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What’s Race Got To Do With It?

The antidote to the country’s first black president

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Black Films At Sundance 2012

Meet five filmmakers who’ll be showing work in this year’s Sundance Film Festival

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Help Stop SOPA and PIPA

Two dangerous pieces of legislation are making their way through Congress. Here’s what you need to know.

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Cool Project: The Hip-Hop Word Count

Visualizing hip hop’s cultural and linguistic migration

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VIDEO: Baratunde Thurston — “How To Be Black” (trailer)

Don’t be a racist: Buy this book.

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NEWS: Carolina Chocolate Drops new album + tour dates

Flemons, Giddens and Jenkins return to keep traditional African-American string band music alive and well

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VIDEO: Alice Smith — “Fool For You” (Cee-Lo Green cover)

Alice Smith’s voice. Yeah, pure awesome.

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VIDEO: BelO – “Pap Negosye”

BélO keeps the socially conscious spirit of reggae alive, mixing it with the vibrant sounds of his native Pétion-Ville, Haiti’s music central.

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VIDEO: Mayra Andrade — “Lua”

The Cape Verdean singer brings her trio to the globalFEST 2012 stage

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VIDEO: SMOD — “Les Dirigeants Africains”

The son of Malian pop duo Amadou & Miriam helps push that country’s music in a new direction

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Fear Of A Black President

Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.

GOOD READ: Hate Crimes Always Have A Logic: On The Oak Creek Gurudwara Shootings

A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community

GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne

GOOD READ: Jeff Chang On The Legacy of Chuck Brown

A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

GOOD READS: #TrayvonMartin Around The Web

So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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