Black Mountain Institute; KNPR
Ishmael Reed is one of the most prolific African-American poets and essayists to date, known for stirring controversy when it comes to politics and black culture. He says he "holds up the mirror to hypocrisy." But he's also a longtime jazz musician. Ishmael Reed weighs in on music and his home base of Oakland, CA - a jazz haven - and its changing African-American culture.
American poetry — African American authors; California – Oakland; Jazz; Jazz musicians
African American Studies | American Politics | American Studies | Arts and Humanities | Music
Jazz, Obama, and today's African-American.
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/blackmountain_lectures_events/33