Rebecca Carroll appears in the following:
"Pigeonhole" Looks at Bengalis Who Passed as Black to Survive
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
A new exhibit looks at the little-known history of Bengalis who migrated to America in the early 20th century — and adopted public identities as black Americans.
Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond is Ready to Minister to the Masses
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The 119-year-old New York Theological Seminary now has its first black president. "It's exciting," says Dr. LaKeesha Walrond. "But you wonder why and how did it take so long."
Zach Stafford on the Future of Queer Media and Stepping Into Big "AM To DM" Shoes
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
In December, Zach Stafford was named the first black editor in The Advocate's 50-year history. In May, he was tapped to co-host Buzzfeed's AM To DM.
Commemorating Stonewall Through the Art of Queer Millennials
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
In a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum, artists younger than the Stonewall rebellion explore themes of identity, gender and race — and the 'double closet' of being gay and undocumented.
Walt Whitman Turns 200, So It's Time to Be Honest About His Racism
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Writer Harmony Holiday says "there's a new level of honesty" in how readers are ready to challenge Whitman's work.
"Dealing in Dreams" Is a Love Letter to the Bronx
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Author Lilliam Rivera grew up in NYCHA housing in the Bronx. In her new young adult novel, her childhood apartment becomes luxury housing, set in a dystopian future.
"Good Talk" Shows How One Mixed Race Family Navigates New York City
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
In her new graphic novel, Indian-American author Mira Jacobs captures conversations with her son about growing up brown in New York City.
Liz Johnson Artur Creates Black Visual Community with "Dusha"
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
In her first solo museum exhibition, Russian Ghanaian artist and photographer presents three decades worth of work focusing on people and scenes reflecting global blackness.
'See You Yesterday' Is a Sci-Fi Black Lives Matter Anthem for the Next Generation
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Stefon Bristol's first feature film, "See You Yesterday," follows two black Bronx Science students intent on inventing time travel. Oh, and Spike Lee was the executive producer.
"Sprinter" Filmmaker Talks About Coming of Age in New York City
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Jamaican-born Storm Saulter says New York City is "a place of creative renewal" that helped him grow as an artist.
Lawyer and Comedian Andrea Coleman is Here to Judge Your Laws
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Andrea Coleman can prepare a deposition for a racist client — and turn it into comedy in one fell swoop.
Fighting White Supremacy with a Celebration of Blackness
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
In their new book, How We Fight White Supremacy, Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin amplify black joy and humor and complexity in the face of systemic racism.
REBEL: Jason Ward Is Changing the Face of Birding
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The Bronx-born birder is the face of the new series "Birds of North America."
REBEL: Artist Torkwase Dyson Is Trying to "Desperately Live Up to Blackness"
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Torkwase Dyson's art mines the history of black bodies in America — and connects it to urgent issues of climate change and migration.
REBEL: Climate Change is a Social Justice Issue
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The face of environmental activism is changing, and while some of that is due to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it's also part of a "moral examination" of energy systems.
REBEL: Actor and Author Karyn Parsons on the Power of Storytelling
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Karyn Parsons has made it her mission to bring stories about black Americans to young folks in new ways. "It would change the way they looked at the world as they entered it," she says.
Emotions Run High in LGBTQ Community Following Alleged Attack on Actor Jussie Smollett
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Following the alleged racist and homophobic attack on singer and Empire actor Jussie Smollett, both celebrities and non-celebrities make a plea to be seen.
All the TV that's Fit to Watch
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
“Emmy Round Up” with Margaret Lyons, Matt Zoller Seitz, & Rebecca Carroll. Then, Cara Cusumano on this year's Tribeca TV festival.
Rebel With Rebecca Carroll
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Join host Rebecca Carroll and guests Tanzina Vega, Joan Walsh, and Blair Imani for a critical analysis and debate around the question: Is there a statute of limitations on racism?
In Conversation: (De)constructing Images of Color
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Join curator Legacy Russell, WNYC's Rebecca Carrol, and others for an exploration of the connections among race, color theory, and decolonized oral histories.