Tag Archives: Black Rock Coalition

UPCOMING: BRC Orchestra Salutes Richie Havens — January 18-19

@brcnewyork salutes a rock giant and a great voice for social change

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LISTENING POST: Michael Hill’s Blues Mob — “U.S. Blues Again”

Michael Hill photo by Cezar Fernandes

Bluesman Michael Hill gives us a taste of his new album, set for an August 28 release

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UPCOMING: The Black Rock Coalition Salutes Don Cornelius & Soul Train — May 26

A tribute to the great Don Cornelius and his cultural legacy, Soul Train

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Black Rock Coalition Orchestra Honors Gil Scott-Heron–1/14

Explore the range and power of the late poet, author, musician, composer, orator, social critic, activist, humorist and humanitarian.

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SUPPORT IT: Ajo in Battle of the Bands competition

We’ve got fam in a band competition, so vote early and vote often!

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PHOTOS: BRC 25th Anniversary Party — 1/21/11

Check out some of the folks who came out to celebrate 25 years of supporting progressive black culture.

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Celebrate 25 Years of the BRC: Drop The Bomb!

Join the BRC on Friday, January 21 and celebrate the organization’s first 25 years!

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The Boldaslove.us Holiday Gift Guide

Stuck for holiday gift ideas? Some suggestions here will get you started.

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UPCOMING: The BRC's Blaxploitation Songbook–Nov. 20

Music and discussion on the butt-kickin’, pimp-slappin’, conk-slickin’ films that helped shape a different black identity in the 70s.

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UPCOMING: The BRC Orchestra vs. The Negro Problem — 10/23

The BRC Orchestra digs into the crates to unearth Stew + Heidi’s pre-”Passing Strange” indie rocker days

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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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