Archive for May, 2010
In July 2008, the 1st Annual Hispanic Professionals Networking Group (HPNG) Latino Leadership Conference demonstrated how leadership extends beyond the corporate world and how Latino leaders are transforming the Hispanic community. The 2nd Annual HPNG Latino Leadership Conference is focused on taking a look at how we are developing the pipeline of future Latino leaders. [...]
[May 20] Fear of a Brown Planet — Borders, Barriers, Breakthroughs? [May 22] Kukuwa African Dance Workout [May 17] Trouble Man: Black Male Privilege — A Contradiction? An Illusion? A Reality? [Jun 7] Supernodes Urban Tech Networking Event [May 22] DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music [May 29] A-Free-Ka — A Night of African Music [...]
Black men are in crisis. Prison, schools, racism, brutality. But, what about black male privilege? What does it look like? How do we define it? How and who does it hurt or help? How does it inform our relationships? Is it our silent reality: undiscussed, unspoken, unrevealed? Byron Hurt, Marc Lamont Hill, Mark Anthony Neal, [...]
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About two weeks ago someone hit me up on Twitter and asked about African dance classes in Harlem. I didn’t have an answer for her so I sent out a tweet and got some great responses. I have to give a special thank you to Cassandra Nuamah, a Kukuwa Dance Workout instructor from New York [...]
[May 13] Beauty, Brows and Bubbles
Alphabet Kids, a multicultural children’s book series, introduces children aged two through seven years to a host of characters: Allegra (Italian-American), Elena (Hispanic-American), Isaac (Jewish-American), Oni (African-American), Umar (Arab-American), and Yang (Chinese-American). The book series follows their adventures as they learn to embrace their cultural and ethnic heritage.
“An Open Mic for Business” for Women of Pan-African Heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean, and Latino Ethnicity)
[Jun 10] Forro Thursday’s [May 13] Forro Thursday’s [May 29] Brazilian Party @ The Maritime Hotel [Jun 17] The Wayans Brothers at Caroline’s
Harlem’s Apollo Theater recently unveiled its “Walk of Fame”. Gold plaques have been embedded into the sidewalk out front to commemorate African American musical icons. Built in 1914, the Apollo jump started the careers of countless jazz, soul, and R&B artists, ranging from Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan to D’Angelo and Lauryn Hill.
CBS will be airing three African American Short Films this weekend. Be sure to set your DVR if you’re not going to be home Date: 5/9/2010 Time: 1:30pm, Station: WCBS-TV CBS Ties That Bind This short film is inspired by the true story of Sandra Daniels, who used abuse to motivate her success. Daniels started [...]
[May 15] Haiti Rebirth Charity Brunch for Habitat for Humanity
On January 12, 2010, a catastrophic, 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, crippling its capital of Port-au-Prince and devastating a nation of millions. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, 225,570 people have died, 300,000 were injured and more than 1.3 million are homeless. To help rebuild permanent and stable housing, a group of professionals representing companies [...]
The Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show, conceptualized, written, directed and produced by Jesenia Bailey and Crystal Roman, will play five performances at the National Comedy Theater (347 West 36th Street, between 8 & 9 Avenue) Thursdays at 8pm, for five weeks starting May 6, 2010. The Spanglish NYC based sketch comedy show encourages the [...]
Beat Back the Arizona Attack! ALL OUT for May Day – Union Square, 14th St – NoonThe 6th Annual May Day March Sat May 1 March for Worker and Immigrant Rights 12:00 noon Union Square 14th St. & Broadway, Manhattan Join us on Facebook! Boycott Arizona – NO to the racist, anti-immigrant SB 1070! Join [...]