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Saturday, May 8, 2021


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Coffee & Books with Marc Lamont Hill: Anthea Butler Discusses 'White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America'
'On this episode of Coffee & Books , host Marc Lamont Hill sits down with Anthea Butler , Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, to unpack her book White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America . The two dive into what it means to be an evangelical and the power and clout they have, writing about faith in public.'
Left of Black S11 · E26 | Davarian L. Baldwin and the Damage Universities Are Doing to American Cities
We perceive universities as serving the greater good of providing education to our young people as they prepare to enter the workforce and contribute to society. But according to Professor Davarian Baldwin , the Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, there is a whole insidious network of finances that major universities are using t
Glynda C. Carr: Black Women’s Leadership During the First 100 Days
Credit: Laylah Amatullah Barrayn Black Women’s Leadership During the First 100 Days by Glynda C. Carr | @glyndacarr | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) In 1933, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt launched the tradition of assessing the first 100 days of new leadership when during a speech he offered it up as a good point for reflecting on the status of the newly implemented New Deal. The series
The Lost Recordings Of Hasaan Ibn Ali Reveal A Legend Just Getting Started
"For decades, most of what jazz scholars have known about the late, Philadelphia-based pianist and composer Hasaan Ibn Ali came from a single 1965 album – The Max Roach Trio Featuring the Legendary Hasaan . That recording didn't exactly establish the idiosyncratic musician as part of jazz's new vanguard, but it did gather enough attention to prompt Atlantic Records to try a follow up – and that s
Journalism Professor Allissa Richardson: Stop Showing Violent Police Videos
' Here & Now ' s Robin Young speaks with University of Southern California journalism professor Allissa Richardson about her essay, "We Have Enough Proof," in which she argues for a moratorium on the public airing of videos showing the deaths of Black people at the hands of police.'
How Systemic Racism Continues To Determine Black Health And Wealth In Chicago
'There is a 30-year gap in the life expectancy of Black and white Chicagoans depending on their zip code. On average, residents of the Streeterville neighborhood, which is 73% white , live to be 90 years old. Nine miles south, the residents of Englewood, which is nearly 95% Black , have a life expectancy of 60. Journalist Linda Villarosa says the disparity of life expectancies has its roots in go

MAY 05

The Making of Adrian Younge's "The American Negro"
Behind the scenes of the making of Adrian Younge 's latest project, The American Negro , which is described as "an unapologetic critique, detailing the systemic and malevolent psychology that afflicts people of color. This project dissects the chemistry behind blind racism, using music as the medium to restore dignity and self-worth."

MAY 04

Joshie Jo Armstead on Ashford & Simpson
On this episode of Unscripted: Conversations w/ Christian John Wikane, songwriter Joshie Jo Armstead discusses her partnership with Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson , which produced hits like Aretha Franklin's "Cry Like a Baby" and Ray Charles' "Let's Go Get Stoned".

MAY 03

W. Kamau Bell Is A 'Wall-Tearer-Downer' In 'United Shades Of America'
'Since 2016, comedian W. Kamau Bell has been traveling the country for his TV show United Shades of America . He asks serious questions, but always with a bit of humor thrown in. " United Shades of America is just Sesame Street for grown-ups," he tells All Things Considered 's Michel Martin . The goal of the show is to explore the unique challenges of communities around the United States.'
John Legend: "Bring your own unique gifts to the table to engage in the real, tangible bettering of your community."
“We see [zero-sum thinking] in efforts to hoard economic opportunity, too. Today, the 26 wealthiest people on the planet own as much as the 3.5 billion poorest. And powerful people are spending lots of money lobbying to keep it that way," said Singer-Songwriter John Legend who addressed Duke University's Class of 2021 on Sunday, May 2, 2021. “And, of course, we see it in our policing and carceral

MAY 02

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