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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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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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Left of Black S4:E13:  The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem & Shifting the Lens on Race

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by historians Davarian Baldwin (Trinity College) and Minkah Makalani (University of Texas) for a discussion of their new co-edited volume Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem.

Later Neal is joined, via Skype, by Professor Yaba Blay, to talk about her new book (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race. Blay is co-director of the Africana Studies program at Drexel 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:E12:  Journalism in the Obama Era & the Emotional Justice Movement

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in studio by David Swerdlick, longtime columnist and associate editor of The Root.com.

Later Neal is joined, via Skype, by journalist and playwright Esther Armah, currently a columnist for Alternet.org and a regular contributor to MSNBC. Armah is creator of “Emotional Justice Unplugged,” a multi-platform, multimedia, public arts and conversation series. 

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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:E11:  The Politics of Hip-Hop & the Hip-Hop of Queerness w/ Jasiri X, C. Riley Snorton & Mecca Jamilah Sullivan

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined, via Skype, by artist and activist Jasiri X, who discusses the value of social media, his work with legendary activist Harry Belafonte and the 1Hood Media Academy.

Later Neal is joined, also via Skype, by C. Riley Snorton and Mecca Jamilah Sullivan to discuss a special issue of the journal Palimpsest dedicated to the Queerness of Hip-Hop | The Hip-Hop of Queerness.  Snorton, an assistant professor of Communications at Northwestern and the author of the forthcoming Nobody Is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low (University of Minnesota Press), is the co-editor of the special issue along with noted writer and critic Scott Poulson Bryant, and Sullivan, an assistant professor of Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, contributed the essay  Fat Mutha: Hip Hop’s Queer Corpulent Poetics

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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:E8:  Soul Power TV—Soul Train and the Birth of ‘Black’ Talk TV

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined, via Skype, by Ericka Blount Danois, an award-winning journalist and author of Love, Peace, and Soul: Behind the Scenes of America’s Favorite Dance Show Soul Train: Classic Moments.

Neal is later joined via Skype by Chicago-based media scholar Devorah Heitner, author of Black Power TV (Duke University Press), which examines first generation public affairs programs such as Inside Bed-StuySay BrotherSoul!and Black Journal.

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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:E5 |

Left of Black @ Harvard: Marcyliena Morgan, Executive Director of the HipHop Archive and Research Institute

On location at the HipHop Archive and Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research in Cambridge, MA, Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal sits down withMarcyliena Morgan, Professor of African & African American Studies, and Founder and Executive Director of theHipHop Archive and Research Institute at Harvard.

Morgan, the author of Language, Discourse and Power in African American Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and The Real Hiphop: Battling for Knowledge, Power, and Respect in the LA Underground  (Duke University Press, 2009), discusses the vision of the HipHop Archive and Research Institute and the establishment of the Nasir Jones HipHop Fellowship.

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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:E4 | Writing is Fighting: Elaine Richardson and ‘Brothers Writing to Live’

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined, via Skype, by The Ohio State University Professor Elaine Richardson (@DoctaE1), author of the memoir   PHD (Po H# on Dope) to Ph.D.: How Education Saved My Life, which traces her life as young sex-worker to one of the leading socio-linguist in the United States.

Later Neal is joined by scholar activist 
Darnell Moore (@Moore_Darnell), writer and filmmaker Kai M. Green(@Kai_MG) and LGBTQ Advocate and former NFL player Wade Davis II (@Wade_Davis28), members of the collectiveBrothers Writing to Live.

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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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Follow Left of Black on Twitter: @LeftofBlack

Follow Mark Anthony Neal on Twitter: @NewBlackMan

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Left of Black S4:E3 | Race, Space & Music in Black and Brown LA w/ Gaye Theresa Johnson

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined, via Skype, by UC-Santa Barbara Professor Gaye Theresa Johnson, author of Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity: Music, Race, and Spatial Entitlement in Los Angeles

In the book, Johnson examines interracial anti-racist alliances, divisions among aggrieved minority communities, and the cultural expressions and spatial politics that emerge from the mutual struggles of Blacks and Chicanos in Los Angeles from the 1940s to the present.

And stayed tuned for bonus footage with Professor Johnson and a special guest.

 

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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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