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Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with film director Shola Lynch to talk about her new film Free Angela and All Politics Prisoners which opened in selected cities on April 5, 2013. The film was executive produced by Overbrook Entertainment and Roc Nation. Show More Summary
Democracy Now A historic trial is underway challenging the New York City Police Department's controversial "stop-and-frisk" policy as unconstitutional and unfairly targeting people of color. Recent data shows the vast majority of the...Show More Summary
HuffPost Live From Rick Ross to Lil Wayne, rappers are catching flack about their socially insensitive lyrics. But when do words cross the line and should lyrics be policed? with Rosa Clemente, Rahiel Tesfamarian, Jamilah Lemieux, and Talib Kweli; Hosted by Marc Lamont Hill.
Where You There? Thinking Black Death by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) The very first sentence of Michael Eric Dyson’s book April 4, 1968reads: “You cannot hear the name Martin Luther King, Jr. and not think of death,” to which specifically, I might add, you cannot help but think of Black Death. Show More Summary
Scar Story: On Success and Family by La-vainna Seaton | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) “She a crack baby. She came from a drug family, " – that’s what my adopted family told my mama when I got locked up. They told her I wasn’t her ‘real child’, they asked her why did she care, they told her to leave me there. Show More Summary
Left of Black S3:E24 | Gun Violence, Rape Culture & the Assault on Voting Rights Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined, via Skype, Akiba Solomon, Managing Editor of Colorlines Magazine, and journalist and activist Kevin Alexander Gray. Show More Summary
Duke Law School Randall Kennedy, the Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, will deliver a five-part lecture series on the modern history of the civil rights movement at Duke Law School during the spring 2013 semester.The lectures, to be delivered Feb. Show More Summary
1HoodMedia Hip-Hop artist/activist Jasiri X speaks out against Rick Ross's song "U.O.E.N.O. (You Ain'T Even Know It)" in which he says, "Put molly all in her champagne/ She ain't even know it/ I took her home and I enjoyed that/ She ain't even know it." and the culture of rape in America.
Life + Times Jamla Records emcee Rapsodybreaks down her single "In The Town" – spinning a tale about the vicious cycle of prostitution and the importance of positive female role models to break the cycle – from her debut album, last year's The Idea of Beautiful.
New Knee-Gro Radio Format Proposal: Tea Party + Hip Hop by Bob Davis | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Considering the Pro Rape lyrics of Hip Hop/Knee-Gro Radio superstar Rick Ross along with the anti-Emmett Till/Pro Lynching? Lyrics...Show More Summary
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Melissa Harris Perry talks with Shola Lynch, director of Free Angela and All Political Prisoners.
The Bad Woman: A Review of Tyler Perry’s Temptation (Spoiler Alert) by Ebony Utley | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Tyler Perry’s Temptation gets a lot right in its portrayal of infidelity, but it gets a lot wrong in its portrayal of the main character, Judith. Show More Summary
On April 1st, Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal will sit down with Akiba Solomon, managing editor of Colorlines Magazine and longtime Civil Rights activist and journalist Kevin Alexander Gray to talk about voting rights, Stop-and-Frisk policies and and the culture of rape. Tune in this Monday at 1:30pm EST
Democracy Now At a ceremony unveiling a statue in her honor last month, President Obama called Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus a "singular act of disobedience." But nine months before Parks' historic action, a 15-year-old teenager named Claudette Colvin did the very same thing. Show More Summary
Rick Ross is a Republican by James Braxton Peterson | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Rick Ross, not the crack-dealer-turned-CIA-agent, but the rapper, government name: William Roberts, is a Republican. He may not be a registered,Show More Summary
Hating Marshall Henderson by David J. Leonard | NewBlackMan (in Exile) I hate Marshall Henderson. There I said it. I realize that my disdain for all things Marshall ran deep recently, where I couldn’t help but sit in front of the television to watch Ole Miss-Florida in the SEC tournament finale. Show More Summary