Category Archives: Antiracism

7 February 2020

Walking. Morningside Gardens.
Go Down, Moses – Paul Robeson
I Can’t Breathe – Garner Family
Brown Skin – India. Arie
One Mic – Nas
Eyes on the Prize – Mavis Staples
Americans – Janell Monae
i – Kendrick Lamar
Formation – Beyonce
Wake up Evertbody – Keb’ Mo’
Penitentiary Philosophy – Erykah Badu
Brotha – Angie Stone
No Knock – Gil Scott-Heron
I’m Gonna Land on the Shore – Fannie Lou Hamer
Sandra’s Smile – Blood Orange
Say My Name – Maimouna Youssef

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5 February 2020

Walking. Morningside Gardens.
Don’t Believe the Hype – Public Enemy
Renegades of Funk – Afrika Bambaata & The Soul Sonic Force
Colors – Ice-T
Talkin’ Bout a Revolution – Tracy Chapman
Control – Janet Jackson
Proud to be Black – Run-DMC
Lavi Difisil – Our Native Daughters
He Loves Me – Brittany Howard
I’m on My Way to Freedom Land – Sweet Honey in the Rck
Stand Your Ground – Pharoahe Monch
Super Life – Chaka Khan
Rest in Power – Black THought

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4 February 2020

Walking. Morningside Gardens.
Sister Rosa – The Neville Brothers
Rosa Sat – MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir
Rosa Parks – Outkast
I Should Be Proud – Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
Ball of Confusion – The Temptations
Black Man – Stevie Wonder
Machine Gun – Jimi Hendrix
Black Is – The Last Poets
Give More Power to the People – The Chi-Lites
Be Real Black for Me – Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
Black Maybe – Syreeta
I Stand Accused – Isaac Hayes
Precious Lord – The Blind Boys of Alabama

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Definitions 1

Despair: a luxury I cannot afford

Resolve: a stance I must enhance

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1 February 2020

Walking. Morningside Gardens.
Let America Be America Again (by Langston Hughes) – James Earl Jones
At the Purchaser’s Option – Rhiannon Giddens
Wade in the Water – The Fisk Jubilee Singers
Juneteenth – Cast of Black-ish
Have a Talk with God – Stevie Wonder
New World Symphony – Earth, Wind & Fire
Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning – Fannie Lou Hamer
Forward – Beyonce
Great Day – Kim & Reggie Harris
Moving On – Sweet Honey in the Rock
This Little Light of Mine – “I’m Gonna Let It Shine” Choir
He’s God the Whole World in His Hands – Odetta
I’m Just a Slave – The Roots
Every Time I Feel the Spirit – The Florida A&M Choir
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
Don’t Want to Get Away – Carter Anderson
Handsome Johnny – Richie Havens
Better Git Yer Learnin’ – Our Native Daughters
For What It’s Worth – Keb’ Mo’
Heaven Will Welcome You Dr. King – Big Maybelle

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27 January 2020

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Treadmill walking.
Stretching.
Blink.
The Peat-Bog Soldiers – Paul Robeson
Liberation VII. Free at Last – Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: I. Andante – Teng Li & Benjamin Bowman
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: II. Tempo di marcia – Teng Li & Benjamin Bowman
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: III. Maestoso – Teng Li & Benjamin Bowman
Duo for Violin & Viola in the Quarter-Tone System: IV. Allegro – Teng Li & Benjamin Bowman
Shostakovich – Symphony No. 13 in B Flat Minor – Op. 113, “Babi Yar”: II. Yumor – Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Music Written in Terezin by Gideon Klein
Piano Sonata: I. Allegro con fuoco – Jaromir Klepac
Piano Sonata: II. Adagio – Jaromir Klepac
Piano Sonata: III. Allegro vivace – Jaromir Klepac
Trio:  I. Allegro – Czech String Trio
Trio: II. Lento – Variation on Moravian folk song themes – Czech String Trio
Trio: III. Molto vivace – Czech String Trio
Dance – by Hans Krasa – Czech Folk String Trio
Four Songs on Chinese Poetry by Pavel Haas – Karl Prusa & Jiri Pokorny
A Survivor from Warsaw – Simon Joly Chorale, David Wilson-Johnson, Robert Craft & Philharmonia Orchestra

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Mankato 1862

Trapdoor opens.
Short fall.
Eternity embraces.

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