Blog Profile / New Black Man

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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Black Issues Forum: Black Parents on the Challenges of Youth Sports

'Youth sports can bring our children amazing experiences and lifelong friendships, but there are also major obstacles facing student athletes as they navigate the financial and academic strains on their lives. Duke University Head Softball...Show More Summary

A Dream Arises Anew: on Reparations

Photo: Alice Seeley Harris (1904) A Dream Arises Anew: on Reparations by Charles Bane, Jr. | NewBlackMan (in Exile) The Pan- African dream of Malcolm X died in a hail of gunfire in Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom, but his spirit stirs at the talk of reparations, not only for African- Americans but other brethren who endured like Holocausts. Show More Summary

'New Yorker' Covers More Reflective of The Times

'The New Yorker's cover art has long reflected a cosmopolitan sensibility — but recently, the images have become much more topical, depicting issues the nation is facing like politics, immigration and race.' -- +WNYC

#EdgeOfSports: ESPN’s Jemele Hill on Hosting SportsCenter and Dealing with Haters

'The co-host of SC6, ESPN's 6 PM SportsCenter show, Jemele Hill joins Edge of Sports host Dave Zirin, to talk about how she and her co-host Michael Smith are reshaping the sports institution, with a little bit of help from Biggie Smalls and amplified by growing up in Detroit.'

#StrangeFruit: What It Means To Be Black + Gay + Christian

'Video of one of Gospel singer Kim Burrell's sermons went viral exposing homophobic sentiments in the Black church. On this week's episode of #StrangeFruit, Dr. Michael Brandon McCormack, Assistant Professor of Pan-African Studies and...Show More Summary

The Missing Black Girls and Black Women You Don't Hear Much About

'More than 60,000 black women are missing in America. One of the reasons we don’t hear much about that is the media. By some accounts, the press is four times more likely to report when a white person goes missing over someone who is black or brown. Show More Summary

Left of Black S7:E19: Black Feminist Fugitivity -- Hortense Spillers & Alexis Pauline Gumbs in Conversation

Left of Black S7:E19: Black Feminist Fugitivity -- Hortense Spillers & Alexis Pauline Gumbs in Conversation On this episode of special episode Left of Black, guest host Alexis Pauline Gumbs is in conversation with foundational Black Feminist Theorist Hortense Spillers. Show More Summary

The Nasher Museum Presents Nina Chanel Abney--Royal Flush

'The +NasherMuseum presents a short video to accompany Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush, the first solo exhibition in a museum for the Chicago-born artist. The exhibition is a 10-year survey of approximately 30 of the artist’s paintings, watercolors and collages. Show More Summary

Precarious Publics: Bianca Williams on "Radical Honesty"-- a Black Feminist Approach to Truth-Telling

'University of Colorado-Boulder Associate Professor of Anthropology Bianca Williams is a teacher/organizer with Black Lives Matter, and a mobilizer for equity within Anthropology. She constantly encounters people’s feelings and the affective stereotypes they bring into a space. Show More Summary

New Poetry from Lamont Lilly

New Poetry from Lamont Lilly special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) +++ old black wall street we don’t own the convenience stores in the ghetto. we don’t own the smoke shops nail salons and beauty supply spots. we own the churches the good word and dreams deferred. Show More Summary

America Without the Arts

' The Presidential budget has "zeroed out" funding for four cultural federal organizations, including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Sopan Deb, culture reporter for TheShow More Summary

Understanding the Legal Challenges Facing Parents Post-Incarceration

'Journalist Victoria Law examines the intersection of mass incarceration and child custody laws - from the Clinton-era law that stripped the most vulnerable parents of their custodian rights, to the class-based barriers preventing poor...Show More Summary

#TheRemix: Artist Danny Simmons + A Tribute to 'The Funky Drummer'

'On this episode of #TheRemix artist Danny Simmons joins host James Braxton Peterson to talk about creating opportunities for artists of color. The show also celebrates the late great Clyde (Funky Drummer) Stubblefield and gives serious side eye to the Trump administration's Black History Month antics.'

Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott on His Life and Work

'English professor, Christian Campbell, interviews Caribbean poet and playwright, Derek Walcott, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. Walcott discusses issues of identity, culture, and language in this illuminating conversation, filmed at Hart House Theatre on November 23, 2010.' -- +tvochannel

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Asking Questions That Have No Answers

'Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has always been curious. “When I was a kid, I pretty much was interested in the same things I'm interested in now: Why does the world look like the world looks?” he explains in this short animation. Coates describes struggling in school and being terrified of journalism at the start of his career. Show More Summary

How For-Profit Colleges Contribute to Growing Inequality

'Tressie McMillan Cottom, an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, joins us to discuss her book, Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy. Cottom examines the rapid growth...Show More Summary

Soundtrack Of The Civil Rights Era – The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project,

'Black gospel music was a cornerstone of the civil rights era, but today, many seminal recordings are at risk of being lost. This is why Professor Robert Darden from Baylor University spearheaded the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project,...Show More Summary

#BlackAmerica: From Poetry to Art with Poet Kevin Young

'Kevin Young recently took on the role as the new Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He is also an Author of several books of poetry such as The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness, The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing and Blue Laws: Selected and Uncollected Poems, 1995-2015. Show More Summary

On Citation, Collaboration and Teaching a History of Hip-Hop

On Citation, Collaboration and Teaching a History of Hip-Hop at Duke University by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) It’s another typical Wednesday evening on Duke University’s East Campus; typical only because...Show More Summary

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