Blog Profile / New Black Man

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Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Brings A New Voice To Late Night TV

Larry Wilmore, the former Daily Show correspondent becomes the only Black man currently hosting an entertainment show on late night TV.

Using Graphic Novels to Teach a New Generation about Black History

In this preview of Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Joel Christian Gill to talk about his graphic novels, STRANGE FRUIT vol. 1: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History and BASS REEVES: Tales of the Talented Tenth (Fulcrum Books). Gill is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the New Hampshire Institute of Art.

Op-Doc: The Black Panthers Revisited

In this short Op-Doc for New York Times Video, director Stanley Nelson draws links between the police violence that led to the formation of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and the contemporary mobilization in-response to police violenc e. Nelson's latest film THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY: Vanguard of the Revolution makes its world premiere at this year's SUNDANCE FESTIVAL.

José James & Talia Billig: "A Change Gonna Come"--#PeacePowerChange

José James is joined by Talia Billig in this stirring rendition of Sam Cooke's iconic "A Change is Gonna Come." #PeacePowerChange

Felipe Luciano on Defending Black Life from THE BLACK PANTHERS: Vanguard of the Revolution (dir. Stanley Nelson)

“The cops were beyond a symbol of capitalism; these MFers were killing people”--Felipe Luciano from Stanley Nelson's new film THE BLACK PANTHERS: Vanguard of the Revolution.

Left of Black S5:E16: On Prison Art, Public Culture and Racial Icons

Left of Black S5:E16: On Prison Art, Public Culture and Racial Icons Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal (@NewBlackMan) is joined in-studio by Professor Nicole Fleetwood, who talks about her forthcoming project Carceral Aesthetics: Prison Art and Public Culture. Show More Summary

AfroBytes: FIRST KISS (a film by Ashley Denise)

"In this clever short, from Ashley Denise, a group of strangers are paired up for their first kiss to some rather hilarious results." AfroBytes is a series of curated shorts about the Black experience with a spotlight on innovators, disruptors and content creators in the digital space. Show More Summary

Christopher Emdin Discusses High Poverty Rates in US Public Schools

Columbia University Professor Christopher Emdin discusses new report from the Southern Education Foundation which shows that 51% of public school students come from low income households. -- Al Jazeera America

The Carperbagger: David Oyelowo on MLK and SELMA

"I think I was the beneficiary of being able to go in quite cleanly because of a culturally removed sensibility in approaching it" says David Oyelowo of his portrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr. in SELMA--New York Times Video

Jay Smooth: Why Kendrick Lamar is Right...Even Though He’s Kind of Wrong

In this latest episode of The Illipsis, Jay Smooth tackles rapper Kendrick Lamar’s recent comments on youth activism, and what our expectations should be for both artists and activists.

Phillip Agnew & Real Talk: Hip Hop Ed for Social Justice

The Students of Real Talk: Hip Hop Ed for Social Justice—facilitated by University of Georgia Professor Bettina Love—recreate Phillip Agnew’s powerful and moving speech, “Two Minutes.” #HipHopEd #BlackLivesMatter

Oscar, the Grouch; or, Why #IAmAva

Credit Atsushi Nishijima/Paramount Pictures Oscar, the Grouch; or, Why #IAmAva by I. Augustus Durham | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Full disclosure: by the time this is disseminated publicly, I will have seen Selma. My viewing of it will be the extent of my day-on activities during my day-off. Show More Summary

An Open Message to Duke University President Brodhead...

An Open Message to President Brodhead and Our Colleagues, We are saddened and angered at the calculus used to determine what Duke can “afford.” To choose, on this, of all weekends, to exclude and insult members of our community by downsizing...Show More Summary

The King Dream Chorus & the Holiday Crew: MLK Day Throwback

Many of the folks in this video were the very staples of Black radio in the 1980s-- El DeBarge, Whitney Houston, Stacy Lattisaw, Lisa Lisa with Full Force, Teena Marie, Menudo, Stephanie Mills, New Edition, James "J.T." Taylor, Kurtis...Show More Summary

James Earl Jones Channels Vernon Johns

In this brilliant performance, James Earl Jones channels the late Vernon Johns, who preceded Martin Luther King. Jr. at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL. Johns' message in response to police violence in the late 1940s is as relevant now as it was then.

#BlackPoetsSpeakOut: Samiya Bashir Reads "Catch"

"I am black and poet and will not remain silent while this nation murders black people."-- Samiya Bashir. #BlackPoetsSpeakOut

LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow Presents the Martin Luther King, Jr. Story Time

With his crowdfunded reboot of Reading Rainbow, LeVar Burton presents a Martin Luther King, Jr. Story Time.'

The Remix: Adolph Reed on Azealia Banks, Reparations & Pop Culture Idiocracy

'On this episode of The Remix, Dr. James Peterson welcomes Dr. Adolph Reed, outspoken professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. Reed says that online media is contributing to an American "idiocracy." The two discuss...Show More Summary

Blackness and the Public Imagination

In the this preview of the next Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined in studio by Nicole Fleetwood to talk about the idea of The Black Icon. Fleetwood is Associate Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University. Fleetwood...Show More Summary

Jazmine Sullivan--the Visuals for "Forever Don't Last"

Visuals for Jazmine Sullivan's beautiful "Forever Don't Last" from her new recording Reality Show (2015).

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