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Community Voices - Archive

Derik Smith Interview

With Paul Grondahl

A recorded interview with SUNY Albany Professor Derik Smith. Professor Smith works in Critical Race Studies in a transnational and global context, African American poetry, American popular culture, and relations between esthetic movements and radical Black politics in America.

Nub of The Issue

By Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY

Written by Barbara Howard, "The Nub of the Issue" takes us back to September 1987, when Nixon-era Justice Department official Robert Bork was being considered as an appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court. In the scene, pioneering black politician Barbara Jordan goes toe-to-toe with Republican Senator Gordon Humphrey.

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