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Friday, December 18, 2020


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DREAMWEAVERS: In / Conversation - Ming Smith and Arthur Jafa
'Check out episode 2 of UTA Artist Space's Dreamweavers series featuring artists Ming Smith and Arthur Jafa – in partnership with Lyft Entertainment. Arthur and Ming discuss how art can be used to address political and social issues. Directed by Sing J. Lee and Sylvia Zakhary .'
Negro Leagues are Elevated to Major League Status. What Does it Mean for Baseball?
'From 1920 to 1948, Black baseball players barred from the Major Leagues could only play in what were called Negro Leagues. As a result many of their accomplishments have been forgotten. But on Wednesday, Commissioner Rob Manfred said Major League Baseball was elevating seven Negro Leagues to Major League status. PBS NewsHour's John Yang spoke to ESPN's Howard Bryant to discuss.'
Robert Glasper Experiment - Everybody Loves The Sunshine (Tribute to Roy Ayers ft. Bilal)
" Ranked at the top of the charts of the most sampled jazz and soul musicians, Roy Ayers has inspired several generations of musicians, including Robert Glasper , who has made the art of covers a specialty with both volumes of his Black Radio project. With his Robert Glasper Experiment , a band with a strong connection between jazz and hip hop, he takes on the grand repertoire of the king of vibe
Stakes Been High: Mychal Denzel Smith on Life After the American Dream | Review by Mark Anthony Neal
Stakes Been High: Mychal Denzel Smith on Life After the American Dream Review by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) When the group De La Soul released Stakes is High in 1996, it was the culmination, and thus the final break, with any claim they held to being stars. The trio was always ambivalent about their place in Hip-Hop’s hierarchy of fame – proclaiming six years earlie
Underground, Monroe, and the Mamalogues: Three Plays -- Playwright Lisa B. Thompson in Conversation with Imani Perry
'Dr. Lisa B. Thompson , award-winning playwright and Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin in conversation with Dr. Imani Perry , Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. They will discuss Thompson's newly published book, Underground, Monroe and The Mamalogues: Three Plays .'
Ming Smith on 'Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop'
'Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a group of African American photographers he helped to found in 1963. More than 180 photographs by fifteen of the early members—Anthony Barboza, Adger Cowans, Danny Dawson, Roy DeCarava, Louis Draper, Al
Left of Black S11 · E8 | Dr. Shana L. Redmond on the Life and Impact of Paul Robeson
Who was the first Black movie icon? Many would argue in favor of the unparalleled and unmatched Paul Robeson . Known for his immense presence on the silver screen and his baritone singing voice, Robeson also shook up the status quo of his day as political activist for Civil Rights drawing praise and scrutiny on the world stage. Dr. Shana L. Redmond , Professor of Musicology and African American S
DREAMWEAVERS: In / Conversation - Carrie Mae Weems and Terence Nance
'Episode 3 of UTA Artist Space's Dreamweavers series featuring artist Carrie Mae Weems and Random Acts of Flyness creator and Space Jam 2 director Terence Nance – in partnership with Lyft Entertainment. Weems and Nance cover everything from establishing identity and community through art to the role gender has played in Weems' career.'
Showcase: In Conversation with Chris Obehi
' Chris Obehi is a 22-year-old guy from Nigeria, who is known for playing his guitar on the streets of Palermo while singing in Sicilian. For many Italians, it is quite the story. Here's that story in his own words.' -- Showcase

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