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Sonics and Visual for "The Wilhelm Scream" from #Lemonade Collaborator James Blake.
A Short Film for Flying Lotus's "Until the Quiet Comes" from director and #Lemonade Collaborator Khalil Joseph.
Salon's Scott Timberg speaks to African American Studies scholar Mark Anthony Neal about #Lemonade, R&B, celebrity, and Bey's take on masculinity. When we see the scene in the forgiveness portion of the film, which is “Sandcastles” on...Show More Summary
Queen Ya Ya of the Washitaw Nation is The Mardi Gras Indian Of #Lemonade by JMJAfrx | Diaspora Hypertext Thank you to Cherice Harrison-Nelson, Big Queen of the Guardians of the Flame Maroon Society (@queenreesie on Twitter), for identifying Queen Ya Ya and giving me permission to share that id. Show More Summary
On the science of Black Women's Aging. -- +Fusion
'Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, may have only played three seasons in the NBA, but as a playground, high school, and college player, he was something of a Brooklyn legend.' -- +BRIC TV
'In this episode of 92Y Talks, writer and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff deconstructs the digital economy in his new book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus. The talk was recorded on Mar 30, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y.'
'Being awake and aware means you're unlikely to participate in "the biggest karmic disaster in the world," says legendary music producer Russell Simmons, by which he means eating meat. Simmons’ latest book is The Happy Vegan: A Guide to Living a Long, Healthy, and Successful Life.' -- +Big Think
'We're always hearing about Muslim “radicals” and how the American Muslim community has a “radicalization” problem. President Obama has even told the Muslim community to “push back” even more against “extremism.” But here's the thing: All of that's based on a bunk theory of “radicalization.”' -- +AJ+
'An internationally recognized artist, Theaster Gates is well versed on how to shape materials into meaningful forms. But Gates applies those principles to more than just art -- he’s also a renowned urban developer who shapes downtrodden neighborhoods into community gathering places and low-cost housing. Show More Summary
'Detroit native Royce Da 5’9” has recently released his much anticipated album, Layers, an introspective album that is both personal and political. The talented wordsmith spoke with Jesse Menendez about the new album, his career, and his struggle with alcoholism.' -- Vocalo
'Although the term "The Ferguson Effect" has come to be discussed and defined in mainstream media as a rise in crime as a result of the Ferguson protests following the police killing of Mike Brown in August 2014, Bakari Kitwana offers...Show More Summary
'Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, the drummer and leader of The Tonight Show's house band The Roots, says he's obsessed with the creative process. His new book, somethingtofoodabout, is a collection of his interviews with chefs about how art and creativity apply to their preparation and presentation of food.'
'Author and Journalist Natalie Y. Moore shares an excerpt from her latest book, The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation.' -- +JET Magazine
'Now starring on Broadway in Eclipsed, a searing story of young women held captive in Liberia. After that and 12 Years a Slave, Lupita Nyong'o says she's ready for some lighter material.'
Left of Black S6:E27: Organizing a Hip-Hop Electorate in an Age of Anti-Black Violence Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal (@NewBlackMan) is joined in-studio by Bakari Kitwana (@TheRealBakari), veteran journalist and activist. Show More Summary
'Sponsored by the School of Writing at The New School and the Cave Canem Foundation--Cave Canem is a home for the many voices of African American poetry and is committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets. This event features E. Ethelbert Miller, Jarita Davis, Camille Rankine.'
'NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Treva Lindsey, an assistant professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies at Ohio State University, about Beyonce's new album Lemonade, which was released as a visual album on Saturday night.'
' Anthony Hamilton's soul sound was refined in the churches of Charlotte, N.C. Watching the Grammy winner perform, you get the hunch that it's harder for him to keep the soul inside than it is to actually unleash it. What he and hisShow More Summary