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USA Swimming, the national governing body of competitive swimming in the United States, unveils SwimToday campaign to encourage youth and their parents to look at competitive swimming as a regular sports activity.
Reparations, Feminism and The Black Experience by Charles Bane, Jr. | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) On a speaking tour, Frederick Douglass learned that Harriet Tubman had just returned from a perilous journey into the South—where there was a bounty on her head—to usher more slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Show More Summary
Center for Documentary Studies Driving Lessons (dir. Victor Bynum and Kris Dyson ) Two young African-American men talk about their experience of being stopped and searched by the police. Expert testimony attests to the racial disparities in this type of profiling. Driving Lessons from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo.
New York Times In one of the deadliest strikes in Gaza, Israel said it was targeting a Hamas operative. But the strike killed 26 people, including 19 children. Anne Barnard reports. Produced by: Mona El-Naggar and Anne Barnard
Beat Making Lab | PBS Digital "All Oppression is Connected" is a song produced by youth in Kenya. Dozens of students gathered at The Nest in Nairobi to address tax justice through beat making, poetry and digital power mapping workshops. Show More Summary
Duke University's Global Health Institute An intervention program aimed at helping obese women maintain their weight without adding pounds also significantly reduced depression in nearly half the participants, according to a new study from Duke University. Show More Summary
Left of Black Summer Special (vol. 2): Alexis De Veaux Discusses Her New Novel, The Erotic Life of the Classroom and Popular Feminism Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Alexis De...Show More Summary
PRI Food has a way to transport you to a place. For Trinidadians far from home, the dish of choice is Roti — but it's not just any old bread.
Choking Us to Death by Brothers Writing to Live | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) "I can’t breathe,” onlookers heard Eric Garner say as he took his final breaths. 43 years old, black, and the father of six, Garner was placed in a chokehold and suffocated to death by NYPD officers in Staten Island this past Thursday. Show More Summary
Photo Credit: HHCF Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) “He confused science fiction with science facts, He couldn’t separate the block,...Show More Summary
PBS | POV Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. Show More Summary
Another stellar visual from Pharoahe Monch for "Broken Again" from his latest PTSD. Directed by aaronisnotcool. Starring: Pharoahe Monch & Desiree Godsell Production: BKLYN1834 Director’s Assistant: Erik Groszyk Production Assistant:...Show More Summary
One with Farai | PRI Delroy Lindo speaks of his Jamaican-British ancestry as well as his craft. Farai Chideya speaks with actor Delroy Lindo, who's played everything from a gangster in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" to an animated character...Show More Summary
On Subtlety, or Out of the Mouth of Babes by Simone Drake | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) I made a last-minute decision that my family and I would travel to Brooklyn to see Kara Walker’s art installation, “ A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby…,” at the now defunct Domino Sugar Refinery. Show More Summary
PRI When a language goes extinct, it takes a wealth of knowledge about its local environment along with it. A new reports says that may be why languages and biodiversity are declining at similar rates around the world.
Producer and engineer Young Guru discusses the rise of Kanye West in this outtake from the Ken Price film The Hip-Hop Fellow. The Hip-Hop Fellow is a feature length documentary following Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder's tenure at Harvard University. Show More Summary