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The Askwith Forum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education discusses underrepresentation of Women and Girls in STEM with panelists Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls CODE; Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College; Jane Margolis,...Show More Summary
Byron Allen, Chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios discusses his lawsuit against Time Warner & Comcast. In this interview with Arise America, Allen makes important distinction between Black "targeted" media and Black-owned media...
Black Love...Matters: Raheem DeVaughn’s Love Sex Passion by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On? was the product of a hard-earned battle with the head of his record label, Berry Gordy. Gaye’s brother-in-law perhaps rightly thought that Gaye was squandering his mainstream success by recording a protest album. Show More Summary
Val James became the first American-born black player in the NHL in 1982. He faced vicious racism, including fans throwing bananas on the ice. After 30 years in silence, he is talking about it now. -- NPR Code Switch
New York Times Video obituary for Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)
Professor James Braxton Peterson to Visit Duke University on March 4, 2015 The Role of the Black Public Intellectual: A Conversation with James Braxton Peterson and Mark Anthony Neal Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:00 pm Duke Forum for Scholars...Show More Summary
'In 2010, the census bureau reported that Latinos comprised 17% of the U.S. Population. About 3% of said population are Black Latinos — that’s about 1.2 million. This number doesn’t include the 11 million undocumented immigrants in America and some 36% of Hispanics reporting themselves as ‘other’ in race.' -- Fusio n
'Rumors of the mall's death have been slightly exaggerated. Anchor stores are leaving -- stores such as Sears and JC Penney -- but high-end malls are reporting record sales. And many suburban malls are witnessing a rebirth.'-- Noel King reports for Marketplace
'Anthea Butler is no stranger to maneuvering between the realms of pop culture, religion, and politics. On the latest episode of The Remix with James Braxton Peterson, the author and associate professor of religious studies at the University...Show More Summary
"#SnowDay" courtesy of Misha Gabrielle Neal Duke Professor and Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal recalls the snow days of his childhood and the rare chance to experience another with his growing daughters. The Last Day of Childhood by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) I can’t say that snow days were ever my thing. Show More Summary
'Addis Ideas is disrupting the extant approach to African development, which incorrectly relies on western philosophy to solve African issues. Addis Ideas is an application that solely relies on African innovation.Our mobile application crowd sources African development ideas from African nationals and the African diaspora.' #WhereAfricanIdeasMatte r
Left of Black S5:E21: Black Erotic Lives in Slavery and Freedom Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal (@NewBlackMan) is joined in studio by Professor Jessica Marie Johnson (@jmjafrx) and Professor Treva Blaine...Show More Summary
Jazz Night In America taps the archives to present a 2013 set from Jason Moran and The Bandwagon, live at the Kennedy Center's intimate Jazz Club room.
'In the second episode of Fusion’s Self Evidence series, bestselling writer, TV commentator, and transgender activist Janet Mock explains how she acquired a true sense of freedom once she rejected others’ expectations of who she was supposed to be.'
Actress Salli Richardson-Whitfield pays tribute to the legendary Lena Horne in the short film A Lady Must Live: A Lena Horne Tribute. The film is produced by CodeBlack Films in collaboration with Ebony.com.
Arise 360 talks with Raheem DeVaughn about his 5th studio recording, LOVE SEX PASSION.
Neal to Deliver Black History Month Keynote at Western Illinois University MACOMB, IL – The keynote address of Western Illinois University's Black History Month celebration will be delivered by Duke University African American Studies Professor Mark Anthony Neal at 7 p.m. Show More Summary
Hattie McDaniel -- the first black actor to win an Oscar - looks forward to when black actresses will win Academy Awards for all sorts of roles, not just slaves and The Help. (Satire). Director - Megan SteinWriter - Ana BretonScriptShow More Summary
The late Historian John Hope Franklin explains why the 1 898 Wilmington Race Riots – what he describes as a "coup d'etat"—remains relevant today.