Sunday, April 26, 2020

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Ronnie Dyson: A Transitional Soul Figure Lost To Time

'For One-Hit Wonders/Second-Best Songs, Mark Anthony Neal recommends Ronnie Dyson 's "Ain't Nothing Wrong." He's known mostly for 1970's "(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You?"'
Unladylike2020: Meta Warrick Fuller: Trailblazing African American Artist

' Meta Warrick Fuller 's artwork celebrated African American heritage and cultural identity, and resisted stereotypical representations in her depictions of the Black body.' -- American Masters PBS
Brittany Packnett Cunningham on Activism in Crisis

' Rebecca Carroll talks to activist and organizer Brittany Packnett Cunningham on the small and big ways we can live in community during the coronavirus pandemic -- even though we’re forced to be apart. From how we shop at the grocery store to how our elected leaders can ensure a fair vote in the fall, Brittany lays out just what it’s going to take to get through this: “If we have the power to sh
Behind The Beats: DJ Premier's Sonic Inspiration In Three Samples

' DJ Premier is a purist at heart . He picks samples based on feeling, and the beats he creates from them are all about honoring that vibe. That lineage has played out from his parents record collection growing up in Houston to his own expansive discography over the last 30 years.'
'We Were Curiosities': One Of 'The Last Negroes At Harvard' Shares His Story

'In 1959, Kent Garrett was one of 18 Black students accepted into a freshman class of more than 1,000. It was an early form of affirmative action, and he chronicles his time on campus in a new book, The Last Negroes At Harvard .' -- All Things Considered
Puerto Rico, Island Of Racial Harmony?

'Many Puerto Ricans grow up being taught that they're a mixture of three races: Black, White and Indigenous. But on the U.S. census, a majority of Puerto Ricans choose "White" as their only race. On this episode, of Code Switch the host look into why that is, and the group of people trying to change it.'
Modern Malian Singer Fatoumata Diawara Respects Her Roots

' Malian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor Fatoumata Diawara is a multiple Grammy Award nominee, currently living in Paris. "Fatou" Diawara has become an enthusiastic collaborator - with musicians from other African countries - Cheikh Lô, AfroCubism, and Orchestra Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou - as well as rock stars like Damon Albarn and Flea and traditional players from Cuba and Brittany. She ha
Issa Rae is Still Rooting for Everybody Black

' As usual, Issa Rae is out here doing the most. She joins Rebecca Carroll to talk about the return of Insecure , how she’s supporting the next generation of black artists, and why black audiences matter the most to her. And how cookie dough is getting her through coronatine.' -- Come Through with Rebecca Carroll

A Moment of True Decolonization #31: Ruth Wilson Gilmore on Beginning of a Perfect Decolonial Moment

' Ruth Wilson Gilmore is Professor of Geography and Director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the City University of New York Graduate Center. A co-founder of many grassroots organizations including California Prison Moratorium Project, and Critical Resistance, she works on racial 
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