|Filed Under:||Ethnicity & Race / African American|
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|Archived Since:||July 20, 2008|
'Meet the Black Girls Code divas who are the future of tech. With your help, Colgate will donate $1.00 for every like or share of this inspiring video. So please share this video, like it, and let's code a brighter future together!' -- +BlackGirlsCode
'Every great documentary is the result of hundreds, if not thousands, of difficult decisions. Director Ezra Edelman, who just won the Best Documentary Feature Academy Award for O.J. Simpson: Made in America delves into one of the creative challenges he faced during this project, a scene where truth and art had to work together. Show More Summary
'TIME: The Kalief Browder Story is a documentary series about a 16 year-old student from the Bronx who spent three years on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime.'
Join Noëlle Santos -- HR professional + blogger + rebel bookseller from the Bronx, NY. in her efforts to "Bring a Goddamn Bookstore to the Bronx."
'Kiese Laymon and Regina Bradley talk Hip-Hop and the South in this conversation hosted by the The Southern Documentary Project, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, at the University of Mississippi.' When the South STILL Got Something to Say: A Conversation about Hip Hop in the South. from The Southern Documentary Project on Vimeo.
'What really fuels the economy? It’s not trade, free spending, or good old-fashioned elbow grease – it’s something much smaller and harder to see: dopamine. Many of us may not be consciously aware of the the neurochemical, altered-state highs we seek on a daily basis. Show More Summary
'The NBA is no stranger to matters of politics and activism. But with its multicultural reach, the NBA is taking a different approach, says Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine, and host of "The Edge of Sports" podcast.Show More Summary
"Mother to Son": on 'Fences’ and Climbin’ Crystal Stairs by Simone C. Drake | @SimoneCDrake | NewBlackMan (in Exile) I have read reviews of Denzel Washington’s film adaptation of August Wilson’s play Fences framed by reviewers and general moviegoers who viewed the film with their fathers or fathers viewing with their sons. Show More Summary
'Keith Jones interviewed Leroy Moore Jr. for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps San Francisco. In this clip, Moore and Jones talk about their experiences being Black Hip Hop artists living with Cerebral Palsy. Jones and...Show More Summary
'Wonder what jazz musicians think of La La Land? We caught up with a real-life Sebastian— jazz pianist Josh Nelson (who was nearly Ryan Gosling’s hand double)— to sort fact from fiction.' -- +Jazz Night in America
'Cinematographer Bradford Young sits down with GCI Co-Founder Yuri Neyman to discuss how his artistic influences have impacted his unique sense of visual style.' -- +Global Cinematography Institute
'The Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy 2017 symposium, Intersectionality and the Black Lives Matter Movement, addresses the importance of considering intersecting gender, racial, and sexual identities while discussing the Black Lives Matter movement. Show More Summary
'Racism: an unfortunately common theme throughout the Americas -- which also serves as the bulk of the African diaspora. But what does this hideous reality look like in the 5th largest nation in the world, where over 50% of its population...Show More Summary
'Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson, along with actors John Douglas Thompson and Brandon J. Dirden discuss Manhattan Theatre Club's revival of the late August Wilson's play Jitney -- the first of The Pittsburgh Cycle, 10 plays portraying Black lives across 10 decades of the 20th Century. Show More Summary
'In this web exclusive, photographer LaMont Hamilton and choreographer André Zakery - old hands at dapping - explain the meaning behind the greeting popular among African American males.' -- +CBS Sunday Morning
'Prisons are not designed for adults who are older in age. There are no accessibility points, the showers are ill-designed, and the environment overall serves as a detriment to the mental and physical state of the inmate. RAPP: Releasing Aging People in Prison is a campaign with a focus on elderly populations in Prison. Show More Summary
'The Rust Belt was promised a lot this election – will those promises, which are now transitioning into policies, be made good? Economist and UN advisor Jeffrey Sachs is a Rust Belt native himself, and believes it’s in the hands of people...Show More Summary
'Former attorney general Eric Holder sits down for an exclusive interview with Mic senior staff writer Aaron Morrison. Holder shares his concerns about the Trump administration, his thoughts on race relations in the U.S. and what he’s been up to since leaving the Department of Justice in 2015.'
'Cultural theorist Brittney Cooper examines racism through the lens of time, showing us how historically it has been stolen from people of color, resulting in lost moments of joy and connection, lost years of healthy quality of life and the delay of progress. Show More Summary
'Brooklyn-based hip-hop artist Talib Kweli entered the music scene in the late 1990s as one half of the duo Black Star. The group stressed the importance of lyricism and wrestled with systems of inequality through rap. Since then, Kweli...Show More Summary