Reflections in Black: Suggested Reading by James Baldwin
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From the Reflections in Black archives, we continue our series of suggested readings for anti-racist education with selections from James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Suggested Reading by Ralph Ellison
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Today's suggested reading features selections from Invisible Man , the 1952 novel by Ralph Ellison. The book addresses many issues faced by Black Americans and won the 1953 National Book Award for Fiction ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Suggested Reading by Michael Eric Dyson
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For today's suggested reading, we hear selections from Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. The 2017 book by Michael Eric Dyson weaves pop culture with the cadence of the historic tradition of oratory from the Black church. The book is laid out like a sermon, and it provides an in-depth examination of whiteness, its priviledge, and the price of being black in America ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Suggested Reading by Toni Morrison
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We continue our suggested reading series on "Reflections in Black" with selections from Toni Morrison's The Origin of Others ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Suggested Reading by James Baldwin
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We continue our series of suggested readings for anti-racist education with selections from James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Diahann Carroll
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Diahann Carroll was born Carol Diann Johnson in the Bronx in 1935. At a young age, she won a music scholarship and began modeling as a teen. While studying at New York University, she won a TV talent show and sang at the famed Latin Quarter nightclub in 1954. She soon started acting in Hollywood and Broadway productions, and received a Tony award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in No Strings. She would later perform on Hollywood variety shows such as The Tonight Show and others. She also won a Golden Globe for her work on the show Julia , would later have her own TV variety show, an ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Diahann Carroll
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Diahann Carroll was born Carol Diann Johnson in the Bronx in 1935. At a young age, she won a music scholarship and began modeling as a teen. While studying at New York University, she won a TV talent show and sang at the famed Latin Quarter nightclub in 1954. She soon started acting in Hollywood and Broadway productions, and received a Tony award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in No Strings. She would later perform on Hollywood variety shows such as The Tonight Show and others. She also won a Golden Globe for her work on the show Julia , would later have her own TV variety show, an ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Septima P. Clark
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Born in 1898, Septima P. Clark was a civil rights activist and educator. She worked with the NAACP and other civil rights organizations, and she was a teacher for more than 40 years. This is her story. This segment originally aired on March 6, 2019 ..read more
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Reflections in Black: Septima P. Clark
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Born in 1898, Septima P. Clark was a civil rights activist and educator. She worked with the NAACP and other civil rights organizations, and she was a teacher for more than 40 years. This is her story. This segment originally aired on March 6, 2019 ..read more
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Reflections in Black: James Hal Cone
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James Hal Cone, born in Fordyce, Ark. in 1938, grew up in Bearden and earned a Master's of Divinity from Garrett Theological Seminary as well as a Master's and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He developed the concept of Black Liberation Theology, which is defined as a theological identity that was accountable to the life, history, and culture of African-American people. He also wrote Black Theology and Black Power in 1969 as well as other critical texts. This is his story. This segment originally aired on April 17, 2019 ..read more
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