Blog Profile / New Black Man

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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

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Women + Media +Politics: A Conversation with Michel Martin + Farai Chideya + Rebecca Traister

'The 2017 Susan and Michael J. Angelides Lecture: "The New Normal? Women, Media, & Politics: A Conversation with Media Experts." Michel Martin, journalist and weekend host of NPR's All Things Considered moderated a conversation withShow More Summary

Visuals + Music: Jamila Woods --"Holy" (dir. Sam Bailey)

New music and visuals from Jamila Woods; "Holy" directed by Sam Bailey.

How Inequality Can Be Fatal

'David Ansell, senior vice president and associate provost for Center for Community Health Equity, and the Michael E. Kelly Professor of Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, joins us to discuss his new book, The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills. Show More Summary

Nelson George: An Introductory Guide to New York Hip-Hop in the 1980s

'Nelson George, the supervising producer of Netflix's hit series, The Get Down, is a hip-hop historian, a native New Yorker and was one of the first journalists to cover hip-hop in that early era. On this episode of q with Tom Power, George provides the ultimate gateway playlist to 1980s New York hip-hop.'

Comedy Writing in the Age of Trump

'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee writers Ashley Nicole Black, Patrick Cassels and Mathan Erhardt discuss how they approach their work within the context of the current political climate and the value added of working on one of the most diverse writing teams ever assembled for television. Hosted by WNYC Studios' More Perfect producer Sean Rameswaram.' -- The Greene Space

21st Century Trailblazer: Talking Sports & Politics With Ibtihaj Muhammad

'Dave Zirin host of the Edge of Sports talks with Ibtihaj Muhammad, the only Muslim American woman to ever medal at the Olympics and the first American woman to ever compete while wearing a hijab.'

#StrangeFruit: After 18 Years Hip-Hop Feminist Joan Morgan Is Still Breaking It Down

'When Joan Morgan's Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: A Hip-Hop Feminist Breaks It Down came out in 1999, it was the age of the video vixen, and feminists were decrying the objectification of women in hip-hop imagery and lyrics. JoanShow More Summary

"The New Normal? Women, Media, and Politics" with Brittney Cooper + Jamia Wilson + Rebecca Traister

'Brittney Cooper ((Rutgers Univerity) w/ Jamia Wilson (Women, Action and the Media) & Rebecca Traister (New York Magazine) speak at "The New Normal? Women, Media, and Politics" event on April 28, 2017.' -- IWL Rutgers

The Combat Jack Show: The Where Is Rakim Episode feat. 9th Wonder & Mark Anthony Neal

Photo courtesy of Phillip "King Phill" Loken 'On this episode of the Combat Jack Show, Reggie Osse head down I-95 South to Durham, North Carolina for the 4th Annual Art of Cool Festival. Guests were supposed to be Duke Professor Mark Anthony Neal and the GOAT Rakim but due to some unforeseen circumstances the "god mc" had to cancel. Show More Summary

In Performance: Okwui Okpokwasili -- "Bronx Gothic"

'The actress Okwui Okpokwasili performs a scene from her solo show Bronx Gothic, which grew out of a series of notes passed between two 11-year-old girls. The show is at Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church.'

A Through Line for African American Studies: Imani Perry + Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. in Conversation

'African American Studies is a field that shows how ‘this connects to that.’ In this conversation, Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. interviews his colleague Professor Imani Perry about her expansive, pathbreaking archive. Perry discusses her forthcoming book projects, ideas about methodology, and habits of reading. Show More Summary

Left of Black S7:E23: African American History and the Born Digital Museum with Timothy Anne Burnside

Left of Black S7:E23: African American History and the Born Digital Museum On this episode of Left of Black, Timothy Anne Burnside, a curatorial specialist at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Beyond the Internal Mirror: Beauty and Sickness in American Culture

'Psychologist Renee Engeln examines beauty sickness in our culture - the psychological stress placed on women and girls to measure up to cultural ideas around their bodies, and explains why moving to a healthier society requires both a shift in individual actions, and a transformation of our culture itself. Show More Summary

Patrisse Khan-Cullors on Growing Up In A Police State

'For some communities in L.A., it doesn't always look like palm trees and sunshine. Raids, surveillance, racial profiling, juvenile jails, criminal court, and police brutality -- these are some of the things that Patrisse Khan-Cullors became painfully aware of early in life. Show More Summary

Race, Finance, And The Afterlife Of Slavery

'Justin Leroy presents on the overlapping histories of race and financial innovation, from slave insurance to social entrepreneurship, in conjunction with Cameron Rowland’s project for the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Leroy teaches nineteenth-century U.S. Show More Summary

Hashtag Revolution: Break the Silence for Black Women and #SayHerName

'Founded by Kimberlé Crenshaw, #SayHerName is a social movement that aims to highlight gender-specific ways in which police brutality and anti-black violence disproportionately affect black women, teen girls and trans women.' -- +The Root

The Combat Jack Show: The Ill Doctrine with Jay Smooth Episode

'In this episode of the Combat Jack Show, Reggie Osse sits down with culture critic, human Hip-Hop Smithsonian, founder of IllDoctrine and the longest radio show (Underground Railroad) Mr. Jay Smooth. He's talking early beginnings, Stretch and Bobbito, the issue of race in America, the evolution of hip-hop, coping with a recent tragedy and much much more.'

History is Always Open: on the Prospect of Tyranny in America

'Historian Timothy Snyder examines our past (and present) for signs of tyranny in our future - from the spectacle of President Trump's seduction of the media and voters in 2016, to the ways our language and logic are already adapting...Show More Summary

Cruel & Ineffective: Ending Solitary Confinement

'Evidence suggests isolating inmates inflicts permanent mental harm. So why does the U.S. have roughly 100,000 prisoners housed in solitary confinement, spending 23 to 24 hours per day alone in an 8-foot-by-10-foot cell? Joining 1A guest...Show More Summary

Defining Dominican Identity In America

'The Takeaway has received some fascinating submissions from public radio stations and listeners from around the country for our original series "Uncomfortable Truths: Exploring Racism in America." This time, we turn to Adriana Rodriguez...Show More Summary

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