Tim Riley

Weekly Round Up: Black Geniuses and the Feminist Police

Rinku Sen observes the passing of Nelson Mandela, the distortion of his legacy, and the lessons for racial justice activists.  If you’d prefer good news, Rinku Sen comes through for you again in this video which compiles 10 wins for racial justice in 2013.   Crosscut talks to Dr. Charles Johnson and his daughter Elisheba Johnson about their collaboration on Emery Jones: […]

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Who’s in the news…

Arsalan Iftikhar’s recent column on Lowe’s contorversy from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” was named ‘Quote of the Day’ on CNN’s Belief Blog…  The “Nanny” Fran Drescher has joined Sandra Steingraber and the fight against fracking… The “5 best books about John Lennon” from The Christian Science Monitor features Tim Riley’s “Lennon: The Man,

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Who’s in the news…

The Christian Science Monitor does an interview with Tim Riley… Watch David Goldfield talk about “America Aflame” on cspan… Jessica Valenti and Samhita Mukhopadhyay are featured in the New York Post… The latest article by Rinku Sen for Colorlines…  Stephanie Coontz writes “Women in the Obama White House: sexism and progress” for CNN..

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Video Friday: Tim Riley on the Beatles Remastered

=”text/javascript”src=”http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/js/pap/embed.jsnews01n3043qb6a”> With all the buzz about the release of the Beatles Remastered, it’s easy to forget exactly why the new release is such a big deal. Luckily, Tim Riley, author of “Tell Me Why: A Beatles Commentary” and contributing music critic for NPR, spoke with Jeffrey Brown on the NewsHour about the Beatles Remastered. As

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A British Invasion

Released today, CNN has already called the newly remastered Beatles box sets “a treat for a casual fan and a dream come true for die-hards.” And people (especially ’round here in Boston!) are already talking about the ability for three players to sing and harmonize all at once with the new Beatles: Rock Band game,

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