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Attends University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
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Panel addresses issues around the desirability of Black Women, the importance of sexual desire in the lives of Black Women and the ways tropes of respectability might police Black Women’s identity and expressive culture, with:  Natalie Bullock Brown, Saint Augustine's University (Film and Interactive Media Studies); Joan Morgan, New York University (American Studies);  Treva Lindsey, The Ohio State University (Women and Gender Studies); Lisa B. Thompson, University of Texas at Austin (African & African American Diaspora Studies).  Moderator: Anne-Maria Makhulu, Duke University.
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In this episode of Black Girls Code: The Series Heather Faison recalls teaching herself how to swim as a child, which she views as a metaphor for the experiences of Black Women in the Tech Industry.
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On this episode of the NYPL Podcast, RuPaul discusses the masculine and feminine aspects of all human identities and the impact that Diana Ross had on him when he was young.
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"If we are to think of chattel slavery as the attempt to reduce Black humanity to a "Thingness," what happens when that Thingness (pre-citizen in the eyes of the law) stages the terms of its own freedom"-- +Mark Anthony Neal 
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Hisham Aidi, Columbia University Professor and author of Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture discusses Malcolm X’s sojourn in Egypt and Ghana in 1964, his engagement with local cultural and political movements, and with the African American expatriate communities of Cairo and Accra that were, in the words of Julian Mayfield, trying to forge a Black Aesthetic for the cause of Black Liberation.
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The Nasher Museum presents the sixth in a series of video interviews with artists whose works are part of "Area 919: Artists in the Triangle." Artist Stacy Lynn Waddell speaks about "No Place Like."
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"Black, Black, Black, Black, Black..."--Rahsaan Roland Kirk
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Civil Right Strategist Bayard Rustin is recalled in this Al Jazeera America interview with his partner Walter Naegle.
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Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal  is joined in-studio by Jazz pianist Jason Moran  and dancer and choreographer Ron K. Brown.  Moran is a MacArthur Award Winner, whose latest recording is the Grammy Award nominated All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller.  Brown is the founder of Ronald K. Brown's Evidence, A Dance Company, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
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in the latest Illipsis, Jay Smooth speaks out publicly about his much-publicized appearance  on MSNBC’S All in with Chris Hayes, blackness, self-identity and how corporations like Starbucks can actually make a difference to the cause of racial justice.
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In a conversation with OkayPlayer, legendary pianist Herbie Hancock recalls his 'secret' audition for Miles Davis, which led to the recording Seven Steps to Heaven (1963), and his initial dismissal of the music of Jimi Hendrix.
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Professor. Public Thinker. Writer. Webcast Host.
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  • Duke University
    Professor of African & African-American Studies, present
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AfroPoMo. Feminist. Left of Black. Daddy. Husband. BX Cat. Duke Professor. Writer. Swim Parent.
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    American Studies, present
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December 2
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