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Black History Month

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Black History Month
  • Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

    Originally broadcast at 10:30 a.m. ET Thursday, July 22, 2021.

    One of the nation’s most prominent scholars, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. is an author, political commentator, public intellectual and educator who examines the complex dynamics of the American experience, an examination he will bring to the...

  • AAHH Paula Madison

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday, July 2, 2021.

    Paula Madison

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, inte...

  • Heather McGhee

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

    Heather McGhee has devoted her life to the focus of our Week Three theme: The Ethical Foundations of a Fully Functioning Society. Heather designs and promotes solutions to inequality in America, and her most recent book, The Sum of U...

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem Lecture Demonstration

    An informal presentation on the art and science of classical dancing, a lecture/demonstration is a fun and accessible introduction to ballet. Specific exercises that develop jumping, turning, partnering, lifting, and dancing on pointe are demonstrated and explained. Throughout, excerpts from Danc...

  • Four Steps for Racial Equality

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.

    The Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton details the path forward to reach equality, and recalls his own experience as a Black man in America. Sutton, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, speaks to the status of racial equality in the U.S., d...

  • Courtney Cogburn

    Originally broadcast at 10:30 a.m. ET Thursday, August 5, 2021.

    Courtney Cogburn is co-director of the Columbia School of Social Work’s Justice, Equity, Technology (JET) Lab, and the lead creator of “1000 Cut Journey,” an immersive virtual reality experience simulating the experience of Blacks f...

  • AAHH Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday, July 9, 2021.

    Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lec...

  • CHQ Assembly Productions Presents

    Originally broadcast at 8 pm ET Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

    CHQ Assembly Productions presents: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis In Residence at Chautauqua Institution October 14–24, 2020

    In October 2020, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Mars...

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem: Creating the Hazel Scott Ballet

    Dance Theatre of Harlem: Creating the Hazel Scott Ballet

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship an...

  • The Third Reconstruction Period

    Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

    The Rev. William J. Barber II passionately discusses his view of the Third Reconstruction period in American history — we're living it. He highlights the first two reconstruction periods, and draws the parallels to the current civi...

  • CHQ Backstage: Amythyst Kiah

    Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday, December 14, 2021.

    Amythyst Kiah, noted by Rolling Stone as one of Americana’s great up-and-coming secrets, joins Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss topics ranging from her career take-off, solo artistry and the music industry to personal identity, life bal...

  • CHQ Backstage: Amythyst Kiah - Interview

    Originally broadcast at 10 a.m. ET Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

    Amythyst Kiah, noted by Rolling Stone as one of Americana’s great up-and-coming secrets, joins Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss topics ranging from her career take-off, solo artistry and the music industry to personal identity, life ...

  • AAHH DeRay Mckesson

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday, July 23, 2021.

    *Please note that a small portion of the Q&A was edited due to technical difficulties.

    DeRay Mckesson is a civil rights activist focused primarily on issues of innovation, equity and justice. Born and raised in Baltimore, he graduated ...

  • CLSC: Maurice Carlos Ruffin

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 13, 2020.

    Maurice Carlos Ruffin on his book We Cast a Shadow, a keen satire of surviving racism in America.

    A profoundly moving family story, the center of the book is a father who just wants his son to thrive in a broken world. Ruffin wa...

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem: Orange (excerpt)

    Dance Theatre of Harlem: Orange (excerpt)

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and...

  • Alicia Olatuja: “Intuition — Songs from the Minds of Women”

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

    Praised by The New York Times as “a singer with a strong and luscious tone,” Olatuja combines the earthy with the sublime, bringing a grounded relatability to genres as sophisticated as classical, as venerated as jazz, and as gritty a...

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem: Balamouk (excerpt)

    Dance Theatre of Harlem: Balamouk (excerpt)

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, a...

  • The Time is Now

    Originally broadcast at 10:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

    As Assistant Professor in Media Studies at the University of Virginia, Meredith D. Clark’s research focuses on the intersection of race, media, and power, exploring the relationships between Black communities and the news on social me...

  • Wynton Marsalis in Conversation with Jon Batiste

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. EDT Thursday, October 22, 2020.

    Celebrated jazz musician and composer Wynton Marsalis speaks with Jon Batiste, the virtuoso pianist, bandleader, composer, record producer, educator and actor. As a teenager, Batiste began self-producing and releasing his music, as ...

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem: Chaconne

    Dance Theatre of Harlem: Chaconne

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreat...

  • AAHH Andre Perry

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday August 13, 2021.

    African American Heritage House Lecture. Andre Perry, sr. fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern ...

  • The Lingering Legacy of Confederate Statues

    Originally recorded on August 14, 2019.

    Stan Deaton, Senior historian and Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian at the Georgia Historical Society, examines the lingering legacy of Confederate Statues in a lecture given at Chautauqua on August 14, 2019.

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chau...

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem: Conversation with Virginia Johnson & Tiffany Rea-Fisher

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. ET Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

    A founding member of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Virginia Johnson was one of its principal ballerinas over a career that spanned nearly 30 years. After retiring in 1997, Ms. Johnson went on to found Pointe Magazine and was editor-in chie...

  • Imagining a More Inclusive Chautauqua

    Originally broadcast at 1 p.m. ET Friday, July 16, 2021.

    Amit Taneja, senior vice president and chief inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) officer, Chautauqua Institution

    Erroll Davis, president, African American Heritage House at Chautauqua

    Ted First, board director, African ...