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    Dave Chappelle Welcomes You to The Midnight Miracle

    Dave Chappelle Welcomes You to The Midnight Miracle

    “How do you keep a despondent person alive?”—Dave Chappelle

    Hosted by: Talib Kweli, yasiin bey, and Dave Chappelle

    Featuring, in order of appearance: Radio Rahim, Mo Amer, Chris Rock, Donnell Rawlings, Jarobi White, and Questlove

    Contains audio clips featuring Robin Williams and Richard Pryor, and music from Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin, Robert Glasper, The Roots, and Stevie Wonder. 

    Recorded in Ohio, Summer 2020

    More episodes coming soon to Luminary, and the Luminary channel on Apple Podcasts.

    Executive Produced by Talib Kweli, yasiin bey, Dave Chappelle, Noah Gersh, Jamie Schefman, Nick Panama, Kenzi Wilbur, and Miles Hodges

    Produced by Noah Gersh and Jamie Schefman for SALT
    Production Manager: Liz LeMay
    Recording Engineer: Federico Lopez
    Recording Engineer: Adrián Bruque for NPND
    Assistant Editors: Danny Carissimi and Noah Kowalski 
    Senior Sound Designer: Russell Topal
    Script Supervisor: Sam Beasley
    Mixer: Jordan Galvan

    Podcast Artwork: Rachel Eck
    Still Photography: Mathieu Bitton

    The Midnight Miracle is a Luminary Original Podcast in partnership with Pilot Boy Productions and SALT.

    Special thanks to Paul Adongo, Cipriano Beredo, Elaine Chappelle, Ivy Davy, Rikki Hughes, Kyle Ranson-Walsh, Sina Sadighi, Mark Silverstein, and Carla Sims.


    Photography made available courtesy of Pilot Boy Productions, Inc. Copyright © 2021 by Pilot Boy Productions, Inc., all rights reserved.

    • 24 min
    Wyclef Jean

    Wyclef Jean

    Omari Hardwick sits down with Grammy award winning triple threat Wyclef Jean for an in depth conversation about his rise from third world conditions to hip hop superstardom--from The Fugees to Shakira.
    Listen to more of Poetics at www.luminary.link/blackvoices

    • 40 min
    Married to the Law

    Married to the Law

    Dovey Johnson Roundtree became a lawyer at a time when no one wanted Black women to amount to anything. She’d grown up with the KKK terrorizing her neighborhood. A lucky break landed her at Spelman College. Her intellect got her into Howard Law. But it was her courage that made her take on the daunting case of Ray Crump Jr. — the Black man accused of killing Mary Pinchot Meyer.
    Listen to more Murder on the Towpath at www.luminary.link/blackvoices

    • 40 min
    Spike Lee

    Spike Lee

    Spike Lee joins Franklin and Kate to talk about narrative filmmaking, his longtime collaborators, and the movement for Black lives. From Do the Right Thing, to Malcolm X, to Bamboozled, to his latest film for Netflix, Da 5 Bloods, the trio talks about how culture talks to movies, and how movies talk back to the culture. This episode originally aired on July 1st, 2020.
    Listen to more episodes of The Black List Podcast at www.luminary.link/blackvoices

    • 47 min
    Gabrielle Union

    Gabrielle Union

    This week, Franklin and Kate are joined by activist, NYT bestselling author, and actor Gabrielle Union. The trio talk about 90s teen films (hello, Bring It On!), Gabrielle's love for Grease 2, depicting the evolving American family in her new children’s book, Welcome to the Party, and so much more. This episode originally aired on May 6, 2020.
    Listen to more episodes of The Black List Podcast at www.luminary.link/blackvoices

    • 57 min
    Janelle Monáe

    Janelle Monáe

    This week is a special conversation with Franklin, Kate, and the one and only Janelle Monáe, star of season two of Amazon's Homecoming. The trio talk about how her music has informed her film career, her childhood memories of Steel Magnolias, seeing herself onscreen in Sister Act 2, and so much more. This episode originally aired on May 27, 2020.
    Listen to more episodes of The Black List Podcast at www.luminary.link/blackvoices

    • 20 min

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