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Left of Black S7:E9: Erasure + Blaqueer + the Margins of Blackness with Tim’m West On this episode of Left of Black activist and scholar Tim’m West (@BraveEducator) joins Mark Anthony Neal in a frank conversation of Black Queer identity and erasure in Black communities. Show More Summary
The Politics of Gender: Women, Men and the 2016 Campaign -- Did Gender Matter with Jen O’Malley Dillon, Former Deputy Campaign Manager, Obama 2012 and Co-Founder, Precision Strategies + Margie Omero, Executive Vice President of Public...Show More Summary
"People of a Darker Hue" -- a film short by visual artist Carrie Mae Weems.
'With the news that Brooklyn's beloved BookCourt — and the Bronx's only bookstore, the Coop City Barnes & Noble — will close at year's end, Sarah McNally, owner of McNally Jackson bookstore on Prince Street, offers advice to the twoShow More Summary
'Ezra Edelman is a Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, whose critically acclaimed documentary “O.J.: Made in America” charts the legacy, saga, celebrity and impact of O.J. Simpson – from college football star to alleged murderer. Show More Summary
'Historian James Livingston examines the deep problem with employment in the 21st century - the broken relationship between work and income, and explains why we must look beyond capitalism's intellectual decrepitude, and to the rising rate of transfer payments, if we are to reclaim our labor, our happiness and our time from the demands of capitalism. Show More Summary
'As The PBS NewsHour continues to mourn the loss of our beloved co-anchor, Gwen Ifill, women journalists of color offer a special reflection on her impact in an industry once dominated by white men. Yamiche Alcindor of the New York Times,...Show More Summary
'Jason Moran and Carrie Mae Weems discuss music, creative practice, and collaboration.' -- +Guggenheim Museum
'At the FemTechNet Conference DJ Lynnée Denise discusses her work creating multi- dimensional and multi-sensory experiences that require audiences to apply critical thinking to how the arts can hold viable solutions to social inequality. Show More Summary
'Lorraine Forte, Executive Editor of The Chicago Reporter, talks with William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago about the future of Progressives and being a White ally.'
'Live from Chocolat Restaurant & Lounge in Harlem, USA, Bill Rhoden and Jamal Murphy reconvene to talk about Time Magazine naming Donald Trump their Person of the Year, LeBron James’s refusal to stay with his team in a New York CityShow More Summary
'Actress and singer Leslie Uggams has been in show business since the age of six, when she first appeared on TV. Since then, she's moved seamlessly between film, television, and theater. Uggams is a cultural pioneer, winning a Tony award...Show More Summary
'In a moment for African-American representation in television and film, it also appears to be a moment for improvisational jazz. Grammy award winning pianist Robert Glasper, the ear behind the Robert Glasper Experiment, is feeling his way through it, not knowing how his songs will begin or end. Show More Summary
'For all the pain, anxiety and devastation caused by the widely circulated video footage of black lives being literally extinguished, we are also bearing witness to a pronounced moment of black cultural ascension. Photographers LaToya...Show More Summary
'Theaster Gates speaks with Carrie Mae Weems and Richard J. Powell about community, artistic practice, and the politics of urban development.' -- +Guggenheim Museum
'If hate is a virus, the U.S. has got it bad. Oliver Luckett presents a fascinating perspective on how the 2016 election divided America, how social media mimics biology, and how the U.S. can start to rebuild. Luckett's book is The Social Organism: A Radical Understanding of Social Media to Transform Your Business and Life.
Music + Visuals for "Memory of… (US)" featuring Estelle & Pete Rock from De La Soul's 2016 Album and the Anonymous Nobody.
On this episode of #TheSpin hosted by Esther Armah, she is joined by filmmaker Aishah Shahidah Simmons and her mother, scholar Dr. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons in a discussion about the impact of childhood sexual violence.
Released in December of 1968, "Slow Drag" features Donald Byrd - trumpet + Sonny Red - alto sax + Cedar Walton - piano + Walter Booker - bass + Billy Higgins - drums & vocals.
Spaceships + Crowns and the Return of Black America by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) If we are to index the impulses of Marcus Garvey’s Black Star Line, Sun Ra’s Space is the Place, Parliament’s Mothership...Show More Summary