DO THE RIGHT THING

DO THE RIGHT THING
THE ENDURING URGENCY AT 30
Spike Lee’s third feature, “Do the Right Thing,” returns to movie theatres this weekend in honor of the thirtieth anniversary of its release. Lee dedicated the movie, in the end credits, to the families of Eleanor Bumpurs, Michael Griffith, Arthur Miller, Edmund Perry, Yvonne Smallwood, and Michael Stewart—six black people, five [...]

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STAND FOR WHAT ???

STAND FOR WHAT ???
#takeaknee
Saint Louis, 2017. Immagini in bianco e nero raccontano lo svolgersi di una manifestazione. Dai cartelli e dai cori è evidente che si tratta una protesta contro la brutalità della polizia. In particolare, questi giovani manifestano contro l’assoluzione di un poliziotto, Jason Stockley, per l’assassinio dell’ennesimo giovane nero, il 24enne [...]

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#23ways

#23ways
23 ways you could be killed being Black in America
In one of the most powerful clips in recent memory, Kevin Hart, Bono, Beyonce, Chris Rock, Common, Talib Kweli, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Chance The Rapper and several other entertainers have come together to recite 23 ways you could be killed if you are Black in America. With each [...]

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I. Reed on the Untold History of Ali

I. Reed on the Untold History of Ali
The Greatest
We talk about the life and legacy of boxing champion and activist Muhammad Ali with educator and writer Ishmael Reed, author of the book, "The Complete Muhammad Ali," which was published last year. Reed is a recipient of the MacArthur "genius" award and is currently a visiting scholar at the [...]

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Country Cousins

Country Cousins
On MLK, Southern Rap and Racism
Michael Gonzales - As a native New Yorker, “Down South” seemed like a scary place, until a visit to Mississippi forced me to confront my own prejudices.Northerners sometimes say the meanest things about folks from Down South. Some think that “their accents make them sound stupid” while others cite the [...]

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From Assata Shakur To Mike Brown

From Assata Shakur To Mike Brown
Workshop with AP2P
NOMAMA PROJECT insieme U.NET| BONNOT | M-1 | INOKI - GIOVEDì 6 novembre @ Centro Sociale Cantiere dalle h.19:30 si comincia con il laboratorio Hip Hop h.21 Cena popolare h.22 LIVE: M-1 (DEAD PREZ) & Bonnot (Assalti frontali) + Inoki Ness h. 19.00 WORKSHOP HIP HOP: Partiremo da Ferguson poichè è stata necessaria proprio una rivolta razziale per [...]

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