Malcolm X Birthday Tribute _ 5-2016

Happy Birthday, Malcolm X!

For the perennial timeliness of his teachings and their influence on African American thought — especially in the current era of Black Lives Matter — we dedicate this special NBPC birthday salute to Brother Malcolm.

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12 Unforgettable Moments from the #JusticeForFlint Live Chat

NBPC partnered with Blackout for Human Rights to host a live online chat about the water crisis affecting the city of Flint, Michigan. Moderated by Van Jones, the NBPC and Blackout live chat featured a panel discussion with Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Mark Ruffalo, Rhea Boyd, Carmen Perez, Pastor Michael McBride, Rashid Shabazz, Rashad Robinson, Vien Truong and Flint residents Dollene and Diamond Turner. If you’re looking for the cliff notes version — or just want to re-live the highlights of what turned out to be an unforgettable dialogue — then here are 12 of our favorite moments and quotations from the #JusticeForFlint panel discussion.

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10 Things to Look Forward to from NBPC in 2016

NBPC may have been around since 1979, but with so many fresh public media projects out there we are not about to get stuck in the past. In fact, 2016 will be a downright parade of premieres, panels, seminars and festivals for your participation and enjoyment. So grab your planner and a pen! Here are 10 of the brightest spots on this winter’s Black Public Media horizon.