Archive for November, 2008

Magic Johnson at the 92nd Street Y

Magic Johnson at the 92nd Street Y

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 [...]

November 16, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Slim Stands on His Own

Slim Stands on His Own

If you sit back, relax, and put on a 112 CD the first voice you’ll hear is Marvin “Slim” 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 15, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Stephanie McKay and Pharoahe Monch at the Highland Ballroom

Stephanie McKay and Pharoahe Monch at the Highland Ballroom

November 21, 2008 For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

November 15, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Sol Village Presents Eric Roberson at S.O.B.s

Sol Village Presents Eric Roberson at S.O.B.s

November 14, 2008 | 0 Comments More
The Council of Urban Professionals Presents A Conversation with Ted Wells

The Council of Urban Professionals Presents A Conversation with Ted Wells

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

November 13, 2008 | 0 Comments More
In The Blood

In The Blood

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 [...]

November 12, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Big Daddy Kane Celebrates His 20th Anniversary in Music

Big Daddy Kane Celebrates His 20th Anniversary in Music

November 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Derrick Hodge at the Blue Note

Derrick Hodge at the Blue Note

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 [...]

November 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Wild Style Celebrates 25th Anniversary at the Film Forum

Wild Style Celebrates 25th Anniversary at the Film Forum

November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Al Gore to Join the Obama Administration

Al Gore to Join the Obama Administration

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 7, 2008 | 1 Comment More
NY FAb Celebrates One Year Anniversary at Gypsy Tea

NY FAb Celebrates One Year Anniversary at Gypsy Tea

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 [...]

November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Election Day Stories

Election Day Stories

Share your election day stories with us in the comments section below. Also, if anyone wants to write something longer or has pictures to send us, please feel free to send them in and we’ll put them up. Share your voice with our readers.

November 6, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Check Out Change.gov and Share Your Thoughts

Check Out Change.gov and Share Your Thoughts

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November 6, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Soul Men Premieres at Harlem’s Apollo Theater — Opens Everywhere November 7th

Soul Men Premieres at Harlem’s Apollo Theater — Opens Everywhere November 7th

Last week Soul Men starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, and Isaac Hayes premiered at the Apollo Theater. The movie opens nationwide November 7th. According to the Soul Men website, “ 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.  [...]

November 6, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Barack Obama Presidential Election Victory Speech

Barack Obama Presidential Election Victory Speech

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 [...]

November 6, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Obama Makes Headlines Around the Globe

Obama Makes Headlines Around the Globe

You must click this link to see all of the images. Amazing.

November 6, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Harlem — Election Night 2008

Harlem — Election Night 2008

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.

November 6, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Sew Far Soul Good — A Cocktail Dress & Black Tie Event

Sew Far Soul Good — A Cocktail Dress & Black Tie Event

November 5, 2008 | 0 Comments More