Peabody Spotlight: Black Power and Creative Expression
This installment is called Black Power and Creative Expression, which showcases both local and national programming provided African-Americans vehicles to express themselves through art and performance.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the studio with composer and musician Neo Muyanga. Muyanga is the co-founder of the Pan African Space Station and is currently working on a libretto, Revolting Music.
Lauryn Hill Performs Feeling Good on The Tonight Show
Lauryn Hill was a musical guest on"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", performing Nina Simone's "Feeling Good", from the tribute album Nina Revisited: A Tribute To Nina Simone. Watch the performance below.
Lupita Nyong'o reveals a few of her (many) talents, from speaking Swahili: and Spanish, to showing off her impressive hula hoop skills. The Oscar-winning actress also reflects on what it was like to move to Mexico at age 16 without her parents, how she learned to cry on demand, what life was like as a Hollywood production assistant, and what it took to bring her upcoming Star Wars character to life.