Archive for July, 2009

Sol Village Michael Jackson Tribute at SOBs

Sol Village Michael Jackson Tribute at SOBs

July 22, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Def Jam and DrJays.com Celebration

Def Jam and DrJays.com Celebration

July 22, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Charges Against Henry Louis Gates Dropped

Charges Against Henry Louis Gates Dropped

Booking Photo (AP Photo/Cambridge Police Dept.) **** A prosecutor is dropping a charge against prominent Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. after Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the city’s police department recommended that the matter not be pursued. In a joint statement, Cambridge and the police department said they made the recommendation to the Middlesex County [...]

July 21, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Chimney BBQ and Sushi Bar Opens in East Harlem This Friday

Chimney BBQ and Sushi Bar Opens in East Harlem This Friday

Immersed in nostalgia while blasting into the future, the new Chimney BBQ & Sushi Bar is East Harlem’s newest haunt for dining, drinking and lounging. A double level room complete with a full service bar, its exotic menu features a French/Asian Fusion of food served on the elegantly laid out main level while the MILK [...]

July 21, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Official Statement on Henry Louis Gates Arrest From His Lawyer Charles Ogletree

Official Statement on Henry Louis Gates Arrest From His Lawyer Charles Ogletree

Statement on Behalf of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. — By His Lawyer Charles Ogletree This brief statement is being submitted on behalf of my client, friend, and colleague, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. This is a statement concerning the arrest of Professor Gates. On July 16, 2009, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 58, the Alphonse [...]

July 21, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Arrested

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Arrested

Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Skip Gates), one of the nation’s pre-eminent African-American scholars, was arrested Thursday afternoon at his home by Cambridge police investigating a possible break-in. The incident raised concerns among some Harvard faculty that Gates was a victim of racial profiling. Police arrived at Gates’s Ware Street home near Harvard Square [...]

July 20, 2009 | 4 Comments More
New York International Latino Film Festival

New York International Latino Film Festival

Launched in 1999, the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) is now the premier Urban Latino film event in the country.

July 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Staceyann Chin — All Oppression is Connected

Staceyann Chin — All Oppression is Connected

Staceyann Chin at the June 10 benefit for Revolution Books at the Knitting Factory. For more on Staceyann Chin, click here. NOTE: Video Contains Strong Language

July 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Peter Rosenberg and Who’s Next Featuring Big Sean and Mike Posner

Peter Rosenberg and Who’s Next Featuring Big Sean and Mike Posner

July 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
The Fruitful Wound at Casa Frela Gallery

The Fruitful Wound at Casa Frela Gallery

Casa Frela Gallery presents The Fruitful Wound, photographs of Harlem’s gardens and open spaces by Dennis Santella. The exhibition opens with a gala reception from 4PM to 7PM on Saturday, July 18th, 2009. The show runs through August 22nd, 2009. For a full year, Dennis Santella has been searching out and photographing gardens and green [...]

July 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Book Fair — Tomorrow, Saturday July 18th

Harlem Book Fair — Tomorrow, Saturday July 18th

To see the full program, click here. For more info, click here.

July 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Children’s Zone Young Professionals Rooftop Fundraiser

Harlem Children’s Zone Young Professionals Rooftop Fundraiser

Click Image for Details **** President Obama has heralded the Harlem Children’s Zone as the conceptual foundation for his anti-poverty program and has vowed to replicate the HCZ model in 20 cities across America (video).

July 14, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Cornel West and Carl Dix on The Ascendancy of Obama

Cornel West and Carl Dix on The Ascendancy of Obama

Revolution Books Presents **** The Ascendancy of Obama … And the Continued Need for Resistance & Liberation **** A Dialogue Between Cornel West and Carl Dix**

July 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Anita Hill on Supreme Court Judge Nominee Sonia Sotomayor

Anita Hill on Supreme Court Judge Nominee Sonia Sotomayor

So much has been made of Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court that it’s hard to know what people expect from the upcoming hearing. For her part, I expect to see an infinitely qualified and highly prepared nominee anxious to address the Senate Judiciary Committee. Despite her years of practice and judicial experience, [...]

July 13, 2009 | 1 Comment More
NAACP Centennial Convention in NYC

NAACP Centennial Convention in NYC

Many events are open to the public. Click here for more info.

July 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion

NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion

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July 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
How to Get Your Books Into Bookstores with Marva Allen of Harlem’s Hue-Man Bookstore

How to Get Your Books Into Bookstores with Marva Allen of Harlem’s Hue-Man Bookstore

Harlem bookseller Marva Allen, of Hue-Man Bookstore, shares the inside scoop on the retail side of book publishing. At this event, you will learn “must know” info for any author who wants their books sold in bookstores, the latest trends and changes in the retail side of book publishing, why some books make it to [...]

July 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
NYC Restaurant Week

NYC Restaurant Week

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July 12, 2009 | 2 Comments More