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|Archived Since:||July 20, 2008|
'In this rigorous examination of U.S. housing policy, Richard Rothstein exposes a century of unconstitutional federal, state, and local laws designed to segregate American cities. He combines legal research with heartbreaking human stories...Show More Summary
'Robin Coste Lewis is the author of Voyage of the Sable Venus, winner of the 2016 National Book Award. This collection of poems is a meditation on the cultural depiction of women in the African diaspora. Coste Lewis considers the roles...Show More Summary
'Dance Africa is the nation's largest festival of African dance. Celebrating its 40th year, Dance Africa's Artistic Director, Abdel R. Salaam, visits BK Live studio to talk with us about what we can expect this Memorial Day weekend, and carrying forward the vision of the festival's founder and guiding spirit, Baba Chuck Davis.' -- BRIC TV
A profile of Carole Boyce Davies, Professor of English and Africana Studies at Cornell University. She is the author of Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject (Routledge) and Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (Duke University Press). Show More Summary
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Sonics and visuals for Talib Kweli & Styles P. -- "Nine Point Five" feat. Sheek Louch, Jadakiss, NIKO IS from Seven (2017)
'In one of the most riveting auction battles in history, a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat brought $110.5 million – the record for an American artist. Watch as auctioneer Oliver Barker fields bids between two collectors determined to take home the monumental masterpiece, the star of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction.' -- Sotheby's
'About six years ago, twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother decided to team up with their friend Anita Bias to form the musical group KING. Little did they know the trio would soon cross paths with Prince and eventually receive a Grammy nomination. Show More Summary
'NPR's Michel Martin speaks with three generations of African-American police officers from Indianapolis: Clarence White Sr., Clarence White Jr. and Rodney White Jr. for the NPR series: Generations.'
'The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been entertaining audiences for a long time. Its history goes back 146 years — to about the time when professional baseball emerged and before Coca-Cola was invented. After years of declining ticket sales and seemingly endless conflicts with animal rights groups, Ringling Bros. Show More Summary
A final project from Duke University's #HistoryOfHipHop v. 7 with 9th Wonder + Mark Anthony Neal (Spring 2017) reimagines the Notorious B.I.G.'s "Sky's the Limit" (Life After Death, 1997).
'Eddie N. Williams, who spent three decades running The Joint Center for Political Studies, the first Black think tank in Washington, has died at the age of 84' -- NPR
'NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Richard Rothstein about his new book, The Color of Law, which details how federal housing policies in the 1940s and '50s mandated segregation and undermined the ability of Black families to own homes and build wealth.'
'On this episode of The Combat Jack Show, host Reggie Osse welcomes back Jamilah Lemieux, who brings us up to date with her new venture, CassiusLife and what she's plotting for the future. We're also talking politics, love, the feminist movement and so much more. #RaiseTheBar'
Baba Chuck Davis. Forceful Generosity. Divine Artistry. by Thomas F. DeFrantz | @tbirdinflight | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) A man who would bring forward the possibilities of the group, always in connection to the ancestors. Baba Chuck Davis transitioned May 14, 2017 at the end of 80 glorious years. Show More Summary
Dear White People and Black Students Coming to Voice on PWI and HBCU Campuses In the new Netflix series Dear White People, conversations about racism on a college campus take center stage. The story features members of the Black Student...Show More Summary
'As a Princeton Professor of history emerita and the author of seven books, most famously The History of White People, Dr. Nell Irvin Painter has made her mark in the world of academia. Now in her 70s she's added acclaimed artist to her list. Show More Summary
'Chances are, if you're Johnny Mathis, you've been revealing your feelings in song for a long time, having recorded his first #1 hit back in 1957. The singer, who has a new album of the Great New American Songbook, produced by Babyface, talks with a misty Nancy Giles about his wonderful, wonderful six-decade career.' -- CBS Sunday Morning
'BJ The Chicago Kid interprets a stripped down version of Blackstreet's "Before I Let You Go" with guitarist Jeff V.'