Archive for March, 2010

Discount Theatre Tickets — The Book of Grace by Suzan Lori Parks at The Pubic Theatre

Discount Theatre Tickets — The Book of Grace by Suzan Lori Parks at The Pubic Theatre

March 31, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Do you want to share your craft and work one-to-one with an aspiring teen writer? Apply to be a Volunteer Writing Mentor today! Girls Write Now is a community of professional women writers—educators, editors, poets, novelists, playwrights, journalists, literary agents, publishers, and more—on a mission. Since 1998 we’ve provided guidance, support, and opportunities for New [...]

March 30, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Women In The Industry Networking Event and Jane Carter Solution Natural Hair Product Launch

Women In The Industry Networking Event and Jane Carter Solution Natural Hair Product Launch

On Wednesday, March 31st, GoodGirlPR would like to cordially invite you to the Second Annual Women In the Industry Event – A Celebration of The Jane Carter Solution Target Launch in conjunction with Jones Magazine at The Night Hotel, 132 West 45th Street (between 6th Avenue and Broadway) from 6pm-10pm. Music by DJ Nickiee. The [...]

March 30, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Tavis Smiley Reports From Riverside Church in Harlem — Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience

Tavis Smiley Reports From Riverside Church in Harlem — Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience

One year before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered a speech in the Nave at The Riverside Church in Harlem, challenging the morality of the Vietnam conflict and urging a national discussion about the role of America in the world. Talk show host Tavis Smiley, examines Dr. King’s famous “Beyond Vietnam” speech in [...]

March 30, 2010 | 1 Comment More
New Urban Events Around Harlem and Around NYC —  March 27, 2010

New Urban Events Around Harlem and Around NYC — March 27, 2010

[Mar 30] A Rock & a Hard Place: Africa Between the International Criminal Court and AFRICOM Samar Al-Bulushi, Milton Allimadi, Adam Branch & Zachariah Mampilly President Obama is moving full-speed ahead with Africom, the new US military command for Africa, claiming that it will be instrumental in bringing peace, security, and development to the continent. [...]

March 27, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center Celebrates Women’s History Month

Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center Celebrates Women’s History Month

Pray the Devil Back to Hell is the gripping account of a group of brave and visionary women who demanded peace for Liberia, a nation torn by a decades-old civil war. It is the story of the brave women of Liberia – Christian and Muslim – who united to form an unshakable line between the [...]

March 24, 2010 | 1 Comment More
WEBCAST — National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2010 — JOBS: Responding to the Crisis Report

WEBCAST — National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2010 — JOBS: Responding to the Crisis Report

Each year The National Urban League holds a Legislative Policy Conference which provides an opportunity to raise awareness among the nation’s leaders and key influencers about the National Urban League, the work they do and the issues affecting the communities they serve.

March 23, 2010 | 3 Comments More
New Urban Events Around Harlem and Around NYC —  March 18, 2010

New Urban Events Around Harlem and Around NYC — March 18, 2010

[Mar 19] Harlem Arts Alliance International Arts Festival Featuring: Bodoma Garifuna (Honduras) IMPACT Repertory Theatre (U.S.A.) New York African Chorus (Continental Africa) Pauline Jean Trio (Haiti) …

March 18, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Harlem: Our Shared Global Culture — 1st Annual Harlem Arts Alliance International Arts Event

Harlem: Our Shared Global Culture — 1st Annual Harlem Arts Alliance International Arts Event

Featuring: Bodoma Garifuna (Honduras) IMPACT Repertory Theatre (U.S.A.) New York African Chorus (Continental Africa) Pauline Jean Trio (Haiti) Taeko & Gaika Mass Choir (Japan) Yoshi Amao & Samurai Crew (Japan) Keith “The Captain” Gamble (U.S.A.) Visual Artist & Photography video display of Harlem Arts Alliance member’s and member partner’s work MCs: Yoshi Amao & Victor [...]

March 17, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Figure Skating in Harlem Annual Ice Show

Figure Skating in Harlem Annual Ice Show

Each year family and friends of Figure Skating in Harlem students turn out to cheer on the girls in their culminating event, the Annual Ice Show. Each show is designed around a musical theme and students have the opportunity to perform in colorful costumes to proudly demonstrate their newly acquired skills. This year, the students [...]

March 17, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Median Wealth for Single Black Women is $5

Median Wealth for Single Black Women is $5

Women of all races bring home less income and own fewer assets, on average, than men of the same race, but for single black women the disparities are so overwhelmingly great that even in their prime working years their median wealth amounts to only $5. In a groundbreaking report released Monday by a leading economic [...]

March 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Ed Gordon Returns to BET News

Ed Gordon Returns to BET News

Award-winning broadcast journalist Ed Gordon will make his return to BET Networks’ news division. Gordon, a well seasoned anchor, reporter, interviewer, radio host and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster will join the network for a variety of news programs and specials. Gordon’s return bolsters the news division’s roaster which includes correspondents Jeff Johnson, Andre Showell and April [...]

March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Film: 500 Year Resistance

Film: 500 Year Resistance

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March 7, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Charles Rangel Takes Leave of Absence from Chair of Ways and Means Committee

Charles Rangel Takes Leave of Absence from Chair of Ways and Means Committee

Last night, a little after 9 pm I received an email from Charlie Rangel’s campaign manager with his response, his side, to a decision made by the house ethics committee. I googled the latest news and he said he wasn’t giving up the chairmanship. I’m on Twitter this morning and I see he’s holding a [...]

March 3, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Congressman Charles Rangel Responds to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct

Congressman Charles Rangel Responds to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct

The following is a response submitted by Congressman Charles Rangel to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct. The Congressman has requested that it become part of the official public record: Like several of his colleagues, Congressman Rangel attended the 2007 and 2008 Caribbean Multi-National Business Conferences sponsored by the Carib News Foundation. Congressman [...]

March 2, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Suzan-Lori Parks’ The Book of Grace at The Public Theatre

Suzan-Lori Parks’ The Book of Grace at The Public Theatre

Treasured for her groundbreaking poetic and inventive language, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog) has drawn a family portrait shattered by issues of rage, revenge, power and betrayal. When a young man returns home to South Texas to confront his father, everyday life erupts into a battle for personal survival. At once fiercely intimate and [...]

March 2, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Paterson Scandal Scars a Piece of Harlem History

Paterson Scandal Scars a Piece of Harlem History

David A. Paterson was the great hope of Harlem’s Gang of Four. He was the instrument by which an extraordinary political quartet nurtured since professional infancy by the legendary Democratic leader J. Raymond Jones would impart their legacy to a younger generation of New York politicians. That hope died with a thud on Friday. David [...]

March 1, 2010 | 0 Comments More
New Urban Events Around Harlem and Around NYC —  March 1, 2010

New Urban Events Around Harlem and Around NYC — March 1, 2010

[Mar 3] ALL THAT! Hip Hop, Poetry & Jazz First Wednesday of Every Month 9:30pm> $8 w/ flyer, $12 w/out ALL THAT! Hip Hop, Poetry & Jazz is an open jam session for hiphop, poetry and jazz. It brings together emcees, poets and musicians from diverse musical and racial backgrounds in a forum that is [...]

March 1, 2010 | 0 Comments More