President Barack Obama is calling the problem of sexual assault on college campuses "an affront to our basic humanity." At the White House Friday, Obama unveiled a new campaign to change the way people think about campus sexual assault.
NFL Under Fire: William Rhoden on Alleged Ray Rice Coverup
New York Times sports columnist William Rhoden talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts on the impact of alleged reports that there was a coverup by the Baltimore Ravens in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
We love to teach. That's why we teamed up with Snoop Dogg for something he is very passionate about: the animal kingdom. Snoop teaches us about one of the most feared beasts on the globe, the crocodile - on this new edition of #PlizzanetEarth.
Evolving from a partnership between the Greenway Arts Alliance and Da' Poetry Lounge (the nation's longest running open mic poetry event), InkSlam is LA's premiere spoken word festival. This year All Def Digital was there to capture the gifted poets that graced the stage. #AllDefPoetry #InkSlam2014
Opening Night for 100th Season of Karamu House Theater
Actors rehearse a scene from 'It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues' in preparation for the opening night of 100th season at the Karamu House Theater in Ohio, the oldest African American theater in the United States.
Mae C. Jemison Was First African American Woman to Travel Through Space
On June 4, 1987, Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman ever admitted into the astronaut training program. On September 12, 1992, Jemison finally flew into space with six other astronauts aboard the Endeavour on mission STS47.
For fashion week, The Root Live brings together some of the hottest names in fashion for a lively discussion about the business of design and what really goes on behind the scenes. Designers Byron Lars and Kimberly Goldson are featured, along with writer Teri Agins and Prudential's ShirleyAnn Robertson
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down in the studio with Rapsody to talk about her music, influences, and the gender dynamics in hip hop. Rapsody released her new single, 'Hard to Choose' this week, Rapsody's forthcoming album 'Beauty and The Beast" will be released on October 7th, 2014.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal joins Professor Richard Powell in a walk through The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University to discuss the works of Archibald Motley. Prof. Powell is the John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University as well as the curator of the "Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist" exhibit.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Alexis De Veaux to talk about Bell Hooks, Beyoncé, and feminism. De Veaux is a retired Women's Studies Professor from the University of New York at Buffalo and recently released the novel, Yabo.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Chuck D of Public Enemy and Gaye Theresa Johnson. Professor Johnson teaches in the Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Ask A Slave: Season 1 Episode 3: You Can't Make This Stuff Up
Ask A Slave is a comedy web series directed by Jordan Black based on the actress' time working as a living history character at the popular historic site, George Washington's Mount Vernon. All questions and interactions are based on true events. Real Questions. Real Comedy.
Ask A Slave is a comedy web series directed by Jordan Black, based on the actress' time working as a living history character at the popular historic site, George Washington's Mount Vernon. All questions and interactions are based on true life events. Real Questions. Real Comedy.