Thursday, January 2, 2020

NewBlackMan (in Exile) TODAY

NewBlackMan (in Exile)

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Stephanie Mills Is Honored at the Black Music Honors

' Regina Belle , Angela Winbush and Paris Bennett honor the legendary Stephanie Mills at the 3rd Annual Black Music Honors.' -- Black Music Honors
Sonic Futures: The Music of Afrofuturism with George Clinton, Nona Hendryx, Vernon Reid and Alondra Nelson

'Three musical giants who have made monumental contributions to Afrofuturism as we know it today, George Clinton , Nona Hendryx , and Vernon Reid , in conversation with world-renowned scholar and critic Alondra Nelson . The panelists discuss Afrofuturism – where it came from, where it is going, and what it has to offer us. Featuring opening remarks by Gus Casely-Hayford , Director of the Smithson


The South African Songbook: Jazz Musicians Who Stayed During Apartheid

'Twenty-five years have passed since South Africa ended the cruel social experiment of apartheid , which divided its citizens, locked up its people of color and brought decades of havoc and pain. South Africa's jazz musicians were at the center of the conflict. Jazz Night in America has already told the story of pianist Abdullah Ibrahim and trumpeter Hugh Masekela , prominent South African artist
'Your Body Being Used': Where Prisoners Who Can't Vote Fill Voting Districts

'The U.S. census counts incarcerated people as residents of where they are imprisoned. In many prison towns, that has led to voting districts made up primarily of prisoners who can't vote.' -- Morning Edition

North Carolinians Fight the $7.5 Billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline

'Eastern North Carolina is home to the environmental justice movement – and also to some of the state’s biggest threats to human and environmental health. The latest is the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.' -- Grist
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