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Justice is on Trial in the Derek Chauvin Murder Case; Justice is on trial in the United States by Ben Jealous
| @BenJealous | NewBlackMan (in Exile) The murder trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has begun, ten months after George Floyd died in the street with Chauvin’s knee on his neck. Americans, especially Black Americans, are watching closely to see if justice will be done. The beginning of the trial made me profoundly sad, but also profoundly hopeful. It made me sad, because Floyd is
Why Advocates Say D.C. Statehood is Long Overdue
"In March, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing in consideration of a bill that would make Washington, D.C. a state. Speakers supporting statehood included Mayor Muriel Bowser , who argued that D.C. residents are US citizens that lack full rights. The city’s nearly 700,000 residents pay more in federal taxes than 22 states but have just one non-voting member of Congress and
'Essential Puerto Rican Recipes' with Von Diaz
"Journalist and cookbook author Von Diaz joins All Of It to discuss her new “ Essential Puerto Rican Recipes ” feature in the New York Times . Diaz was born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico and grew up traveling between Atlanta and the island. In this piece, she has put together a collection of dishes and flavors that evoke her time in Puerto Rico."
Baseball and the Impact of Race
" New York Mets greats Cliff Floyd and Jerry Manuel join J’nelle Agee , the daughter of Mets Hall of Famer Tommie Agee , and moderator Mark Anthony Neal , professor of African & African American Studies at Duke University, for an impactful discussion on race in baseball."
'Lovecraft Country' Creator Misha Green Aims To Reclaim The Horror Genre For People Of Color
"The HBO series Lovecraft Country takes the real horrors of the Black experience in the 1950s and adds to it the supernatural terrors of the horror genre. Series creator Misha Green tells Fresh Air she sees the show — and the novel by Matt Ruff upon which it is based — as a chance to reclaim "the genre space for people of color and for people who had usually been left out of it."
'Concrete Cowboy'
"Actor Caleb McLaughlin and director Ricky Staub join All Of It to discuss the new film, " Concrete Cowboy ," which also stars Idris Elba ."
Journalist Investigates Amazon Warehouse Life And The Pitfalls Of 'One-Click America'
" Alec MacGillis writes about Amazon's growing impact on American life in his new book, Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America . He notes that the pandemic has been very good for the company's bottom line: Amazon's sales jumped 40% last year, and company founder Jeff Bezos, whose net worth is estimated at around $180 billion , is now the richest person on the planet. "The fact is th
Kirk Franklin: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
"For nearly 30 years, Kirk Franklin has been widely regarded for revolutionizing gospel. He incorporated secular music, particularly hip-hop, while preserving the message and integrity of traditional gospel. Here, he and his powerhouse choir pace through a decades-long, sixteen Grammy award winning discography of faith, praise and encouragement while cracking plenty of jokes."
A Blueprint for Bail Reform
" Duke University School of Law professor and Wilson Center Director Brandon Garrett and Sandra Guerra Thompson , professor of law and director of the Criminal Justice Institute at the University of Houston Law Center, discuss their work as independent monitors for a landmark bail reform settlement in Texas. This settlement could become a national model for cash bail reform."
Alfred L. Martin Jr. on The Generic Closet: Black Gayness and the Black-Cast Sitcom
" Drawing from 20 interviews with credited episode writers, key show-runners, and Black gay men, The Generic Closet situates Black-cast sitcoms as a unique genre that uses Black gay characters in service of the series' heterosexual main cast. Alfred L. Martin, Jr. , argues that the Black community is considered to be antigay due to misrepresentation by shows that aired during the family viewing h
Conversations in Black Freedom Studies – Black and Red: Socialism and Black Liberation
"Throughout the twentieth century, the Black freedom movement intersected in various ways with the communist and socialist movements. The first Black woman to run for president of the United States was Charlene Mitchell , who ran on the Communist Party ticket in 1968. From Hubert Harrison , W..E.B. Du Bois , and Claudia Jones , to Esther Cooper Jackson and Angela Davis , many of the leading light
Jessica Marie Johnson: Keywords and Dark Fiilaments in Digital Time
"Presented as part of the Digital Storytelling Colloquium at the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities. Jessica Marie Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University. Johnson is a historian of Atlantic slavery and the Atlantic African diaspora. She is the

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