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"Couple Walking, Park Avenue" (1960), Roy DeCarava
Duke Law School Sparked by the Michael Brown shooting in Missouri, there is a renewed public discussion on troubled interactions between minorities and police. This panel, comprised of experts from various disciplines, offers observations and suggestions. Show More Summary
ART21 How does an artist acknowledge forgotten people? In this film, artist Abigail DeVille stalks the streets of Harlem with a trash-laden push cart, creating temporary sculptural interventions along the way. Stopping at Lenox Avenue and 131st Street, Bronx-born DeVille tucks a smiling plaster cast of her face into an outdoor planter. Show More Summary
Ill Doctrine | Jay Smooth Some Ill Doctrine outtakes. A few weeks ago I was testing my phone's camera and talked out a bunch of thoughts about Ferguson, or specifically the two high-profile rap records that came out in response.
Moment’s Pleasure # 2, 2008, rhinestones, acrylic and enamel on wood panel, 72” x 84” © 2008, Mickalene Thomas.
Take Two | KPCC Thirty years ago, on September 20,"The Cosby Show" debuted on NBC and went on to dominate our screens for almost a decade. Speaking to Take Two's Alex Cohen, Mark Anthony Neal, professor of African and African American Studies at Duke University said "The Cosby Show" broke down racial stereotypes. Listen
Barkley Hendricks, "Fela: Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen..." (2002)
Black Youth Project Black Youth Project 100 (BYP 100) is an activist member-based organization of Black 18-35 year olds, dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people. We do this through building a collective focused on transformative leadership development, non-violent direct action organizing, advocacy and education. Show More Summary
The Takeaway | PRI Would you like paper or plasma? That's the question book lovers face now that e-reading has gone mainstream. And, a s it turns out, our brains process digital reading very differently.
The Root.com Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down in the studio with Rapsody to talk about her music, influences, and the gender dynamics in hip hop. Rapsody released her new single, 'Hard to Choose' this week, Rapsody's forthcoming album Beauty and The Beast will be released on October 7th, 2014.
New York Times Video In Ferguson, Mo., a neighbor of Michael Brown’s family tried to clear various warrants for his arrest so he could participate in civil disobedience. Produced by: Brent McDonald
Professor Tricia Rose Comments from Professor Tricia Rose at Brown University's Ferguson Teach-In, September 9, 2014. Events surrounding the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have re-ignited conversations about racism, inequality, and increasingly militaristic policing practices in black and brown communities across the US. Show More Summary
Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Marketplace APM Millions of pieces of data are being collected on students everyday. How safe is it?
Parenting While Black... and Middle-class on TV by Lisa B. Thompson | NewBlackMan (in Exile) | The OpEd Project Save for Hulu or Nick at Night reruns, American TV viewers are hard-pressed to find black middle-class images unless they’re...Show More Summary
Blank on Blank Michael Jackson interviewed during the Off the Wall phtoto shoot in 1979 by John Pidgeon. They are joined by a 13-year-old Janet Jackson.