Archives for July 2010

Christian McBride – July 2010 Interviewee

Published on 16 Jul 2010 at 8:59 am. Comments Off on Christian McBride – July 2010 Interviewee.
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This month’s interview is with bass virtuoso Christian McBride. We discuss Philly, hip-hop and the future goals of one of the most gifted and prolific jazz players of our time. Shouts to his cousin, Blain Cooper who makes a brief cameo. Everybody got family in North Carolina. Click here to view the interview.

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When Anti-Homophobic Rhetoric Turns Reactionary:Another Look at The Boondocks & Tyler Perry

Published on 4 Jul 2010 at 3:05 pm. 8 Comments.
Filed under art,black culture,black image,entertainment,LGBT,mainstream culture,men's issues,popular culture,sexuality,television.

Aaron McGruder’s notorious animated series, “The Boondocks”, has been engaged in radical critiques of black culture, black political formations and black identity politics since its 1996 inception in The Diamondback, the student newspaper at the University of Maryland. “The Boondocks” has grown from a student newspaper comic strip to a nationally syndicated television series that […]

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