A Dicussion on the Black Press in America
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By blackreality — 8 months ago
Paul Leroy Robeson was an American bass-baritone concert artist, stage and film actor who became famous both for his cultural accomplishments and for his political activism. Educated at Rutgers College and Columbia University, he was also a star athlete in his youth. He also studied Swahili and linguistics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London in 1934. His political activities began with his involvement with unemployed workers and anti-imperialist students whom he met in Britain and continued with support for the Loyalist cause in the Spanish Civil War and his opposition to fascism. In the United States, he also became active in the Civil Rights Movement and other social justice campaigns.
The Black Reality Think Tank radio program and our panel of community conversationalist will review the life, work, and times of this truly “Renaissance Man.”Post Views: 764
By blackreality — 3 months ago
The Black Reality Think Tank is honored to have as a conversationalist one of the world’s renowned viola and viola d’amore players, Clifton Harrison. Brother Harrison has performed as a chamber musician, recitalist, and in orchestras throughout Europe, the United States, Central America, and Asia. He is the viola player in the acclaimed Kreutzer Quartet with whom he has recorded extensively. As a member of the quartet, Clifton is currently an artist-in-residence at Oxford University. He has been artist-in-residence at Goldsmiths, Southampton, and Bath Spa University and continues a close association with the Royal Northern College of Music.
On top of his many accomplishments and musical honors, he is an American “homeboy” with deep roots in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Durham, North Carolina. He is the grandson of one of the great Black preachers and educators of our time, Dr. Grady Davis, pastor emeritus of Union Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina. He is also the son of the former Interim Dean of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Milwaukee Area Technical College, Dr. Deryl Davis Fulmer…
The discussion centers around his career as a classical music artist, a musicologist, and a Black man living in England. In the midst of COVID-19 and the murder of George Floyd, how can music minimize our fears and elevate our spirits? This and other questions will be explored.
The program host is Dr. William Rogers and Dr. Bruce Bridges will join the conversation as co-host.Post Views: 430
By blackreality — 2 months ago
How does music from the past and present lay a foundation for families? The Black Sista Talk- Where You Can Breathe Radio Program will discuss this development.
Discussion is moderated by Co-hosts LeWanda Williams and Leo;la Williams. Host is Dr. William Rogers.Post Views: 715