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April 13, 2015 – 11:40 am |

On April 19, 2015 at DePauw University’s Janet Prindle Institute of Ethics from 10am-11:30am, award winning scholar/activist Ed Garnes (DePauw Class of 99′), founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, will pour a special brew of …

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Mark Anthony Neal On Nikki Giovanni God Parent Of Hip Hop

June 10, 2010 – 4:08 am |

Amiri Baraka once wrote that Black music, “to retain its freshness, its originality, its specific expression of its own history and contemporary reality in each generation creates a “new music.” This was yet another articulation of what Baraka once called the “changing same”—the thing that links Black expressive culture to a commitment to innovation, while remaining wedded to the traditions that birthed it. No one understood that better than Nikki Giovanni, when she went into the studio in 40 years ago to record Truth is On Its Way.

What We Need Now Is Not Another Blues Poem

January 8, 2009 – 2:20 pm |

In a poignant poem, Ed Garnes responds to the death of Oscar Grant, a recent victim of police brutality.

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