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    Jay Smooth

    Hip-Hop Scholar & Cultural Commentator
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    Jay Smooth is a hip-hop scholar and cultural commentator, best known for founding New York's longest running hip-hop radio show, the "Underground Railroad" on WBAI. In recent years, Smooth has made a mark with trenchant social commentary in his Ill Doctrine web series, where videos such as "How to Tell Someone They Sound Racist" have garnered millions of views and been featured by NPR, Salon and MSNBC, where Rachel Maddow hailed Smooth as a "genius." Smooth is based in New York City, where he also provides media strategy for Race Forward, the Center for Racial Justice Innovation.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 13 2015

    4 PM

    The poverty rate for black Americans remains three times higher than that for white Americans. The past 50 years have represented an unprecedented... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Venue SIX10

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