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The Questions | OkayPlayer In the latest episode of "The Questions" Okayplayer Talib Kweli invited us to the set of his music video for "Violations" from his album Gravitas featuring Raekwon the Chef to talk about Nelson Mandela and Amiri Baraka's legacies.
Democracy Now After serving 19 months in prison, the African-American transgender activist CeCe McDonald is free. She was arrested after using deadly force to protect herself from a group of people who attacked her on the streets of Minneapolis. Show More Summary
Colbert Repor t "Redefining Realness" author Janet Mock expands on her heated interview with Piers Morgan and the challenges facing the transgender community.
Democracy Now As the country marks Presidents' Day, we turn to an aspect of U.S. history that is often missed: the complicity of American presidents with slavery. "More than one in four U.S. presidents were involved in human trafficking and slavery. Show More Summary
PriceFilms The Hip-Hop Fellow is a 78 minute documentary following Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder's tenure at Harvard University as he teaches 'The Standards of Hip-Hop' course, conducts research for his thesis and explores hip-hop's history, culture and role in academia. Show More Summary
Left of Black S4:E20: The Divided Mind of the Black Church Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Pastor Raphael G. Warnock, Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Churchin Atlanta and the author of The Divided Mind of the Black Church: Theology, Piety, and Public Witness (NYU Press). Show More Summary
New Book: The Cultural Impact of Kanye West ( ed. Julius Bailey ) Palgrave Macmillan, 3/6/2014 T he ability of popular art to offer societal critiques and challenge received ideas has been recognized throughout history. Through rap and...Show More Summary
Crunk Feminist Collective CFC discusses the politics of love for our annual love series. You can check out more of Kiese Laymon's work here : http://kieselaymon.com. His two books are Long Division: A Novel and How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays.
Schomburg Center Rebecca Walker is joined by writer and editor Veronica Chambers, for a conversation about her new book, Ade—a transcendent love story turned tale of survival.
“Not in This Neighborhood!” A Reflection on Race and Rights in the Wake of the Jordan Davis Murder Trial by Tikia Hamilton | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) The verdict for the murder of Jordan Davis has now been handed to us. Among...Show More Summary
1HoodMedia 9th Wonder sits down with 1Hood Media Academy participant K-Rocz to talk about the price of fame, in part two of his interview. Directed by Paradise Gray. Edited by HauteMuslim.
Democracy Now In one of the worst coal ash spills in U.S. history, up to 27 million gallons of contaminated water and 82,000 tons of coal ash spilled into North Carolina's Dan River after a pipe burst underneath a waste pond. That is enough toxic sludge to fill more than 70 Olympic swimming pools. Show More Summary
All in with Chris Hayes Chris Hayes looks at the Michael Dunn case and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., and MSNBC contributor Dr. James Peterson join him to discuss “Stand Your Ground.” Dune is accused of murdering Black Florida teen Jordan Davis.
NYU Press Over more than two centuries men, women, and children escaped from slavery to make the Southern wilderness their home. They hid in the mountains of Virginia and the low swamps of South Carolina; they stayed in the neighborhood or paddled their way to secluded places; they buried themselves underground or built comfortable settlements. Show More Summary
1Hood Media 9th Wonder recently sat down with 1Hood Media Academy participant K-Rocz to talk about a number of things. This interview delves into the music industry, Jamla, and wack rappers