Saturday, April 24, 2021


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Stuck in The Studio: Ayanah Moor
"On this episode of CCMA Creates: Stuck in the Studio features Ayanah Moor , an artist whose work explores blackness, gender, desire and language. She discusses her recent return to painting, inspirations behind her work and her solo exhibition at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art ."


Wesley Lowery Examines the Effects of the Water Crisis on Jackson, Mississippi Residents
" 60 Minutes+ correspondent Wesley Lowery joins CBS This Morning with a preview of his report on the failing infrastructure that contributed to the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi. Lowery speaks with residents of the state's capital and explores whether there are racial implications involved in the impact on black residents."
D.C. Statehood is a Voting Rights Issue…and Racial Justice Issue by Ben Jealous
D.C. Statehood is a Voting Rights Issue… and Racial Justice Issue by Ben Jealous | @BenJealous | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Washington, D.C. has a higher percentage of Black residents than any state in the country, and they have no voting representation in Congress. This is systemic racism in action. It is long past time to give Washington’s 712,000 residents the representation they deserve by making

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Left of Black S11 · E24 | The Blues Foundation of Funk with Tony Bolden
Funk, in both dance and in music, conveys a deep sincerity and honesty in communicating the emotional depth of the Black artist, from James Brown to Chaka Khan to Sly Stone and even today's Jazmine Sullivan . But is there another way to think about these performers as organic intellectuals who are able to feel what is happening in the culture and bring language to that experience? Tony Bolden , A
Marcus Miller: Electric Miles
" Miles Davis famously once said, "I have to change; it's like a curse" – and that's exactly what he did throughout his entire career. In 1969, the trumpet icon may have pulled off his greatest reinvention yet: he went "electric." Davis turned the jazz world upside down, marking the beginning of what's called the Electric Miles period – groundbreaking, raw, controversial and, now, classic. "He ha
Why Implicit Bias Training For Police Doesn't Work — And What Can Be Done To Combat Racism
"The guilty verdict in the case of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is seen by many as an important step toward police accountability. But many activists acknowledge much more needs to be done to combat racism in police departments across the country. In the aftermath of recent police killings of Black Americans, many departments have implemented implicit bias training for officers

APR 21

Uneasy: Vijay Iyer's New Album
" Uneasy is the latest album from pianist, MacArthur fellow, and Harvard professor in the departments of music and African and African American studies, Vijay Iyer , along with collaborators Tyshawn Sorey on drums and bassist Linda May Han Oh . Iyer wrote the compositions over the last two decades with ideas of justice, equity, and identity in mind, and in response to events, including the death
How Notions of Masculinity Have Evolved in Hip Hop Over Time
"Throughout his chart-topping career, DMX was often forthcoming about his challenging personal life. The artist grew up in housing projects in Yonkers, and was physically abused by multiple adults in his life . DMX often displayed his vulnerability in the lyrics of his songs. And the rapper also frequently gave back to the community he grew up in, through charity work with children . Today, the t
Twenty Years Later: The Police Assault on Abner Louima and What it Means
"On August 9, 1997, police officers took Haitian immigrant Abner Louima — after yanking his pants down to his knee — in the bathroom of the 70th precinct in Brooklyn. There, Officer Justin Volpe used a broken broomstick to sexually assault the handcuffed man. Word of the attack shocked the city, and Louima would eventually testify in a federal trial that sent two officers to prison. But today, ma
Writers on Artists: Daphne Brooks and Jamila Woods
"In this episode of Writers on Artists , scholar Daphne A. Brooks talks with poet/singer/songwriter Jamila Woods about archives as wellsprings, the lifeworlds of Black women and girls, and what it means to practice care in all its many registers. Brooks’s book, Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound (2021), is available from Belknap Press. Jamila Woods’s alb
From Rodney King to George Floyd: Inside 30 Years of America's Police Violence
" The trial of Derek Chauvin , the former Minneapolis police officer seen on video kneeling on George Floyd ’s neck last May, is at the center of a national reckoning with race and policing. But this is nothing new. In recent decades, several high-profile cases with videos showing officer-involved deaths of Black men and women set off cycles of protests and consciousness. Ultimately, they have le

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Black Urban Crises and Push-Out “Engineered” with David Stovall
"Dr. David Stovall , author of, “Engineered Conflict: School Closings, Public Housing, Law Enforcement and the Future of Black Life,” said “one of the ways to attract business interests to cities is to displace those people who you have deemed to be dangerous or politically harmful” – meaning, Blacks. Stovall, a professor of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and an
Invisible Blackness –The Notorious PhD: A Level Playing Field, an Interview with Todd Boyd
" Todd Boyd, aka "Notorious Ph.D." is a Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at USC. His critiques of hip hop and pop culture have guided a generation into a deeper understanding of the anatomy of the black experience. In this episode of Invisible Blackness host Adrian Younge and Todd Boyd discuss Defining American, Racial Politics and the revolution of revisionist history occurring."
Harlem On My Mind: Jessie Redmon Fauset
"On this episode of Into America host Trymaine Lee spotlights the influence of Jessie Redmon Fauset . Langston Hughes called her one of the midwives of the Harlem Renaissance, but few today remember her name. As literary editor for NAACP’s The Crisis magazine, Fauset fostered the careers of many notable writers of the time: poets Countee Cullen and Gwendolyn Bennett , novelist Nella Larse n, writ

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Haki Madhubuti: Women Are Foundational in the Black Community
' Haki Madhubuti joins the professors Tricia Rose and Cornel West , hosts of The Tight Rope , for a conversation about his body of work and how he was, as one of his books is entitled, "Taught By Women.” Describing Gwendolyn Brooks as his “cultural mother,” Professor Madhubuti talks about the importance of the mentorship he received through his relationship with her and how he came to believe tha
Wade In The Water Ep. 1: Songs And Singing As Church
' Produced in 1994 by NPR and the Smithsonian Institution, Wade in the Water is a 26-part documentary series detailing the history of American gospel music and its impact on soul, jazz and R&B. Episode one explores the relationship between song and singing, and worship and belief in both the organized and non-organized church. Introduces concepts, performing styles and musical genres."
Exterminate All the Brutes (2021): Official Trailer
"The past has a future we never expect. Exterminate All the Brutes is a four-part HBO documentary series from filmmaker Raoul Peck that challenges how history is being written."
“The Talk” That Every Black Family Has About Police
" Because Black people are disproportionately targeted by police, many parents are forced to have “The Talk” with their young children about how to best navigate this tragic reality." -- The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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