There are people on my campus in positions of power afflicted with the same obsession as trump–a drive or obsession with ‘winning’ or ‘dominating’ over professors, as if that’s a reflection on their so-called brilliance or talent.
How empty of talent, abilities, or ideas must one be to rely on bullying, cruelty, and/or insults to prove one’s so-called superiority?
Duke Franklin Humanities Institute 9.39K subscribers Who was the first Black movie icon? Many would argue in favor of the unparalleled and unmatched Paul Robeson. Known for his immense presence on the silver screen and his baritone singing voice, Robeson also shook up the status quo of his day as political activist for Civil Rights drawing praise and scrutiny on the world stage. Dr. Shana L. Redmond, Professor of Musicology and African American Studies at UCLA, sits with Prof. Mark Anthony Neal to discuss her latest publication, “Everything Man: The Form and Function of Paul Robeson,” published by @Duke University Press. You can purchase the book here: https://www.dukeupress.edu/everything… Learn more about Prof. Redmond’s works here: https://drshanaredmond.com/ Left of Black is a web series featuring interviews with Black Studies scholars created and hosted by James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of African and African American Studies Mark Anthony Neal and produced by the @Duke Franklin Humanities Institute. New SEASON 11 episode every Thursday! #LEFTofBLACK #JohnHopeFranklin #BlackStudies #season11 #blackscholar Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Additional footage & photography used in this episode were produced by the following: Andrea Hansen (Salve Regina University) https://www.newportri.com/article/201… Nell Irvin Painter https://bit.ly/372LS2Q Everett Spruill https://bit.ly/2LjKwrT Esteban del Valle https://bit.ly/37539bK The Paul Robeson Galleries http://paulrobesongalleries.expressne… The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University https://robeson100.rutgers.edu/galler… 0 Comments
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