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|Archived Since:||July 20, 2008|
'Dhoruba Bin Wahad spoke exclusively to VladTV about being wrongly charged with assault in the first degree for the drive-by shooting of two police officers in 1971. Three trials later, Dhoruba was sentenced to 25 years to life for the crime, which he knew he didn't commit. Show More Summary
'Donald Glover's new TV show Atlanta has been described as having "dreamy and weird" moments, of mixing "hyper-realism... with brief moments of surrealism... all which serve to disorient." The show has laughs that are "prickly and strange, laced with menace and sadness, if also a real sense of place. Show More Summary
'Historian Martha Biondi explores the insistent radicalism of Black Lives Matter - from the ways the youth-lead movement challenges American assumptions about power and equality, to the post-civil rights resurgence of creative, organized...Show More Summary
'On this minisode of #TheRemix host James Braxton Peterson discusses two new books: Hip Hop Headphones: A Scholar's Critical Playlist and Prison Industrial Complex For Beginners, illustrated by John Jennings and Stacey Robinson of the Black Kirby collaborative.'
'Right now in the United States, there are more people with psychiatric disabilities in jail or prison than there are in psych hospitals, Writer and filmmaker Cheryl Green explores that reality.' -- Bitch Media
'Dr. Yaba Blay's daughter Imani and her daughter, Nazahah Sanaa--and the joys of raising #ProfessionalBlackGirls.'
'Professor Mark Anthony Neal discusses diversity in theater and the recent Broadway reboot of SHUFFLE ALONG with William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor of the North Carolina Symphony and critic Jackson Cooper at the September 7, 2016 Wednesdays at the Center, "Hamilton and Malcolm X: Radical Race Representation in Opera and Musical Theatre".'
'This short film, narrated by Jay Z (Shawn Carter) and featuring the artwork of Molly Crabapple, is part history lesson about the war on drugs and part vision statement. As Ms. Crabapple’s haunting images flash by, the film takes usShow More Summary
'A conversation from the archives with Hatian-American novelist and short story writer Edwidge Danticat, when she came the Library in 2010 to discuss her book Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work with NYPL’s Paul Holdengraber. Show More Summary
'Journalist David Daley explains how a 2010 GOP redistricting scheme captured legislative control of the United States, and ensured continued Republican success despite shrinking demographics and vote totals, setting the stage for aShow More Summary
'Handwriting has helped shape culture ever since the ancient Sumerians created an alphabet on clay tablets. But are digital communication and the internet threatening to make handwriting obsolete? Anne Trubek, author of The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting offers some thoughts.' -- +WNYC - New York Public Radio
'Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies and public health at NYU and the author of many books, including Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, talks about the discovery of papers showing that...Show More Summary
Kara Walker Domestic Violence, Murder and Bresha Meadows by Jamall Andrew Calloway | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Ms. Sophia was not exaggerating. She was not overstating her point or poetically embellishing when she expressed to Ms. Show More Summary
'Prison labor activist Azzurra Crispino outlines the details of a prison strike that began on Friday, Sept 9, 2016, and examines the fight ahead for prisoners - to build solidarity and support with people on the outside, and to the dismantle...Show More Summary
'It's been twenty-five years since De La Soul Is Dead, the group's iconoclastic sophomore album, and twenty years since Stakes Is High, their first project without Prince Paul at the helm. These two pivotal releases positioned the group on the career trajectory that leads them to this extraordinary moment. Show More Summary
'Director Ava DuVernay made an orientation film for the National Museum of African American History and Culture about the significance of August 28 in black history. DuVernay spoke with +CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King about the museum, reacting after finding out that a quote of her own will be displayed at the museum.'
'The charismatic yet contradictory rapper Tupac Shakur died Sept. 13, 1996. To mark the 20th anniversary of his death, poet Kwame Alexander offers this commentary.' -- NPR
'On Hillary Clinton's shot at Trump's "basket of deplorables." Who really belongs in that basket?'
'Christian Robinson says he had a hard time reading as a child, and so he didn’t have a great relationship with books. But he could always find solace in drawing. Today, he has turned his childhood hobby into a career as an illustrator,...Show More Summary
'This video accompanies the exhibition Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. The exhibition is cocurated...Show More Summary