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'+MadameNoire caught up with Lalah Hathaway to get her thoughts on her Dad, Donny Hathaway's music and his influence on her sound; winning two grammys despite being perceived as an underrated artist.'
'The black Republican identity has completely transformed over the past 100 years. Will Ben Carson be able to woo black voters back to the GOP? Historian Leah Wright Rigueur, conservative TV anchor Amy Holmes, and journalists Mychal Denzel Smith and Darren Sands dive in.'
'Ebony's Senior Editor Jamilah Lemieux Talks With +The Root's Danielle Belton about her career, motherhood, Twitter, 70 years of Ebony Magazine and that recent, controversial Bill Cosby cover.'
'Highlights from the +Schomburg Center's discussion with leading scholars, journalists and activists on the impact of geography on racial dynamics in America. Perceptions of "suburbia" have been challenged recently as suburbs such as Ferguson, Missouri, have become sites of major policing controversies that have resulted in community uprisings.'
Under the Cover of Soul--"Wild Flower": Skylark + The New Birth + The O’Jays by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) So Eddie Levert introduces The O’Jay’s rendition of “Wild Flower” from their 1974 album Live in...Show More Summary
"If you look at the paintings that I love in art history, these are the paintings where great, powerful men are being celebrated on the big walls of museums throughout the world," said Kehinde Wiley. "What feels really strange is not to be able to see a reflection of myself in that world." -- +CBS Sunday Morning View More: U.S. Show More Summary
Not in the Recruiting Material: The University of Louisville Peddles Sexism & Racism by David J. Leonard | @DrDavidJLeonard | NewBlackMan (in Exile) University of Louisville has officially become the capital of everything that is wrong with higher education in the United States. Show More Summary
?Cover art by Allison Janae Hamilton The Black Scholar (Routledge) is proud to announce the launch of a two-part special issue on the future of Black feminism. Our guest editors - Brittney Cooper, Tanisha Ford, Treva Lindsey, Joan Morgan,...Show More Summary
On Thursday November 5, 2015 at 1:30pm in the White Lecture Hall on Duke University's East Campus the Black Student Alliance will host Generations--The Timeless Fight for Equality: A Conversation with Charlie Cobb & DeRay Mckeeson. The conversation will be hosted by Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal.
'2015 Man Booker Prize recipient Marlon James is the first Jamaican novelist ever to win the prestigious U.K. literary prize. His novel — A Brief History of Seven Killings — jumps off from the real-life assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley. Show More Summary
'It's not about making poor choices, says Mary Bassett, Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. It's about the fact that people in the hardest hit neighborhoods (like Brownsville, Brooklyn) don't have enough options to choose from.' -- Big Think
'Comedian/Activist/Author Dick Gregory shares his insights on Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson in this exclusive clip. He also speaks on other Black Republicans Herman Cain and Clarence Thomas.' -- ReelBlack
Everybody’s Protest Music: Anthems of Life + Love + the Spirit by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) “The failure of the protest novel lies in its rejection of life, the human being, the denial of his beauty, dread,...Show More Summary
"Body"--Sonics and Visuals from The Foreign Exchange's Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey, directed by Kenneth Price.
Nancy Wilson says goodbye to the Beauty of Autumn, and perhaps the Beauty of a Summer Love with lyrics from the great Johnny Mercer and music from Barry Manilow. From her Wilson's 1991 album With My Lover Beside Me.
'Breast cancer is now as common among black women in the U.S. as it is in white women, a new report found, and black women are more likely to die from the disease. Dr. Otis Brawley, the chief medical and scientific officer for the American Cancer Society, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Atlanta to discuss.'
On this edition of #TheRemix, host James Braxton Peterson talks with Financial literacy advocate Ryan Mack about Russell Simmons' prepaid debit card service RushCard. Mack speaks out against predatory lenders and has challenged Simmons for years to stop issuing the card. Show More Summary
Duke Photography On this episode of Left of Black on The Root Jasmine Nichole Cobb talk about her new book, Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century (NYU Press). Cobb is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, and African and African American Studies at Duke University.
'Created by Lindsay C. Harris, Evoking the Mulatto is a transmedia project exploring black mixed identity in the 21st century, through the lens of the history of racial classification in the United States.' -- +NBPC
We Care More About Disciplining Black Girls in Our Schools Than We Do About Their Mental Health by Rebecca Martinez | @BeckyGMartinez | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Spring Valley High School police officer Ben Fields was just terminated for picking up 16 year-old young Black student out of her chair and throwing her against a wall. Show More Summary