Blog Profile / New Black Man

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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Why Toni Morrison Keeps Writing

'Toni Morrison continues to hone her craft, even though she sits comfortably as one of the greatest authors in American history. Here she reads from her new novel, God Help the Child.

Prison, Women, and Change: A Conversation with Nkechi Taifa + Susan Rosenberg

'At the Brooklyn Museum Susan Rosenberg, a former political prisoner turned writer and teacher, and Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst with the Open Society, discuss how movements for change and justice have developed over the last twenty-five years. Show More Summary

New Directions in Hiphop Masculinity Studies: Mark Anthony Neal Talks Progressive Gender Politics & The Corner Boys

Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal on the New Directions in Hiphop Masculinity Studies Keynote panel at the 2015 Hiphop Literacies Conference: Hiphop Futures at The Ohio State University.

Visual from Earl Sweatshirt's "Grief" (2015)

Visuals for “Grief” from Earl Sweatshirt’s new album I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside

Patricia Spears Jones reads "Lave" from The Migration Series Poetry Suite

'Presented in conjunction with MoMA's exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North, Patricia Spears Jones reads "Lave" from the Poetry Suite which includes readings of new...Show More Summary

James Braxton Peterson: Watching Death in the Era of State Sanctioned Murder

"The 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King was the dawn of an era. Citizen surveillance of police brutality was born, and it was accompanied by all of the perceptual contradictions that the conundrum of recording police violence against...Show More Summary

Duke University's Elizabeth Williams on being the 4th Pick in the WNBA Draft

Three-time All-American and three-time ACC Defensive Player of the Year Elizabeth Williams was drafted by the Connecticut Sun s with the 4th selection in the 2015 WNBA. Williams, who graduates in May, majored in Psychology and was a two time All-ACC Academic Team honoree.

Kehinde Wiley Talks "A New Republic"

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, now at the Brooklyn Museum, raises questions about race, gender, and the politics of representation by portraying contemporary African American men and women using the conventions of traditional European portraiture. Show More Summary

Yusef Komunyakaa reads "The Great Migration" | The Migration Series Poetry Suite

'Presented in conjunction with MoMA's exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North, Yusef Komunyakaa reads "The Great Migration" from the Poetry Suite which includes readings...Show More Summary

Screening: FERGUSON--A Report from Occupied Territory | April 22nd at Center for Documentary Studies, Duke

Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory Screening + Q&A with Filmmakers Orlando de Guzman and Katina Parker Moderated by Mark Anthony Neal FREE EVENT w/ REFRESHMENTS 6:30pm, Wednesday, April 22 Center for Documentary Studies 1317Show More Summary

Nathaniel Mackey’s Long Song

Nathaniel Mackey: “Poetry is the slow-cooking movement of literature.” As Mackey spins a few discs from his vast collection of Jazz and world, the Duke University professor describes how music weaves through his award-winning poems.

#LovingBlack: Blitz the Ambassador's "JuJu Girl" (video)

#LovingBlack; #LovingHard. Visuals for Blitz the Ambassador's new track "JuJu Girl".

White Officers Who Kill Black Men Should be Tried by All-Black Grand and Trial Juries

White Officers Who Kill Black Men Should be Tried by All-Black Grand and Trial Juries by Victor Erik Ray | @victorerikray | special to NewBlackman (in Exile) The last week has given us two new graphic videos of white police officers murdering unarmed black men. Show More Summary

Hip-Hop Speak Out on Excessive Police Force

In the Fusion short film Black White & Blue, Hip-Hop artists Joey Bada$$, Fat Joe, M1 of Dead Prez, Prodigy, Pete Rock, and 3D Natee discuss relations with Law Enforcement.

From the Revolutionary Archive: Dick Gregory on Police 1965

Striking about this appearance by comedian Dick Gregory on The Merv Griffin Show, weeks after the Watts Rebellion, is that his language is apropos to the #BlackLivesMatter moment--50 years later. Also notable that this is the year before...Show More Summary

Interview with Artist William Pope.L

On the occasion of Trinket, the largest museum presentation of the Chicago-based William Pope.L's work to date, the artist talks with MOCA.

Penn Students Protest Abrupt Closure of the UPenn Africa Center in front of Prospective Undergrads

At the University of Pennsylvania’s annual College of Arts and Sciences showcase, dozens of Penn students organized a demonstration aimed at Associate Dean Jeffery Kallberg, who abruptly decided to shut down the UPenn Africa Center without the consultation of its staff, students and the wider Penn community.

Painting The 'Epic Drama' Of The Great Migration: The Work Of Jacob Lawrence

A rare exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art features 60 of Jacob Lawrence's paintings about the journey of 6 million African-Americans, who fled the segregated South during the Great Migration.

Broadcasting Black Girls’ "Net Worth" -- Kyra Gaunt at TEDxUofM

Dr. Kyra Gaunt examines how the social judgement imposed on the online expression of Black adolescent girls, specifically twerking videos on YouTube, negatively impacts them as artists and people. Ethnomusicologist and vocalist Gaunt received her Ph.D. Show More Summary

Yesterday I Had The Blues | Album Trailer for Jose James Tribute to Billie Holiday

Album trailer for Jose James' latest release, Yesterday I Had the Blues, a tribute to the music of Billie Holiday in celebration of the centennial of her birth.

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