Blog Profile / New Black Man

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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

#TheRemix: A Black History Pilgrimage

'#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

The United States of Anxiety: the Politics of Being White + Male + Working Class

'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

Studio 360: Janelle Monáe, Back from the Future

'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

WNBA New York Liberty Players Talk Sports Activism

'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

Professional Black Girl - Episode 7: Joan Morgan

Joan Morgan. Feminist Author. Cultural Critic. Pout Perfectionist. And #ProfessionalBlackGirl.

‘Loving’: Beautiful Subtlety Defines Civil Rights Interracial Love Story by Stephane Dunn

‘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

#BlackFolkDont: Buy Homes

'What's the relationship between Black folk and real estate? Find out in #BlackFolkDont: Buy Homes.' -- +NBPC

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Talks Sickle Cell Disease + Eating the Live + The Infamous Prison Cookbook

'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

The Code of Silence + Narrative Control + the Chicago Police Department

'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

#TheSpin: Sofia Quintero + Shani Jamila Talk Making 'Consent' Sexy

Untitled, oil on linen canvas, circa 1957 As part of #theCONSENTconvo, a collaboration with, 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

MartyrLoserKing: Saul Williams & Mark Anthony Neal in Conversation

'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

"Sirens" (City Cops Acoustic Version) -- FM Supreme at the Kennedy Center

'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.'

#BackChannel -- Seats at The Table: Nat Turner + '13th' + Luke Cage + Solange

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

Police Reform + Ramarley Graham & The 'Right to Know' Act

'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

The Close-Up: Filmamker Barry Jenkins Talks the Making of 'Moonlight'

'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.'

The New York Public Library Has a Human Google

'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

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

The Secrets of Luke Cage -- A Conversation with Cheo Hodari Coker

'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

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