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Wednesday, December 16, 2020


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Ijeoma Oluo on 'Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America'
'In her new book, Mediocre : The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America , Ijeoma Oluo , author of the best seller So You Want to Talk About Race , looks at how White men in America have preserved their power for generations -- and the consequences that's had for all of us. She argues that overlooking white male mediocrity has helped devalue college education, promoted leadership styles that have
As More States Legalize Marijuana, People with Past Convictions Rarely Profit
'Today, Ingrid Archie works as a legal clinic coordinator with A New Way of Life, a Los Angeles nonprofit supporting formerly incarcerated women. But for more than seven years, she struggled to find work following a 2004 conviction for possession with intent to sell marijuana. A New Way of Life was one of the organizations that helped Archie after she served 17 months in prison following her conv
'Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life'
'In September of 2020, Hall of Fame pitcher and "Miracle Met" Tom Seaver died at the age of 75 due to complications of Lewy body dementia and Covid-19. All Of It takes a look back at the life of the legendary New York athlete with Bill Madden , former national baseball columnist for the New York Daily News and the author of the new book, Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life .'
KEM: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
'Recorded in his hometown of Detroit, KEM 's Tiny Desk performance is light, welcoming and beautifully decorated. So is his music. After almost 20 years of recording R&B hits like "I Can't Stop Loving You" and "Love Calls," he still comforts my soul with his sultry voice and simple, yet satisfying melodies.'
Black Teenagers With Mental Health Issues May Be Reluctant To Seek Help
'The CDC reports suicide rates went down in 2019. But one group has been having an especially hard time: young Black people; Experts aren't sure why.' -- Morning Edition
“You’re Minor, We’re Major”: Halfway Books Reimagines Hip-Hop Journalism by Tyler Bunzey
| @t_bunzey | NewBlackMan (in Exile) From ’71 ‘til, hip-hop has tried to ignore conventional ways of making art and getting money in the music industry. Sure, some artists may say “ fuck the Grammys” in one breath and laud Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer in the next (a well-established tradition that dates back to the Golden Age ). An equally established tradition, however, has artists ducking the ind
Breaking Into the Marijuana Business is An Uphill Battle for People of Color
'The legal cannabis industry is growing, well, like a weed. As more and more states have taken steps to legalize marijuana, the industry has shown no signs of slowing down. According to the Marijuana Business Factbook, the projected economic impact is expected to reach $77 billion by 2022 . But, to be perfectly blunt, that doesn’t mean everyone is benefitting from the industry’s record highs. Bla
Director Kamilah Forbes Discusses the Making of 'Between the World and Me'
'Based on the 2018 adaptation and staging of the book at the Apollo Theater, the HBO Special of Ta-Nehisi Coates ’ Between the World and Me combines elements of the Apollo’s production, including powerful readings from Coates’ book, and incorporates documentary footage from the actors’ home life, archival footage, and animation. Director Kamilah Forbes joins All Of It to walk us through the proje
Producer and Jazz drummer Karriem Riggins Talks Jahari Massamba Unit
'Producer and jazz drummer Karriem Riggins joins All Of It to discuss working with longtime collaborator Madlib as Jahari Massamba Unit and their first full-length album together titled, Pardon My French . He also discusses producing Common’s album, Beautiful Revolution Pt. 1 , and his future plan.'
Kiese Laymon: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America
'Eric, Kate, and Medaya talk with Kiese Laymon about the struggle to buy his work back from the original publisher in order to revise and republish them, an experience that highlights the imbalance of power in the industry and the commodification of a writer’s work.' -- LA Review of Books LA Review of Books ·