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Left of Black S4:E26:  Sex Trafficking in Brazil

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in studio by Erica Lorraine Williams, assistant professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at Spelman College.  Professor Williams is the author of Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements (University of Illinois 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:E25:  The Cultural Impact of Kanye West

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Julius Bailey, associate professor of philosophy at Wittenberg University, and Regina Bradley, an instructor of English and interdisciplinary studies at Kennesaw State University.  Bailey is the editor of The Cultural Impact of Kanye West (Palgrave MacMillan) in which Bradley contributed the essay “Kanye West’s Sonic (Hip-Hop) Cosmopolitanism.”

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

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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:E22:   Archibald Motley—Jazz Age Modernist

On location at The Nasher Museum of Art, Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined by noted Art Historian Richard J. Powell, curator of the new exhibit Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, the first retrospective of Motley’s work in two decades.  Powell is the John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke 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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Episodes of Left of Black are also available for free download in @ iTunes U

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Left of Black S4:E21:  Does ‘Negro’ Cinema Matter in the Age of Global Blackness?

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Professor Stephane Dunn, Director ofthe Cinema, Television, & Emerging Media Studies Program at Morehouse College and Esther Iverem, Founder and Managing Editor of SeeingBlack.com.  Dunn and Iverem discuss the current state of Black film.

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

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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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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

Follow Shana L. Redmond on Twitter: @ShanaRedmond

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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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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

Follow Quincy T. Mills on Twitter: @QuincyTMills

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