Blog Profile / New Black Man


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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

#BlackMusicMatters: 15 Songs Every Lover of Black Music Should Know

photo credit: Whitney Thomas #BlackMusicMatters: 15 Songs Every Lover of Black Music Should Know Curated by Dyana Williams | @DyanaWilliams | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Legendary radio host and music industry insider, Dyana Williams...Show More Summary

40 Years Later, The Cast Of 'Cooley High' Looks Back

WBEZ 91.5 talks with the cast of Cooley High, on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of its release. The film, based on a script by Eric Monte and directed by Michael Schultz, starred Glynn Turman and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs.

Bree Newsome Speaking on Art, Activism, Science Fiction and Horror @ Spelman

"Bree Newsome speaks about being an artist & activist and the importance of black science fiction/horror at the Octavia E. Butler Celebration of Arts and Activism, held at Spelman College in April 2014 by author and Spelman Cosby Chair Dr. Tananarive Due. Bree Newsome is a filmmaker whose horror short film Wake won numerous awards."

Whose “Danny Boy”? on An Anthem of Black Loss and Longing by Mark Anthony Neal

Carrie Mae Weems, "Mourning" (2008) Whose “D anny Boy”? on An Anthem of Black Loss and Longing by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Jackie Wilson seems an unlikely place to think loudly about the matters of Black Lives or even the matters of Black Music. Show More Summary

Terence Blanchard + The E Collective Offer Music of Protest with 'Breathless'

With Eric Garner's dying words "I can't breathe," as inspiration, Terence Blanchard's latest release Breathless (with The E Collective) musically addresses the realities of Black life in the contemporary moment. The album features cover art from Andrew F. Scott (Black Man Grove: Resilience) and a cover recording of Les McCann and Eddie Harris' "Compared to What?"

Robert Glasper "Covers" Kendrick Lamar's "I'm Dying of Thirst" as Tribute to Black Lives Lost

On Robert Glasper's phenomenal new trio recording Covered, he closes with a cover of Kendrick Lamar's "I'm Dying of Thirst" that serves as a memorial to #BlackLivesLost.

Immutable Fictions: on Protected Classes by Karla FC Holloway

Immutable Fictions: on Protected Classes by Karla FC Holloway | @ProfHolloway | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) The phrase you are looking for, Americans-fascinated-by-the-Dolezal-fabrications, comes from Constitutional Law. It isShow More Summary

On Charleston: Black Genocide as Rapture by Ahmad Greene-Hayes

Image Credit: Funeral Procession by T. Coleman On Charleston: Black Genocide as Rapture Ahmad Greene-Hayes | _@BrothaG | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Published in 1992, Derrick Bell’s The Space Traders tells the story of munificent...Show More Summary

"Still Life With Black Death" -- Spoken Word from Joshua Bennett

Joshua Bennett performs "Still Life With Black Death" at The Strivers Row #BlackLivesMatter Benefit Show. Recorded Live at MIST Harlem, USA.

Sun Ra: Astro Black Mythology & Black Resistance (Panel)

Footage from the Sun Ra: Astro Black Mythology & Black Resistance held at the University of Chicago in May of 2015, on the occasion of his 101st birthday. Panelist include Anthony Reed + William Sites + Greg Tate and moderator Will Faber.

Connecting Inmates with Their Children through Books

'A new program uses technology to fill an important role in the development of the children of those who are incarcerated. Organizers say the TeleStory program is the first of its kind in the country. At the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library in New York, families of inmates bring their children to a special room filled with toys and books. Show More Summary

"Prophetic Grief": A Sermon with Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. + Rev. Dr. Oits Moss III

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. + Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III talk "Prophetic Grief" in the aftermath of the Charleston killings at Mother Emanuel AME Church.

The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip Hop

"Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock. It has produced generations of artists who have revolutionized their genre(s) by applying the aesthetic innovations of the culture. The BreakBeat Poets features...Show More Summary

On the Confederate Flag and Reparations by Charles Bane, Jr

On the Confederate Flag and Reparations by Charles Bane, Jr. | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) As the Confederate Flag starts its descent from capitol domes and merchandise sites, the time has never been more right for the work of Reconstruction, never undertaken, to begin. Show More Summary

“Anyone Who Had a Heart”: Listening to Luther after Charleston by Mark Anthony Neal

“Anyone Who Had a Heart”: Listening to Luther after Charleston by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Admittedly, the music of the late Luther Vandross seems an odd location to center Black emotionality in the aftermath of one of the most significant cases of anti-Black terrorism in the United States in recent memory. Show More Summary

Jazz Night in America: Kamasi Washington in Los Angeles

Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride visits saxophonist Kamasi Washington and documents the record release concert where Washington presented his new album The Epic complete with band, voices, strings and many special guests...

Please Hold Your Applause Until the End: on Taking Down the Confederate Flag

Please Hold Your Applause Until the End: on Taking Down the Confederate Flag by Lori Latrice Martin | @ @blackbatonrouge | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Many people are applauding calls for the removal of the Confederate Flag from the State Capitol in South Carolina and Wal-Mart's decision not to carry items with the controversial emblem. Show More Summary

ReelBlack: Haile Gerima Talks Black Film and the LA Rebellion

still from Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep (1977) In this interview with ReelBlack, Filmmaker and Howard University professor Haile Gerima shares his definition of Black Film and his perspective of the LA Rebellion and Black Arts Movements.

On Point: Race & Violence in America with Anthea Butler + Mark Anthony Neal

On Point with Tom Ashbrook discusses race and violence in the aftermath of the killings at Mother Emanual AME Church in Charleston. Ashbrook is joined by Anthea Butler, associate professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania;...Show More Summary

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