Black Joy & Justice

Black Joy & Justice

By Black Joy & Justice
Soundbites from the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. This programming was made possible by PEN America, a sponsor of the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. Words and Music was directed by One Book One New Orleans, and the Black Joy & Justice track was curated by Kelly Harris.
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- NOLA Black Journalists Talk Race, Fake News & Surviving the Industry -  David Baker moderates a lunchtime panel of local African American media members: Caegan Moore, Producer and editor for WWL-TV; Jarivs DeBerry, Editorial writer and columnist for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune; Susan Henry, WBOK General Manager; and Renette Dejoie-Hall, President and publisher of Louisiana Weekly.  They  discuss public assumptions, media literacy, newsroom environments and more. This programming was made possible by PEN America, a sponsor of the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. Words and Music was directed by One Book One New Orleans and the Black Joy & Justice track was curated by Kelly Harris.
1:10:35
February 4, 2019
Literacy as a Tool to Combat Incarceration pt. 1
Charmel Gaulden—Vice President of Public Safety Grants with Baptist Community Ministries— moderates a panel discussion with Dr. Jerry Ward, Susannah Rosenthal Charm Barker and Sarah Omojola, sharing their experience as educators/professionals on the ground using literacy to work with incarcerated youth and adults.  Dr. Jerry Ward is a poet, essayist, literary critique, and serves on the community advisory group with the Public Safety and Justice Initiative.  Susannah Rosenthal Charm Barker serves on the Board of Directors for Louisiana's Books 2 Prisoners initiative.  Sarah Omojola is the Director of the Welcoming Table with Travis Hill School.  This is part 1 of the panel discussion. In part 2, panelists will join in a community conversation with folks in the audience.  This programming was made possible by PEN America, a sponsor of the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. Words and Music was directed by One Book One New Orleans and the Black Joy & Justice track was curated by Kelly Harris.
36:04
January 12, 2019
Poetry Tribute to Aretha Franklin
A night of poetry dedicated to Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul . Hosted by Peteh Muhammad, featuring poets Dr. Jerry Ward (2:40), Ayanna Molina (10:40), Donny Rose (19:00) Chris Williams (29:12), and Kelly Harris-DeBerry (37:20).  This programming was made possible by PEN America, a sponsor of the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. Words and Music was directed by One Book One New Orleans, and the Black Joy & Justice track was curated by Kelly Harris.
46:05
January 7, 2019
New Orleans Next Generation of Literary Voices - 826 pt. 1
Kelsey Reynolds, Program Manager at 826, introduces the group of four young writers from 826, who read and discuss their work. This is part 1 of the larger roundtable segment. This programming was made possible by PEN America, a sponsor of the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. Words and Music was directed by One Book One New Orleans, and the Black Joy & Justice track was curated by Kelly Harris.
04:39
November 27, 2018
Make it Funky & Feminine: A Conversation with DJ Soul Sister
DJ Soul Sister talks to Poet Kelly Harris about her journey as a DJ, grad student, desire to be a music writer, and —of course— music! This programming was made possible by PEN America, a sponsor of the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. Words and Music was directed by One Book One New Orleans, and the Black Joy & Justice track was curated by Kelly Harris.
1:02:05
November 27, 2018
Casting a Shadow: A Conversation with Maurice Ruffin
Maurice Ruffin discusses his debut book "We Cast a Shadow" with poet Kelly Harris. This programming was made possible by PEN America, a sponsor of the Black Joy & Justice track of the 2018 Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. Words and Music was directed by One Book One New Orleans, and the Black Joy & Justice track was curated by Kelly Harris.
54:14
November 27, 2018