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Friday, March 12, 2021


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Sanya N’Kanta On Precious Time With Family
"Jamaican-born, North Carolina-based singer and songwriter Sanya N’Kanta has written songs about race and immigration, but his new EP is about the simple pleasures of family and home. N’Kanta started off in music producing hip hop, but he’s adept at all kinds of styles, with an impressive vocal range. Sanya N’Kanta moved to North Carolina a few years ago from Chicago, after a long bout with illne
Soul to Soul at 50: A Look Back at Ghana’s Legendary Music Festival
"On March 6, 1971, a group of some of the top musicians from the United States -– Ike and Tina Turner, Wilson Pickett, the Staple Singers, and more -– boarded a plane bound for Ghana to perform in a musical celebration that was dubbed the “Soul to Soul Festival.” Thousands of audience members filled Accra’s Black Star Square for a continuous 15 hours of music. The festival was planned in part for
Left of Black S11 · E18 | The Nation of Islam in the Civil Rights Struggle with Garrett Felber
What is the legacy of the Nation of Islam in the struggle for Black equality? The narratives we use to help us look back at the past to celebrate our triumphs over Jim Crow seem to fall short of remembering all that the Nation of Islam did to help lay the foundation. In this episode of Left of Black , host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal sits down with University of Mississippi of
Lorraine Hansberry and Gwendolyn Brooks: Darlings of the White Liberal Establishment?
"On the 62nd anniversary of the Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun , Tight Rope host Dr. Cornel West and Professor Tricia Rose reflect on the Black literary tradition as they focus on the legacy of both Lorraine Hansberry and Gwendolyn Brooks as revolutionaries and exemplars who are often misunderstood as the “darlings of the white liberal establishment
Invisible Blackness – Double Oppression: the Black Woman, an Interview with Ladybug Mecca
" Digable Planets was the pinnacle of cool for early 1990s hip hop culture. LadyBug Mecca was the sole female voice of this seductive trio of music revolutionaries, waltzing the line between pop crossover culture and conscious hip hop. In this episode of Invisible Blackness , Adrian Younge and LadyBug Mecca discuss the power behind the black female voice in culture's past, present and future."
Soulful Stitching: The Visual Art of The Siddis of Karnataka, India
"The Siddis of Karnataka, India are the descendants of both early African immigrants to South Asia and enslaved Africans brought to Goa on India’s west coast by the Portuguese beginning in the 16th century. Gradually, they escaped slavery and moved southward into the remote Western Ghatt mountains of Northern Karnataka in order to create free, independent African diaspora communities. While they
Perspectives on Anti-Blackness in the Arab World
"Anti-Black racism exists all over the globe, but varies according to the context and society. In Arab societies, anti-black racism is pronounced, widespread, and largely denied by the intelligentsia, the ruling elites and

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