Rebecca Carroll

Rebecca Carroll appears in the following:

Here For It: Tracy Morgan Returns, National Poetry Month and Bow Down to Ms. Cardi B

Monday, April 09, 2018

Morgan is just plain winning in The Last OG. It's National Poetry Month and Danez Smith is so good. And also, Cardi B. That is all.  

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Here For It: Naomi Wadler Shines, the 'Vanity Fair' Cover We Need and Snoop Takes Us to Church

Monday, March 26, 2018

The children are our future, but so is Lena Waithe. Also, you don't have to be religious to appreciate why Snoop Dogg has the perfect voice for gospel music.  

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Reading The Reckoning: An American Marriage

Monday, March 12, 2018

"An American Marriage," a novel by Tayari Jones, tells the story of a young African American couple, and what happens to after the husband is wrongly accused and convicted of a crime.

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Reading The Reckoning: Tayari Jones

Monday, March 05, 2018

"An American Marriage," a novel by Tayari Jones, tells the story of a young African American couple, and what happens to after the husband is wrongly accused and convicted of a crime.

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Hashtags and High Fashion: What To Expect From The 90th Oscars

Friday, March 02, 2018

How #MeToo, #TimesUp, and #OscarsSoWhite factor into the contentious film competition. 

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Reading the Reckoning: Tiya Miles

Monday, February 26, 2018

The book, "The Dawn of Detroit," tells an alternate origin story for the city of the straits. 

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The 'Loving Generation' Today

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

A new docu-series looks at the generation of kids born to one black and one white parent after Loving Vs. Virginia, the Supreme Court case made interracial marriage legal in the '60s.

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Reading The Reckoning: Morgan Jerkins

Monday, February 12, 2018

Morgan Jerkins discusses her book of essays, "This Will Be My Undoing," which takes on a central question: What does it mean to “be” — to live as, to exist as — a black woman today?

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Reading The Reckoning: Ijeoma Oluo

Monday, February 05, 2018

Kicking off a month-long series from The Takeaway, writer Ijeoma Oluo discusses her new book, "So You Want To Talk About Race." 

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Here For It: Jay-Z on Trump, The Grammys and a Dancer's Mythical Beast

Monday, January 29, 2018

Jay-Z made some comments about President Trump and things got heated on Twitter. The Grammys served Kesha's emotional comeback. And a new dance project interrogates the black body. 

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Here For It: Oprah, 'The Chi' and the Power of a Protest Memoir

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Let Oprah do Oprah, Lena Waithe and Black Lives Matter six years later. This week's culture roundup from WNYC's Rebecca Carroll. You'll never get to it all. But trust, we got you.

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Here For It: A New Jedi, Shamir Bailey's "Revelations," and What Black Women Really Did in Alabama

Monday, December 18, 2017

This week's culture roundup from WNYC's Rebecca Carroll has some of the best suggestions for your cultural heart's content. You'll never get to it all. But trust, we got you.

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Here For It: WNYC Culture Round-Up

Monday, December 04, 2017

Even before "Hamilton," NYC was "The Greatest City in the World." With so much to do, WNYC's Rebecca Carroll has some of the best. You'll never get to it all. But trust, we got you.

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#MeToo Hits Home: John Hockenberry Accused of Harassment, Bullying

Monday, December 04, 2017

Former Takeaway Host John Hockenberry has been accused of harassment and bullying. We talk with the author of the New York Magazine piece who broke this story.

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The Undeniable Role of Race in the #MeToo Era

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Powerful men are facing consequences in a cascade of sexual assault allegations. But why do we only seem to listen when the complainants are white?

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WNYC Studios Presents ‘Black Folks’: Eve Ewing, Madison McFerrin, Alexis Okeowo, Jay Smooth and Jamal Lewis

Monday, November 13, 2017

Watch Rebecca Carroll in conversation with writer Eve Ewing, singer Madison McFerrin, The New Yorker's Alexis Okeowo, cultural commentator Jay Smooth and artist Jamal Lewis. 

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Performa 17 Brings Performance Art to NYC

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Long known for its biennial, the art organization Performa is back with presentations throughout New York City for several weeks in November.

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WNYC Studios Presents ‘Black Folks’: Glory Edim, Ijeoma Oluo, Abbi Crutchfield and Shamir Bailey

Monday, November 06, 2017

Join Rebecca Carroll for a podcast pilot with Glory Edim of Well-Read Black Girl, writer Ijeoma Oluo, comedian Abbi Crutchfield and singer Shamir Bailey. 

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