Sarah Cooper's uncannily revealing lip sync of Donald Trump predicting the turnout for his Tulsa rally
“If your voice held no power, they wouldn’t try to silence you.” - unknown. Use your VOICE. Use your VOTE. By The Chicks (formerly the Dixie Chicks).
This 1985 Sundance-Award winning film speaks deeply to the present moment, exploring a true story of the struggle of black and white workers, over a hundred years ago, to build a strong interracial union in the giant Chicago slaughterhouses in the face of the mounting racism that erupted in violence in the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. It has been beautifully digitally restored and re-released by Film Movement, and is now rentable for streaming here.
Written by John McLaughlin with Cindy Santana Blackman and Narada Michael Walden. A collaboration to raise money for Musicares Coronavirus Relief Fund to help musicians who have been hit hard by the shutdown of live music.
‘Poverty is by political design.’ — Meet Jamaal Bowman, the middle school principle and progressive who won a shocking upset against a 30-year incumbent Democrat
For a week, Seth Meyers turned the start of his show over to Amber Ruffin, who shares some of her encounters with the police.
Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi restore minstrelsy to its global context through the journeys of the banjo and the tambourine, and in tracing those journeys show what there is to reproach versus celebrate in the birth of American music