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The Cutting Edge

Series produced by Dred-Scott Keyes

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The Cutting Edge is a weekly 1 hour program where "Journalism, Politics, Culture and Activism Converge"

The Cutting Edge is a weekly 1 hour program where "Journalism, Politics, Culture and Activism Converge"


10 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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“Black Detroit” A People’s History of Self-Determination”- is a rich account of African-American history in Motown, written by award-winning journa...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 40:51
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The Cutting Edge presents Angela J. Davis talking about her book “Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment”, in which she exp...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
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The Cutting Edge presents a conversation on the making of the film "I Am Not Your Negro" with film maker Raoul Peck.

  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:44
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Kwame Ture, once known as Stokely Carmichael was born in Trinadad, later moving to the United States at the age of eleven. He would become a lead...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:35
  • Purchases: 1
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"A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic" is the autobiography of New York City's 106th mayor, David Dinkins. The book recounts the li...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:24
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Producer Dred-Scott Keyes interviews film maker Dagmar Schultz about her film "Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992"

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
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This Cutting Edge Special looks at the life of writer and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:16
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An interview/music mix with Gayle Wald, author of "Shout, Sister, Shout. The story of Rock and Roll trailblazer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe"

Bought by Prairie Public, KMUW, and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:26:14
  • Purchases: 3
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A panel of distinguished Black journalists discuss the state of Black media and it's importance

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Discussion on the lingering history of racist ideology in the Americas and beyond.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:02