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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IzjL8gCCmM

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.

https://youtu.be/qcELaLIPiyQ