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Friday, February 5, 2021


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“Whitey on the Moon” or Summer Of Soul and the Legacy of the Harlem Cultural Festival by Mark Anthony Neal
| @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (n Exile) Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) is the directorial debut of Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, a contemporary impresario of the cool scale of Blackity-Blackness. The film is drawn from found footage from the Harlem Cultural Festival, a series of open-air concerts held in Harlem’s Mt. Morris Park during the summer of 1969. Long mi
Hip-Hop's Female Pioneers
'Writer and editor Clover Hope joins All Of It to discuss her new book, The Motherlode: 100+ Women Who Made Hip-Hop , which features illustrations by Rachelle Baker. The book looks at the careers of over 100 female rappers, including Lauryn Hill, Missy Elliott, Nicki Minaj, and Megan Thee Stallion, and explores the deep influences of women on the genre.'
Ben Okri Reads “A Wrinkle in the Realm”
' Ben Okri reads his story from the February 8, 2021, issue of the New Yorker magazine. Okri is the author of eleven novels, including The Famished Road, which won the Booker Prize in 1991, and The Freedom Artist, which came out in 2019. His story collection, Prayer for the Living , was published in the U.S. in February of 2021.'
Baseball's Leading Lady' Effa Manley
'Author Andrea Williams joins All Of It to discuss her young adult book, Baseball's Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues , about the first and only woman to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Manley was the owner and co-manager of the Newark Eagles, a team she cultivated into a powerhouse.'
Who's 'Black Enough' For Reparations?
On this episode of NPR's Code Switch , the vexing question of who deserves Reparations based on racial discrimination, and who decides the criteria. They are joined by Sandy Darity , Christina Greer and Darrick Hamilton .
Def Jam Presents: Through The Lens – Janette Beckman (Episode 1)
'Episode One of Through The Lens , focusing on British-born photographer Janette Beckman , who lives and works in New York and began her career at the dawn of punk rock, working for such music magazines as The Face and Melody Maker . Beckman was one of the first photographers to shoot LL Cool J , T La Rock and Slick Rick .'-- Def Jam
Saint Coltrane: The Church Built On 'A Love Supreme'
'In this 20-minute documentary short, Jazz Night in America pays a visit to the Coltrane Church, thoughtfully tracing its winding history — including a tumultuous period when Alice Coltrane, John's widow, bestowed and then revoked her support. We'll delve into the spiritual mysteries of 'A Love Supreme,' from "Acknowledgment" to "Psalm," and consider what it means to be of service — to a calling,
NCMOH Jazz Series: Nnenna Freelon: Concert with Conversation
'What links exist between Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra ? Who are some songwriters of the Great American Songbook? Who can we look to today? Join Grammy-nominated vocalist and North Carolina–based artist Nina Freelon and her accompanist for an intimate, informal program that explores some popular music of the 1940s—and some from the current day. The music, and the stories, will take us on a su
The Quarantine Tapes 153: Joy Harjo
“We’re all called in our human being-ness to embody what a warrior embodies, and that’s someone who’s awake and is listening and is moving through the world listening.” 'Host Paul Holdengräber is joined by poet Joy

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