Saturday, March 6, 2021


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Women’s History Month Is the Right Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
by Ben Jealous | @BenJealous | NewBlackMan (in Exile) It is time for a maximum push for a new minimum wage. The federal minimum wage has not budged for more than a decade. But the cost of living keeps rising. So, low-income people fall further and further behind. Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift millions of working people out of poverty. This is especially true for families hea
Eddie Murphy: 'Laugh 'Til It Hurts' (Official Trailer)
"From producers Dana Webber and Brian Aebech , Legacy Distribution is proud to present the feature length biography, Eddie Murphy: Laugh 'Til It Hurts . Almost six decades later Eddie Murphy remains loved by fans for his infectious smile and goofy laugh. Learn about many challenges Eddie is faced with along his way to stardom as Eddie continues to make his fans Laugh 'Til it Hurts."
Coming 2 America: The Princess Remix by Stephane Dunn
| @DrStephaneDunn | NewBlackMan (in Exile) So, here’s the thing, movie magic can strike twice, but it’s rare. If an original movie achieves cult-like affection and fame, any sequel is burdened with being the follow up expected to recapture the charm of the first yet stand uniquely on its own. This is what Coming 2 America (2021 ) directed by Craig Brewer with several screenwriters, including Ken

MAR 04

The New Conversation with Dr. Dwight A. McBride | Ep 2: Darrick Hamilton
" Darrick Hamilton is The New School's Henry Cohen Professor of Economics and Urban Policy and Founding Director of the Institute on Race and Political Economy. Hamilton is considered one of the nation’s foremost scholars, economists, and public intellectuals, and has been involved in crafting policy proposals, such as Baby Bonds and a Federal Job Guarantee."
The Tight Rope: Dr. Beverly Tatum on The ABCs of Representation in Education
" Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum joins Dr. Cornel West and Professor Tricia Rose on The Tight Rope to talk about the critical importance of having curriculums, educators, and school communities that are dedicated to affirming and embracing students of color in general and Black students in particular. She explains the fundamental tenets of this practice in terms of what she calls “ABCs”: Affirming Iden
The Black Panthers' Overlooked Health Programs
' The History You Didn't Learn is a series that sheds light on past events that may have been omitted, misleading, or just downright wrong in our history education in school. This episode is about The Black Panthers and how they worked to bring free health care to the communities they served.' -- TIME
For Our Girls: A Conversation with Black Women
"Exploring the stigmas Black girls face as they grow up within and outside their community. A love letter to Black daughters, mothers share their concerns with how they are shaping and impacting their daughters’ independence." -- WORLD Channel

MAR 03

Left of Black S11 · E17 | Black Marriage in Popular Culture with Aneeka Ayanna Henderson
The 2010 Census indicates that more than 70% of African American women are unmarried. The statistics are telling us a disparaging narrative of the decline of Black marriage felt most acutely by Black women. But how does this reality line up with the depictions of Black love & marriage in popular culture? From the novels of such giants as Terry McMillan and Omar Tyree to the music of Anita Baker a

MAR 02

La Brega: An Encyclopedia of Betrayal
" Photographer Chris Gregory-Rivera examines the legacy of the surveillance files known in Puerto Rico as las carpetas — produced from a decades-long secret government program aimed at fracturing the pro-independence movement. Gregory-Rivera looks at las carpetas through the story of one activist family, the traitor they believed was close to them, and the betrayal that holds more mystery than th
Why This Small, Black-owned Bookstore – Marcus Books – is Hallowed Ground for Some
"Many Black-owned independent bookstores experienced a surge in sales this past summer after the George Floyd protests ignited more interest in learning about Black history, white supremacy, and systemic racism. Marcus Books is the oldest Black-owned bookstore in the country, serving its community for 60 years and weathering many changes." -- PBS NewsHour

MAR 01

'The Conductors' Is A History Buff's Dream Fantasy Novel
" Weekend Edition Sunday 's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Nicole Glover about her debut novel, The Conductors, which focuses on a couple solving crimes and mysteries using magic in post-Civil War Philadelphia."
A New Label for Music by Black Composers
"Pianist Lara Downes recently launched Rising Sun Music , a digital label that will release new recordings of music by Black composers from the last 200 years. The first release is titled Remember Me To Harlem and features the work of William Grant Still, Benny Golson, Eubie Blake, and Maragret Bonds. Downes joins All Of It to discuss the project."

FEB 27

Off-Color and On Point: Richard Pryor's ‘Craps (After Hours)’ by Scott Saul
This essay is adapted from the liner notes written for Omnivore's reissue of Craps (After Hours) . | @scottsaul4 | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) The album ‘Craps’ (After Hours) was born out of a moment of high desperation for comedian Richard Pryor — a moment when a whole mess of bills, financial and psychological, crashed due on him. And ‘Craps’ is a messy masterpiece, its 32 tracks awkward

FEB 26

The Genius of Fela Kuti and Afrobeat (feat. Femi & Made Kuti)
" Fela Kuti has inspired musicians from all over the world from Burna Boy and Beyoncé , to Miles Davis . Sound Field dives into the musical genius of Fela's cultural funk. Sound Field host LA Buckner speaks to Fela's son and grandson, Femi and Made Kuti about carrying on the legacy of Afrobeat."
Book Talk with Catherine Coleman Flowers | "Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret"
"MacArthur “genius” Catherine Coleman Flowers grew up in Lowndes County, Alabama, a place that’s been called “Bloody Lowndes” because of its violent, racist history. Once the epicenter of the voting rights struggle, today it’s Ground Zero for a new movement that is Flowers’s life’s work. It’s a fight to ensure human dignity through a right most Americans take for granted: basic sanitation. Too ma
Left of Black S11 · E16 | The Meaning of Soul with Dr. Emily J. Lordi
Soul music–– say it and it has different meanings to different people. It originated from within the African American community leading up to and during the Civil Rights Era. So, was the music of such icons as Aretha Franklin, Isaac Hayes, Donny Hathaway, Minnie Ripperton, and many others not only meant as entertainment but also a form of Black resistance? What deeper social meanings can we mine

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