Discover more from The Remix
A "Catch-Up" Roundup
We are still easing into our rhythms because life has been life-ing for all of us in different ways. 2022 has been a lot—a lot! Check out this “catch-up” roundup to see some of the things we have been reading, watching, and leaning into over the past few months.
This is super interesting: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/building-pro-black-with-black-farmers-in-mind/
Terrible updates about Brittney Griner: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/brittney-griner-russia-appeal-decision-rcna53816 and https://www.npr.org/2022/11/09/1135438575/brittney-griner-penal-colony-russia
Black Feminist Future has a petition https://blackfeministfuture.org/bringbrittneyhome/
Tiffany Cross’ show canceled.
Black at the Box Office: Wakanda Forever… (No worries, no spoilers)… Lissen, take your tissues and be prepared to be in your feelings. If you thought the trailer had you laid out—this film is exquisite in multiple ways. Here is the trailer:
And don’t forget to see Viola Davis as The Woman King
Black on Television: TheGrio Television Network
Check out Katrina's Babies on HBO Max, trailer here:
Churchy now streaming on KevOnStage Studios app.
Crunk Culture is back with new episodes. Catch up on episodes about environmental racism, gentrification and most recently voter suppression: https://www.apr.org/show/crunk-culture-opinion
Jemele Hill’s Unbothered Network launches new podcasts centering black women's experience: https://variety.com/2022/digital/news/jemele-hill-unbothered-podcast-network-spotify-sancitified-black-girl-bravado-1235412222/
Rachel Maddow's new podcast reminds us that history repeats itself: https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-presents-ultra
New Music: Rihanna (Black Panther)
New-ish Music... Beyonce dropped music this summer... World tour coming?
Some of y(our) faves received 2022 MacArthur Genius Grants. Check them out here: https://www.macfound.org/programs/fellows/
Here are some exhibits worth checking out:
In Oakland: Angela Davis—Seize the time
In NYC: See some new and never before seen pieces by Jean-Michel Basquiat, through January 1, 2023. Get tickets and more information here: https://kingpleasure.basquiat.com
In New Jersey: Brittney Cooper's children’s book Stand Up! has a beautiful exhibit at Rutgers Zimmerli Museum