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[Black History Month#1]ナズ, 「イルマティック」ライヴ、TV放映

Black History Month – 1
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2月はブラック・ヒストリー・マンス、「黒人の歴史月間」です。

昨晩、PBS TV(日本のNHKにあたります)でラッパー、ナズの2014年にワシントンDCで開催された、「Illmatic」20周年記念ライヴが放映されました。それも、ナショナル交響楽団の生演奏つき、という豪華版です。オリジナル・レコーディングの哀愁漂うシンプルなビーツに比べ、厚みのあるシンフォニーをバックでラップするナズはまた格別。タキシード姿で登場したナズ、20年前の「イルマティック」アルバムと同じ曲順でパフォーマンスを繰り広げました。リアル・タイムで聴いていたあの頃が懐かしい………..。

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Donald Trump’s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Marking Black History Month, the president made some strange observations about Frederick Douglass.

donald-trump-frederick-douglass-1486043041-640x320Does Donald Trump actually know who Frederick Douglass was? The president mentioned the great abolitionist, former slave, and suffrage campaigner during a Black History Month event Wednesday morning, but there’s little to indicate that Trump knows anything about his subject, based on the rambling, vacuous commentary he offered:

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Women Who Helped Frederick Washington Bailey Become Frederick Douglass

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Black History Month Special

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Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, c. February 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement from Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders’ arguments that slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens. Even many Northerners at the time found it hard to believe that such a great orator had once been a slave.

Even before President Obama, Douglass became the first African American nominated for vice president of the United States as Victoria Woodhull’s running mate on the Equal Rights Party ticket in 1872. Nominated without his knowledge or consent, Douglass never campaigned. Nonetheless, his nomination marked the first time that an African American appeared on a presidential ballot.

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Black History Month 2015 Event List

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