Archive for November, 2008
As a young man, Earvin “Magic” Johnson admired his father and other small-town entrepreneurs who created jobs and served as leaders in his Midwestern community. He worked for them, watched them, and his interest in building communities through economic development grew even while his basketball career flourished. His fame as an NBA star gave him [...]
If you sit back, relax, and put on a 112 CD the first voice you’ll hear is Marvin â€œSlimâ€ Scandrick’s smooth, melodic, and falsetto voice. Slim, lead singer, has decided to go solo and hopes to bring his sound to the top of the R&B charts as the group did in the past. The first [...]
November 21, 2008 For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.
The Distinguished Leadership Series Presents “A Conversation with Ted Wells” Partner and Co-Chair, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrisson LLP Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Hostos Repertory Company’s production of Susan Lori Park’s modern riff on The Scarlet Letter in which Hester La Negrita, a homeless mother of five, lives with her kids on the rough streets of the inner city. While Hester’s kids fill her life with joy-lovingly comical moments amid the harsh world of poverty-the adults with [...]
One year ago, Derrick Hodge made his sold-out debut as a bandleader at the Blue Note, beginning what he called a “lifelong quest to keep music honest, relevant to the people, and uninhibited by genre.” Thus far, his extensive career as a sideman has groomed him for such a bold pursuit. He’s worked with some [...]
I look forward to serving in the Obama administration and while I cannot yet reveal what my exact role will be, I can assure you that President-Elect Obama and I are eager to get started building a new world. One that is green and sustainable. There is an economic crisis taking place in financial centers [...]
November marks the one-year anniversary of NYFab!. To celebrate they will be hosting various events around the city. The first of many starts tomorrow with Gold Label NYC. Come out to Gypsy Tea (33 W. 24th St btw 5th & 6th Ave.) and “Savor” the moment. NYFab! are special guests of honor, so you know [...]
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Last week Soul Men starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, and Isaac Hayes premiered at the Apollo Theater.Â The movie opens nationwide November 7th. According to the Soul Men website, “Â Samuel L. Jackson (Louis) and Bernie Mac (Floyd) were a popular singing duo back in the day, who went their own way to never speak again.Â [...]
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer. It’s the answer told by lines that stretched around schools [...]
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Barack Obama elected President of the United States of America. History — American, Black, African We were there. Working on great stories. Stay tuned. We were in the streets celebrating with everyone else at 2:00 am.