histories of racial capitalism. Jenkins...Show More Summary
'Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Henson takes the BUILD stage to talk all about her new movie, Proud Mary.'
'Sidney Poitier, Lloyd Richard and Ruby Dee reflect on the unprecedented casting of Black actors in the Broadway debut of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Explore the inner life and works of the activist, playwright and author of A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry. Show More Summary
'In the 1970s, independent bookstores, local food co-ops and credit unions shaped a new consumer landscape that was as much about protest as it was about purchase. In his new book “From Head Shops To Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of...Show More Summary
Golden Globes Fade to Black to Protest #MeToo; But for Black Working Men Dressing for Success Always a High-Stakes Scenario by Jackson F. Brown | @JacksonFBrown | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Of course, Hollywood would protest its own structural inequality with a retreat to sartorial conservatism. Show More Summary
Blackness in Sequence by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) In December of 2017, Kendrick Lamar released a vinyl collector’s edition of his critically acclaimed album Damn., but unlike the original release, the collector’s edition was sequenced in reverse order. Show More Summary
'Seattle-based writer, speaker and Internet yeller Ijeoma Oluo joined Rebecca Carroll for a live taping of her podcast pilot Black Folks at The Greene Space at WNYC. Oluo was named of of the most influential people in Seattle, by Seattle Magazine. Show More Summary
'On this episode of Over | Under, Erykah Badu also rates landlines, airline safety videos, Fred Flintstone, and more in this episode of Over/Under.'
'"Glowing Lines: Odili Donald Odita in Durham" follows abstract painter Odili Donald Odita and his technical team as they conceive, develop and complete two monumental murals commissioned by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Show More Summary
'On this episode of Black America, host Carol Jenkins sits down with the award and fellowship winning director and producer Thomas Allen Harris. He discusses his work behind such projects as the film Through A Lens Darkly and the forthcoming television series Family Pictures.'
'Photographer Fati Abubakar has embarked on a personal project to showcase her hometown in Borno State, Nigeria, in the time of Boko Haram. "Bits of Borno" on social media has gained critical acclaim and has been covered in media outlets...Show More Summary
'BRIC TV Senior Correspondent Brian Vines and activist Rosa Clemente discuss how her home island of Puerto Rico is dealing with the impact of Hurricane Maria -- and the ongoing struggle to achieve Puerto Rican independence.'
'To celebrate Tate Modern's Soul of a Nation exhibition Tate invited Kahlil Joseph and Arthur Jafa to discuss their careers and influences with curator Zoe Whitley, alongside a special presentation and discussion of the photography of Roy DeCarava by curator Mark Godfrey.' -- Tate Talks