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Talks @ Google: The Cast of '12 Years a Slave'
Friday, January 31, 2014
Source: Talks @ Google
 
Talks at Google was delighted to host the actors and producers of the highly acclaimed 2013 Steve McQueen-directed film, "12 Years a Slave" for an exclusive moderated talk hosted by Malik Ducard, Director of Content Partnerships at YouTube. On January 15, 2014, actors
 
Bill Moyers on Dark Money, the Attack on Voting Rights and How Racism Still Drives Our Politics
Monday, January 27, 2014
Source: Democracy Now!
 
Legendary broadcaster Bill Moyers joins us to discuss his latest investigation which explores how the influence of large, untraceable political donations known as "dark money" have become the greatest threat to democracy in the United States.
 
 
Richard Sherman: Can Alternative Worldviews Prevail?
Friday, January 24, 2014
Source: New BlackMan (in Exile)
 
Thabiti Lewis
 
The frenzied media responses to Richard Sherman and the Richard Sherman’s of the world inspired me to write Ballers of the New School: Race and Sports in America (Third World Press, 2010).   The response to Sherman’s post-game comments (not tirade,
 
Did Author Amiri Baraka ‘Remix’ Who He Was?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Source: NPR: Tell Me More
 
Author Amiri Baraka sparked a lot of controversy with his writings - and those controversies were reignited with his recent passing.  Host Michel Martin speaks with author and professor Mark Anthony Neal about Baraka’s diverse career, and where he belongs in the larger
 
Richard Sherman and America’s Sickness
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Source: The Black Agenda Report
 
Margaret Kimberley
 
America is a nation addicted to racism and to the denial of many horrible realities. The result is a population living in fantasy and reveling in trivialities. These tendencies sometimes merge into a firestorm of controversies which while
 
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