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USA Swimming Unveils #SwimToday Campaign to Encourage Participation in Competitive Swimming

USA Swimming, the national governing body of competitive swimming in the United States, unveils SwimToday campaign to encourage youth and their parents to look at competitive swimming as a regular sports activity.

Reparations, Feminism and The Black Experience

Reparations, Feminism and The Black Experience by Charles Bane, Jr. | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) On a speaking tour, Frederick Douglass learned that Harriet Tubman had just returned from a perilous journey into the South—where there was a bounty on her head—to usher more slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Show More Summary

'Driving Lesson': A Film Short about Racial Profiling in the South

Center for Documentary Studies Driving Lessons (dir. Victor Bynum and Kris Dyson ) Two young African-American men talk about their experience of being stopped and searched by the police. Expert testimony attests to the racial disparities in this type of profiling. Driving Lessons from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo.

Air Strike Kills 25 Family Members--19 Children--in Gaza

New York Times In one of the deadliest strikes in Gaza, Israel said it was targeting a Hamas operative. But the strike killed 26 people, including 19 children. Anne Barnard reports. Produced by: Mona El-Naggar and Anne Barnard

"All Oppression is Connected" feat. Staceyann Chin from The Beat Making Lab Kenya

Beat Making Lab | PBS Digital "All Oppression is Connected" is a song produced by youth in Kenya. Dozens of students gathered at The Nest in Nairobi to address tax justice through beat making, poetry and digital power mapping workshops. Show More Summary

New Study Links Weight Management in Black Women to Reduced Depression

Duke University's Global Health Institute An intervention program aimed at helping obese women maintain their weight without adding pounds also significantly reduced depression in nearly half the participants, according to a new study from Duke University. Show More Summary

Left of Black Summer Special (vol. 2): Alexis De Veaux Discusses 'Yabo', the Erotic Life of the Classroom & Popular Feminism

Left of Black Summer Special (vol. 2): Alexis De Veaux Discusses Her New Novel, The Erotic Life of the Classroom and Popular Feminism Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Alexis De...Show More Summary

There's Roti, and Then There's Trini Roti

PRI Food has a way to transport you to a place. For Trinidadians far from home, the dish of choice is Roti — but it's not just any old bread.

Choking Us to Death by Brothers Writing to Live

Choking Us to Death by Brothers Writing to Live | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) "I can’t breathe,” onlookers heard Eric Garner say as he took his final breaths. 43 years old, black, and the father of six, Garner was placed in a chokehold and suffocated to death by NYPD officers in Staten Island this past Thursday. Show More Summary

Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex

Photo Credit: HHCF Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) “He confused science fiction with science facts, He couldn’t separate the block,...Show More Summary

POV to Broadcast '15 to Life: Kenneth's Story'--Film Addresses Juvenile Life Sentences

PBS | POV Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. Show More Summary

Pharoahe Monch: "Broken Again" (dir. aaronisnotcool)

Another stellar visual from Pharoahe Monch for "Broken Again" from his latest PTSD. Directed by aaronisnotcool. Starring: Pharoahe Monch & Desiree Godsell Production: BKLYN1834 Director’s Assistant: Erik Groszyk Production Assistant:...Show More Summary

Farai Chideya Talks with Veteran Actor Delroy Lindo

One with Farai | PRI Delroy Lindo speaks of his Jamaican-British ancestry as well as his craft. Farai Chideya speaks with actor Delroy Lindo, who's played everything from a gangster in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" to an animated character...Show More Summary

Out of the Mouth of Babes: When the Baubles of Diaspora are Up for Sale

On Subtlety, or Out of the Mouth of Babes by Simone Drake | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) I made a last-minute decision that my family and I would travel to Brooklyn to see Kara Walker’s art installation, “ A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby…,” at the now defunct Domino Sugar Refinery. Show More Summary

When Languages Die, Ecosystems Often Die with Them

PRI When a language goes extinct, it takes a wealth of knowledge about its local environment along with it. A new reports says that may be why languages and biodiversity are declining at similar rates around the world.

The Hip-Hop Fellow Outtakes: Young Guru on the Rise of Kanye West

Producer and engineer Young Guru discusses the rise of Kanye West in this outtake from the Ken Price film The Hip-Hop Fellow. The Hip-Hop Fellow is a feature length documentary following Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder's tenure at Harvard University. Show More Summary

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