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'#TheRemix with James Braxton Peterson took a road trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture with Dr. Charles Blockson of Philadelphia. Blockson donated a shawl, hymnal, and other artifacts owned by Harriet Tubman. Show More Summary
'In the midst of an election that has exposed deep and sometimes ugly rifts in American society, WNYC and The Nation have partnered for a new podcast series called "The United States of Anxiety. This week WNYC reporter, Jim O'Grady,Show More Summary
'Before becoming a movie star, playing with Prince, and singing “Happy Birthday” to one of the first daughters, Janelle Monáe came to our attention with her sci-fi funk persona. On her breakout record "Metropolis: The Chase Suite," Monáe inhabits the character Cindi Mayweather, an android from the 28th century. Show More Summary
'New York Liberty players Tina Charles, WNBA 2012 Most Valuable Player, and Swin Cash, three-time WNBA champion, discuss their participation in supporting the Black Lives Matter movement on the WNBA stage and why they think it's important for athletes to use their platform to address issues of race in America.' -- WNYC/The Brian Lehrer Show
Jay Smooth on the Trump-era, Eminem and the Protest at Standing Rock.
Joan Morgan. Feminist Author. Cultural Critic. Pout Perfectionist. And #ProfessionalBlackGirl.
Kendrick Lamar sits down with legendary producer Rick Rubin. -- +GQ
‘Loving’ : Beautiful Subtlety Defines Civil Rights Interracial Love Story by Stephane Dunn | @DrStephaneDunn | NewBlackMan (in Exile) 2014’s Selma took on one of the already more well-known histories of the Civil Rights Movement, but the new motion picture Loving, highlights something very important. Show More Summary
'What's the relationship between Black folk and real estate? Find out in #BlackFolkDont: Buy Homes.' -- +NBPC
'Albert "Prodigy" Johnson of the legendary Hip Hop duo Mobb Deep served three and a half years in prison, and during that time his focus was on his health. Being afflicted with sickle cell disease, he really had to struggle to keep a healthy diet behind bars. Show More Summary
'Journalist Jamie Kalven examines the mechanisms of silence within the Chicago Police Department, and explains how an investigation into a drug protection racket within the CPD reveals massive flaws in the structures of law enforcement and the news media, as well as class relations across American society. Show More Summary
Untitled, oil on linen canvas, circa 1957 As part of #theCONSENTconvo, a collaboration with Ebony.com, Esther Armah is joined by Sofia Quintero and Shani Jamila in a conversation about making consent "sexy" and the healing of Black Women's emotional health. -- #TheSpin
'Legendary spoken-word artist Saul Williams and Duke Professor Mark Anthony Neal discuss how Saul extends his global and artistic activism. A part of the Talking Music: Conversations with Scholars, Writers, Archivists, and Artists series, co-sponsored by Duke Performances and the Forum for Scholars and Publics. Show More Summary
'Chicago's FM Supreme performs ab acoustic version of "Sirens" at The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington DC as part of the Black Male Reimagined III gathering.'
The highly-anticipated film The Birth of a Nation tells the story of a slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Southampton County, Virginia in 1831. The movie received critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, but support for the movie has since waned as details about the creator’s controversial past resurfaced. Show More Summary
'In the wake of a number of killings of unarmed black men, organizations galvanized around policing reform efforts have proposed the "Right to Know" act. If enacted as legislation, the bill would have protected New Yorkers from unconstitutional stops by law enforcement. Show More Summary
'Director Barry Jenkins discusses the making of his festival hit MOONLIGHT with playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, indie producer Adele Romanski, and Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner from Plan B, Brad Pitt’s production company. MOONLIGHT opens in October.' -- Film Society of Lincoln Center.'
'At the New York Public Library, you can call a librarian who will answer any researchable question you might have. The help-line has been around for over 40 years, and to this day it receives more than 30,000 calls a year. Need to know...Show More Summary
Left of Black S7:E1: A Conversation with Marc Lamont Hill In the premiere episode of Season 7 of Left of Black, host Mark Anthony Neal (@NewBlackMan) in joined in-studio by Marc Lamont Hill (@MarcLamontHill) in a discussion of his new...Show More Summary
'In this special edition of the WIRED Culture podcast, we talk with Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker about how he got the gig, what it’s like to work with Marvel, how superhero movies are different from superhero TV shows, and how he shaped his hero’s journey.'-- Wired