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photo credit: Whitney Thomas #BlackMusicMatters: 15 Songs Every Lover of Black Music Should Know Curated by Dyana Williams | @DyanaWilliams | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Legendary radio host and music industry insider, Dyana Williams...Show More Summary
Bilal talks about his new recording In Another Life with NPR's All Things Considered.
WBEZ 91.5 talks with the cast of Cooley High, on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of its release. The film, based on a script by Eric Monte and directed by Michael Schultz, starred Glynn Turman and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs.
"Bree Newsome speaks about being an artist & activist and the importance of black science fiction/horror at the Octavia E. Butler Celebration of Arts and Activism, held at Spelman College in April 2014 by author and Spelman Cosby Chair Dr. Tananarive Due. Bree Newsome is a filmmaker whose horror short film Wake won numerous awards."
Carrie Mae Weems, "Mourning" (2008) Whose “D anny Boy”? on An Anthem of Black Loss and Longing by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Jackie Wilson seems an unlikely place to think loudly about the matters of Black Lives or even the matters of Black Music. Show More Summary
With Eric Garner's dying words "I can't breathe," as inspiration, Terence Blanchard's latest release Breathless (with The E Collective) musically addresses the realities of Black life in the contemporary moment. The album features cover art from Andrew F. Scott (Black Man Grove: Resilience) and a cover recording of Les McCann and Eddie Harris' "Compared to What?"
On Robert Glasper's phenomenal new trio recording Covered, he closes with a cover of Kendrick Lamar's "I'm Dying of Thirst" that serves as a memorial to #BlackLivesLost.
Immutable Fictions: on Protected Classes by Karla FC Holloway | @ProfHolloway | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) The phrase you are looking for, Americans-fascinated-by-the-Dolezal-fabrications, comes from Constitutional Law. It isShow More Summary
Image Credit: Funeral Procession by T. Coleman On Charleston: Black Genocide as Rapture Ahmad Greene-Hayes | _@BrothaG | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Published in 1992, Derrick Bell’s The Space Traders tells the story of munificent...Show More Summary
Joshua Bennett performs "Still Life With Black Death" at The Strivers Row #BlackLivesMatter Benefit Show. Recorded Live at MIST Harlem, USA.
Footage from the Sun Ra: Astro Black Mythology & Black Resistance held at the University of Chicago in May of 2015, on the occasion of his 101st birthday. Panelist include Anthony Reed + William Sites + Greg Tate and moderator Will Faber.
'A new program uses technology to fill an important role in the development of the children of those who are incarcerated. Organizers say the TeleStory program is the first of its kind in the country. At the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library in New York, families of inmates bring their children to a special room filled with toys and books. Show More Summary
Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. + Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III talk "Prophetic Grief" in the aftermath of the Charleston killings at Mother Emanuel AME Church.
"Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock. It has produced generations of artists who have revolutionized their genre(s) by applying the aesthetic innovations of the culture. The BreakBeat Poets features...Show More Summary
On the Confederate Flag and Reparations by Charles Bane, Jr. | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) As the Confederate Flag starts its descent from capitol domes and merchandise sites, the time has never been more right for the work of Reconstruction, never undertaken, to begin. Show More Summary
“Anyone Who Had a Heart”: Listening to Luther after Charleston by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Admittedly, the music of the late Luther Vandross seems an odd location to center Black emotionality in the aftermath of one of the most significant cases of anti-Black terrorism in the United States in recent memory. Show More Summary
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride visits saxophonist Kamasi Washington and documents the record release concert where Washington presented his new album The Epic complete with band, voices, strings and many special guests...
Please Hold Your Applause Until the End: on Taking Down the Confederate Flag by Lori Latrice Martin | @ @blackbatonrouge | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Many people are applauding calls for the removal of the Confederate Flag from the State Capitol in South Carolina and Wal-Mart's decision not to carry items with the controversial emblem. Show More Summary
still from Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep (1977) In this interview with ReelBlack, Filmmaker and Howard University professor Haile Gerima shares his definition of Black Film and his perspective of the LA Rebellion and Black Arts Movements.
On Point with Tom Ashbrook discusses race and violence in the aftermath of the killings at Mother Emanual AME Church in Charleston. Ashbrook is joined by Anthea Butler, associate professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania;...Show More Summary