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Thursday, May 27, 2021


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Branford Marsalis' 'Ma Rainey' Score Makes 100-Year-Old Blues Sound Relevant Today
'There has been plenty to discuss since the release of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom last year. But there's more to the film than its star players, especially once the music in the film takes flight. Saxophonist and bandleader Branford Marsalis was tasked with scoring the film, to make the blues of 100 years ago sound true to the era but still relevant now. New Orleans Sessions correspondent Gwen Thom
“America on Fire”: Historian Elizabeth Hinton on George Floyd, Policing & Black Rebellion
'Protests and vigils were held across the U.S. to mark one year since the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd’s death sparked a national uprising and global movement against systemic racism and police brutality. Elizabeth Hinton , an associate professor of history and African American studies at Yale University and a professor of law at Yale Law School, connects the Black Lives Ma
Lorraine Hansberry's Upbringing
' Soyica Colbert , interim dean of Georgetown College and professor of African American studies and performing arts, joins us for the next installment of our “Full Bio” series. This week, we’re taking a deep dive into her biography of Lorraine Hansberr y titled, Radical Vision . All Of It talks with Colbert about Hansberry’s parents and her upbringing, which served as part of the inspiration for
Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away | Official Trailer | American Masters | PBS
' Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away dives into the career of the legendary blues guitarist, a pioneer of Chicago’s West Side sound and major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton . Featuring new performances and interviews with John Mayer , Carlos Santana and more.' -- American Masters PBS
'Shuffle Along' Changed Musical Theater 100 Years Ago
'If you wanted to see a musical on the Great White Way in 1921 — that name came about because of the electric lights on Broadway but was true about the color of the actors and audience — you could see a European-influenced operetta or a splashy Ziegfeld revue. But 100 years ago, on May 23, you could also see something completely new: Shuffle Along , by an all-black team of creators. "Shuffle Alon
George Floyd's Murder Sparked a Global Movement
'In the immediate aftermath of George Floyd’s murder last May, activists organized protests against police brutality in the biggest cities and smallest towns across the U.S. -- e verywhere from New York City and Washington, D.C., to Portland, Maine, and Wilmington, North Carolina. These mass public actions demanding justice were not restricted to the United States. People in Thailand, Argentina,
Invisible Blackness – Smiling While Black, An Interview with Raphael Saadiq
' Raphael Saadiq 's extraordinary talent has made him one of the most distinguished voices in American music. From his very humble beginnings in Oakland, he’s become an internationally renowned superstar. In this episode of Invisible Blackness, host Adrian Younge speaks with Raphael about growing up in a drug riddled community and processing death through art.'

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