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Published on May 10, 2017
As a Princeton Professor of history emerita and the author of seven books, most famously The History of White People, Dr. Nell Irvin Painter has made her mark in the world of academia. Now in her 70s she's added acclaimed artist to her list. After going back to earn a degree in fine arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, she has produced great art pieces and art critiques.
Black America host Carol Jenkins sat down with Painter to discuss her voice, her art, and her opinion. (Taped: 04/26/17)
Black America is an in-depth conversation that explores what it means to be Black in America. The show profiles Black activists, academics, business leaders, sports figures, elected officials, artists and writers to gauge this experience in a time of both turbulence and breakthroughs.
Black America is hosted by Carol Jenkins, Emmy award winning New York City journalist, and founding president of The Women's Media Center