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Interchange – The Matter of Black Lives on Interchange in 2015

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Interchange reviews 2015 with a specific look at the programs which detailed the history and present moment of Black lives in the United States of America. We can’t offer highlights from all of these so there are links for you to go to the full programs below. The programs excerpted tonight feature Rhiannon Giddens, Amrita Myers, Amira Davis, Gerald Horne, Rasul Mowatt, Jacinda Townsend, Stephanie Li, and Maisha Wester.

Programs focusing on the matter of Black Lives on Interchange in 2015:

The Acceptable MLK: Speech Over Action
Shadows Are Black: Slavery’s Long Setting
Bloodier Than Tarantino: The Real Slave Narrative and Its Complexities
Saint Monkey: A Conversation with Jacinda Townsend
The Significant Insignificance of Juneteenth
Necessary Trouble: March and The Example of John Lewis
Darker Than Blue: The Failure of School Integration
Rhiannon Giddens
The United States of Apartheid: Gerald Horne On the White Supremacist Project
Zora Neale Hurston and the Blues
Embodied By Prisons: First the Whip, Then the Chains, and Then…

MUSIC
“Triptych” by Max Roach from We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite (featuring Abbey Lincoln)
“Cry No More” by Rhiannon Giddens
“Freedom Day” by Max Roach from We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite
“Mississippi Goddamn” by Nina Simone
“Haitian Fight Song” by Charles Mingus

IMAGE
A panel from Volume One of March, written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, and illustrated by Nate Powell.

CREDITS
Producer & Host: Doug Storm
Board Engineer: Joe Crawford
Executive Producer: Joe Crawford

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