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A poignant, startling documentary film by Garrett Bradley that explores 21 years of a family’s struggle with the incarceration of their loved one. Made with thousands of video messages that a Black Louisiana woman, Sibil Fox Richardson, recorded for her husband as she waited for him to be released from the State Penitentiary it offers a loving but scathing portrait of a family impacted by the carceral system.
Alicia Garza created this podcast for people who like their political commentary with a side of beauty recommendations.
The Stoop: Stories from Across the Black Diaspora
The Stoop podcast digs into stories that are not always shared out in the open. Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba start conversations about what it means to be black and how we talk about blackness. It’s a celebration of black joy with a mission to dig deeper into stories that we don’t hear enough about.
SNCC: A Conversation with Danny Lyon and Joyce Ladner at the Whitney Museum
This program features a conversation between Danny Lyon and activist and scholar Joyce Ladner, moderated by Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney. They discuss Lyon’s new film, SNCC (2020), which brings together hundreds of never seen black-and-white photographs made by Lyon during the years that he was employed as the staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, or SNCC.