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Left of Black S5:E3: The Danger of Being Publicly Black with Karla FC Holloway

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in-studio by Professor Karla FC Holloway, the James B Duke Professor of English at Duke University, where she holds appointments in the Law School, Women’s Studies and African & African-American Studies. In response to recent examples of violence in Black communities, Holloway acknowledges “The danger of being publicly Black, is still a danger that we embody in just our presence and being.” Professor Holloway’s latest book is Legal Fictions: Constituting Race, Composing Literature (Duke University Press)

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E24:  Beyonce, Philly Soul and the Legacy of Amiri Baraka

In the Left of Black studios at the John Hope Franklin Center, Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined by noted scholar and musician  Guthrie Ramsey, Jr. in a discussion about the music of Beyonce, Philly Soul and the legacy of Amiri Baraka. Ramsey  is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of several books including the recentThe Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E23:   Staging Black Gay Men of the South

In the Left of Black studios at the John Hope Franklin Center, Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined by noted scholar and performance artist E. Patrick Johnson, in a discussion of his one-man stage show Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men on the South, based on his book of the same title.  Johnson is the Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E20:  The Divided Mind of the Black Church

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Pastor Raphael G. Warnock,  Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and the author of The Divided Mind of the Black Church: Theology, Piety, and Public Witness (NYU Press)

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E19:  Urban Bush Women Celebrate Thirty Years of Art & Struggle

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, founder and artistic director of Urban Bush Woman On stage at Duke University’s Reynolds Industries Theater, Zollar discusses the history of the group, the importance of community engagement and its current stage works.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E18:  The Story Behind ‘We Shall Overcome’ and Other Anthems of Black Resistance

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Professor Shana Redmond author of Anthem: Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the African Diaspora (New York University Press).  Redmond, a professor American Studies and Ethnicity at USC, examines the role of well known anthems of Black resistance including, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” “To Be Young Gifted and Black” and “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika.”

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E17:  The Role of Black Barbers from Slavery until the Civil Rights Era

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Professor Quincy T. Mills, author of  Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America (University of Pennsylvania Press).  Mills, a Professor of History at Vassar College, reveals the unique role that Black barbers have played in the cultural, economic and political life of Blacks since Slavery.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E16:  Parenting in “Post-Race” America and the Role of Black Public Intellectuals

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Professor David Ikard, author of  Blinded by the Whites: Why Race Still Matters in 21st Century America (Indiana University Press) in a discussion about parenting in a “post-race” society and the role of Black Public Intellectuals.Professor Ikard teaches English and African-American Studies at the University of Miami.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Episodes of Left of Black are also available for free download in @ iTunes U

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Left of Black S4:E15:  The Latining of America + Creating Alternative Images of Black Women

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in-studio by Duke Professor Claudia Millian, author of Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a Studies (University of Georgia Press).  

Later, Neal sits down with actress Lakeisha Coffey and writer/director Chaunesti Webb, who discuss Webb’s play, I Love My Hair: The Remix, which opens at the ManBites Dog Theater on January 16, 2014. 

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Left of Black S4:E14:  How Black Power Transformed Soul Music

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Rickey Vincent, author of Party Music: The Inside Story of the Black Panthers’ Band and How Black Power Transformed Soul Music (Chicago Review Press).  Vincent, a lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley, is also the author of the classic Funk: The Music, The People, and The Rhythm of The One (1996)

Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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