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‘They Call it Stormy Monday... and Thursday’s Oh So Sad’: Notes on John Ridley’s National—which is to say personal—Pride by Ed Pavli ? | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile)... Thursday morning, half awake at 6:30-something, there’s a NPR interview with John Ridley, screenwriter for Twelve Years a Slave, in the air. Show More Summary
Broadside | NECN NECN) – It’s been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. revolutionized equal rights. Robert P. Moses, a heroic leader of the 1960's Mississippi Project, joined NECN to discuss the civil rights challenges of 2014. “We...Show More Summary
Left of Black @ the Root.com David Ikard, a Professor of English at the University of Miami discusses his new book Blinded by the White: Why Race Still Matters in 21st Century America. Full Episode will post Monday, January 20th.
Essence Hill dishes on returning to Broadway for "After Midnight," co-starring Fantasia.
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NBPC | AfroPoP Filmmakers Bobbito García and Kevin Couliau discuss how their cultural exchange produced this dynamic documentary about the legacy of street basketball and the sports legends it produced from NYC. Be sure to catch "Doin' It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball NYC" on AfroPoP, Monday January 13th at 8PM ET/10PM PT. Show More Summary
Moral Monday Movement On February 8th, 2014, North Carolina will see the largest, most diverse and visionary cross-issue mass mobilization ever in the state. In the tradition of MLK and the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, the 2014 Moral March on Raleigh HKonJ People's Assembly is destined to be historic.
Left of Black S4:E15: The Latining of America + Creating Alternative Images of Black Women Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in studio by Duke Professor Claudia Millian, author of Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a Studies (University of Georgia Press). Show More Summary
Black Masculinity, Genius & the Expressive Arts with Guthrie Ramsey Jr. + Mark Anthony Neal + Greg Tate Guthrie P. Ramsey, University of Pennsylvania and Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University celebrate their new books The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History and The Challenge of Bebop and Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities. Show More Summary
35 Years After His Death, Donny Hathaway Still Sings a Song for Us by Mark Anthony Neal "This is dedicated to who it may concern"--Donny Hathaway When singer-songwriter-producer-and-arranger Donny Hathaway fell out of a New York City hotel window in January of 1979, he was an artist simply trying to re-establish himself. Show More Summary
MHP Show Jean Grae, Joan Morgan and Michael Skolnik discuss the progressive work being done around hip-hop music and the moral panic some still feel about the genre.
Up with Steve Kornacki Former NFL player Wade Davis, NBC Sports’ Anita Marks, former WNBA star Sue Wicks, and MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts join Up to discuss whether or not there’s a double standard between men and women when it comes to sexual orientation in the sports world.
The Root TV Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Chaunesti Webb and Lakeisha Coffey to talk about their upcoming play, I Love My Hair: The Remix, which opens at the ManBites Dog Theater on January 16, 2014. Later Professor Claudia Milian discuss her new book, Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a Studies. Show More Summary
The Red Pill & The Blue Pill: The Summer of 1996—Hip-Hop 's Big Bang Theory by Patrick Douthit aka 9 th Wonder | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) As far as music consumption prior to 1996, music fans were pretty much on the same page as far as who we were listening to, where to find them, and how to support them. Show More Summary
New York Times Video With the expectations of democracy and liberated by the Internet, the Kenyan artist collective Just a Band has found an international audience for its mix of entertainment and political content.
Sundance Film Festival A rich and lyrical tapestry that is both personal and epic in scope, Thomas Allen Harris’s extraordinary documentary, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People, is a unique examination...Show More Summary