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Jazmine Sullivan Fades A New Orleans Barber Shop

NPR | Field Recordings Jazmine Sullivan drops a version of her song "Stupid Girls" at the Clear-Vue Barbershop in New Orleans.


To commemorate the anniversary of The Cosby Show’sdebut, The Center for Arts, Digital Culture & Entrepreneurship (CADCE) at the Duke Consortium on Social Equity, in conjunction with the John Hope Franklin Center, is hosting a roundtable...Show More Summary

Water No Get Enemy: Donations Flow in to Help Detroit Water Customers

MarketPlace APM The United Way for Southeastern Michigan, which oversees the Detroit Water Fund, is currently helping around 200 households with a payment plan that covers 25 percent of a delinquent resident's bill, while the resident pays the rest. Show More Summary

In the Life (At the Schomburg): Outing Lorraine Hansberry w/ Alexis De Veaux + Joi Gresham + Steven G. Fullwood

The Schomburg Center A panel discussion about imposing gay and lesbian labels on public figures who never publicly identified as such. This conversation centers on playwright, activist and intellectual, Lorraine Hansberry. Panelists include Joi Gresham, Alexis De Veaux, Steven G. Show More Summary

The Sweetest 16 (for Whurl-a-Gurl)

The Sweetest 16 (for Whurl-a-Gurl) by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) “With the other children one could hear, some distance off, their feet flopping in the two-inch dust. Karintha’s running was a whir.” – Jean Toomer, “Karintha”...Show More Summary

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown--Daniel J. Watts

Original Spoken Word by Daniel J. Watts pondering, if he happened to be gunned down, how he might be portrayed via certain media outlets. #IfTheyGunnedMeDown #ThisIsHowWeShootBack #WattsWords #LoveTerrorist

"Chop My Money"--Where Nigerian Hip-Hop Meets Bluegrass

PRI Bluegrass covers of pop and rock music abound abound. But none have quite the back story of The Henhouse Prowlers' version of "Chop My Money,"a cover of P Square's Nigerian hip-hop mega-hit that created a frenzy in the country when the band toured there this summer.

Remembering William Greaves (1926-2014)

William Greaves, Emmy-winning producer and co-host of ‘Black Journal,’ dies at 87

Academics Teaching #Ferguson—African & African American Studies at Duke Town Hall | September 1, 2014 @ 7pm

Friedl Building, 115 Duke University, East Campus 1316 Campus Drive Durham, NC 27708 William "Sandy" Darity, Jr. | Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African & African American Studies and Economics; and Director, Duke Consortium...Show More Summary

The Economics of High School Students and Early Start Times

Eric James Sarmiento/Via creative commons Marketplace The American Academy of Pediatrics has joined a chorus that’s been growing louder for years: The school day should start later for teenagers because they aren’t wired to go to bed early — and they need their sleep. Show More Summary

“Reading” to Live by Mark Anthony Neal

“Reading” to Live by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) I’d be lying if I said, I didn’t chuckle heartily when I first heard of Curtis Jackson’s “reading challenge” to boxer Floyd Mayweather. What seemed humorous to many at the time though, brings to light, a subject that some take for granted: literacy. Show More Summary

Talks at the Schomburg: Walter Mosley & Michael Eric Dyson

The Schomburg Center Talks at the Schomburg: Walter Mosley & Michael Eric Dyson Novelist Walter Mosley discusses his work that spans across the genres of literature, film and theatre. Mosley is in conversation with author and Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, Michael Eric Dyson.

Ebola's Cost to African Economies

Marketplace World The Ebola outbreak claiming lives in West Africa is also hurting the economies of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia and the harm is micro and macro in scope.

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