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Mixing #Lemonade--James Blake: "Wilhelm Scream"

Sonics and Visual for "The Wilhelm Scream" from #Lemonade Collaborator James Blake.

Mixing #Lemonade--Khalil Joseph: "Until The Quiet Comes" + Flying Lotus

A Short Film for Flying Lotus's "Until the Quiet Comes" from director and #Lemonade Collaborator Khalil Joseph.

Mark Anthony Neal on #Lemonade: The Salon Interview

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

Diaspora Hypertext: Queen Ya Ya of the Washitaw Nation is The Mardi Gras Indian Of #Lemonade

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

In the Zone: Dwayne "Pearl" Washington's Legacy

'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

92Y: Douglas Rushkoff Deconstructs the Digital Economy

'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.'

Russell Simmons: A Mindful Diet is a Plant-Based Diet

'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

The Dangerous Myth Of Violent Muslim Radicalization

'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+

Artist Theaster Gates Turns Chicago’s Empty Spaces into Incubators for Culture

'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

Vocalo: Royce Da 5'9" Talks 'Layers' + Career + Struggle with Alcoholism

'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

Bakari Kitwana on The Ferguson Effect and the Evoluton of Black Youth Protests

'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

Questlove on Prince + Doo-Wop + The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'

'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.'

Natalie Y. Moore Reads from New Book--The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation

'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

After Very Visible Roles, Lupita Nyong'o Looks To Disappear Into Character

'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 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

Cave Canem: New Works

'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.'

Beyonce Returns To The Spotlight With New Album 'Lemonade'

'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.'

Tiny Desk Concert: Anthony Hamilton

' 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

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