Blog Profile / New Black Man

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Black Lives Matter Builds on History of Black Organizing: Convo with Barbara Ransby + Charlene Carruthers

'In an interview with Kalyn Belsha, Historian Barbara Ransby and organizer Charlene Carruthers speak about the evolution of civil rights activism. Ransby, director of the UIC Social Justice Initiative and a professor of history, African-American...Show More Summary

Birth of a Nation: What Nate Parker’s Controversial Nat Turner History & His Own Offer US

"Nat Turner" -- Kyle Baker (2006) Birth of a Nation : What Nate Parker’s Controversial Nat Turner History & His Own Offer US by Stephane Dunn | @DrStephaneDunn | NewBlackMan (in Exile) This is not the review of Nate Parker’s Birth of...Show More Summary

#BlackHairMatters -- A Conversation with Author Bert Ashe + Filmmaker Natalie Bullock Brown

#BlackHairMatters -- A Conversation with Author Bert Ashe + Filmmaker Natalie Bullock Brown In this special episode of Left of Black, recorded with a live audience at Letters Bookshop in Durham, NC, author Bert Ashe (@OneBertAshe) and...Show More Summary

Publishers Weekly Radio: Historian Heather Ann Thompson on the Attica Uprising

'Historian Heather Ann Thompson discusses her new book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. She tells PW Radio, "There was a great deal of important civil rights activism in the 1970s," adding, "The...Show More Summary

On the Media: The Subversive History of Adult Coloring Books

'Three of Amazon’s top 10 bestselling books of 2015 were coloring books for grown-ups. But while today’s coloring books are marketed as therapeutic outlets for creativity, the coloring books of the 1960s were decidedly more subversive. New Republic associate editor Laura Marsh talks about her recent deep dive into the political history of adult coloring books.'

On Light Pollution: The End of Darkness

'In our increasingly light-polluted world, what does it take to glimpse a truly dark night sky?' -- +The New Yorker

Competing While Black: Rio 2016 Olympics and Racism

'Dr. Sheri Parks talks with Kwame Rose of The Real News about the media’s depiction of black female athletes and the social issues raised during the games in Brazil.'

The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power -- A Conversation with Art Historian Susan Cahan

'On this episode of Urban Talk Radio, host Shafiq Abdussabur speaks with Art Historian Susan Cahan, associate dean for the arts at Yale College about her new book, Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power.'

Ashleigh Johnson--Meet The Goalie Changing The Face Of USA Water Polo

'Profile of Ashleigh Johnson, the rangy Princeton student who’s ability to read — and reach — opponent’s shots is setting a new standard.' -- Time

Mychal Denzel Smith and Marc Lamont Hill in conversation with Charlene Carruthers

'Mychal Denzel Smith discusses Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education and Marc Lamont Hill discusses Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond with Charlene Carruthers of the Black Youth Project 100.'

Nnedi Okorafor: 'I Love Stories — And So I Write Them'

'NPR Host Farai Chideya speaks with science-fiction writer and Hugo Award nominee Nnedi Okorafor about diversity in the genre: "I think that inevitably science fiction and fantasy was going to become more diverse, and I think that certain people kind of react negatively to that because they've been used to being in a certain position for so long."

Does the New Netflix Series 'The Get Down' Do Justice in its Portrayal of the Bronx?

'Jake Offenhartz, freelance journalist and editor at, and Mark Naison, professor of History and African American Studies at Fordham University, discuss the depictions of the Bronx in the 1970s in the new Netflix series The Get Down and listeners join the conversation with their experiences.' -- WNYC

Black Media at a Crossroads: An Interview with George Curry

'Joe Madison speaks with veteran journalist George E. Curry, about Black Media. Curry was the editor-in-chief of Emerge Magazine (1992-2000) and editor-in-chief for the National Newspaper Publishers Association.'

25 Years After Riots Community Relationships in Crown Heights Remain Complicated

'This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of riots that shook Crown Heights for three days. Simmering tensions between the black and Orthodox Jewish communities and the police erupted on Aug. 19, 1991 after a car crash killed a 7-year-old black child, Gavin Cato. Show More Summary

Remembering the "Summer of Soul" -- Mark Anthony Neal on Soul + Politics in 1967

'They called it The Summer of Love, a historical moment of "free love" that rocked traditional norms of morality, strengthened the mainstream women's movement and fueled a newfound sense of independence among young people. Often glanced...Show More Summary

Colson Whitehead, The Prophet -- and 'The Underground Railroad' by Charles Bane, Jr.

Colson Whitehead, The Prophet -- and The Underground Railroad by Charles Bane, Jr. | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Western History is an insistent narrative that follows a pat formula that remains a standardized text to this day. "Civilization" begins in ancient Greece and winds its way through the appearance of Rome. Show More Summary

#Swim1922: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority and USA Swimming Bring Swim Safety to Black Communities

'In the aftermath of Simone Manual's gold medal performances at the 2016 Rio Olympics, a partnership between the Sigma Gamma Rho sorority and USA Swimming is working to address swim safety within the African American community takes on an added significance.' -- CNN

2016 Hutchins Forum: Race and the Race to the White House

'A discussion on Race and the White House, moderated by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Charlayne Hunter-Gault. Featuring Charles Blow, Donna Brazile, Armstrong Williams and Leah Wright-Rigueur. Additional remarks by Lawrence D. Bobo.' -- PBS NewsHour

The Other Olympic Rio: A Conversation with Favela Activist Theresa Williamson

'In the run-up to Brazil’s year of mega-events, Theresa Williamson made her website into an essential independent news source. In our final Olympics podcast, Theresa Williamson joins Dave Zirin for a wide-ranging and insightful talk about the Rio not captured by corporate media.'-- Edge of Sports

Darnell Moore: "Donald Trump is a Racist, Misogynist + Xenophobe" -- and It's Up to The Media to Call Him Out

'In a video op-ed, Mic's Darnell Moore argues that Donald Trump's campaign is built on explicit and implicit racism — and that it's up to the media to call it what it is.'

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