Category: Lecture / Discussion

DISCUSSION: Think Outside the Cell — A New Day, A New Way

DISCUSSION: Think Outside the Cell — A New Day, A New Way

Email from Scott M. Stringer, Manhattan Borough President: Please join me at Think Outside the Cell: A New Day, A New Way – a national symposium and call to action on issues affecting the incarcerated, the formerly incarcerated and their families. This national symposium is being co-sponsored by my office, the Fortune Society, Think Outside [...]

September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Circle of Brothers — Men’s Town Hall Meeting in Harlem

Circle of Brothers — Men’s Town Hall Meeting in Harlem

There is Power in Unity: Let’s address the issues of Community Empowerment Job & Business Development, Empowering Our Youth Guest Speakers: Lamar Thornton Founder & Chairman – New Breed Life Arts. Chet Whye Executive Director, HARLEM4 Center for CHANGE. Dedric Hammond aka Beloved Youth Advocate & Violence Reduction Specialist

December 6, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend in Harlem with First Corinthian Baptist Church

Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend in Harlem with First Corinthian Baptist Church

First Corinthian Baptist Church (FCBC) is one of Harlem’s fastest growing churches with Pastor Michael A. Walrond, Jr. as one of its current leaders. Pastor Walrond has created Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend, a three day experience, to kick off a new long term project of the church which will allow members and people from Harlem [...]

October 22, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

On September 11, 2010, Pitches for Breakfast will celebrate the one year anniversary of its breakfast seminar series. International lawyer Lorraine Dixon will be the keynote speaker. Dixon has worked with corporate giants AIG, USB and others on projects in over 40 countries. Pitches for Breakfast is an open mic for business and professional women [...]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Tomorrow — Harlem Candidate Discussion Forum at Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church

Tomorrow — Harlem Candidate Discussion Forum at Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church

In order to educate the East and Central Harlem communities about who the candidates are and what they stand for, Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association (MMPCIA) is hosting what promises to be a compelling discussion forum, moderated by Ted Shaw. Confirmed candidates scheduled: 30th State Senate District: * State Senator Bill Perkins * Basil [...]

September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Invitation — Harlem Happy Hour and Film Screening at Billie’s Black

Invitation — Harlem Happy Hour and Film Screening at Billie’s Black

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September 7, 2010 | 0 Comments More
MONDAY: Harlem Candidates Forum and Debate for September 14 Primary Election

MONDAY: Harlem Candidates Forum and Debate for September 14 Primary Election

On Monday, August 23rd from 6 pm to 9 pm, there will be Candidates Forum and Debate moderated by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Les Payne at Convent Avenue Baptist Church (420 West 145th Street) in Harlem. Rep. Charles Rangel, State Senator Bill Perkins, State Assembly Member Keith L.T. Wright will debate their challengers (candidates running [...]

August 21, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Garden Party in Harlem

Garden Party in Harlem

August 19, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Black Girl Project — Film Screening and Discussion

Black Girl Project — Film Screening and Discussion

Brooklyn-based educator and filmmaker, Aiesha Turman, will screen her first feature, The Black Girl Project at the Spike Lee Screening Room on the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University. “In a culture where Black women and girls are either praised for their saintly accomplishments, stripping them of any other character except that of a martyr [...]

August 10, 2010 | 3 Comments More
Harlem Mart 125 — Film Screening & Discussion Tonight at the National Black Theatre

Harlem Mart 125 — Film Screening & Discussion Tonight at the National Black Theatre

August 3, 2010 | 1 Comment More
DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

DanceAfrica, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) longest running program — and one of America’s largest and most vibrant celebrations of African and African American dance, music, and culture — celebrated its 30th year in 2007. Created in 1977 to heighten awareness of African culture, the festival has evolved into a high-spirited Memorial Day Weekend tradition [...]

May 19, 2010 | 1 Comment More
2nd Annual Hispanic Professionals Networking Group Latino Leadership Conference

2nd Annual Hispanic Professionals Networking Group Latino Leadership Conference

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 14, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Trouble Man: Black Male Privilege — A Contradiction? An Illusion? A Reality?

Trouble Man: Black Male Privilege — A Contradiction? An Illusion? A Reality?

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, [...]

May 14, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Citizenship Now! Answers Your Questions About Becoming an American Citizen

Citizenship Now! Answers Your Questions About Becoming an American Citizen

Call-In begins Monday April 26 at nine o’clock am( till seven pm) through Friday, April 30,  helping immigrants and their families navigate the maze.  Over 70,000 people have been assisted through the largest call-in of its kind in the nation. CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free immigration services for the people of New York.

April 23, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Majora Carter in Harlem at the Schomburg for Earth Day — Green the Ghetto and How Much It Won’t Cost Us

Majora Carter in Harlem at the Schomburg for Earth Day — Green the Ghetto and How Much It Won’t Cost Us

The Schomburg Center celebrates the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with speaker and activist Majora Carter. Carter, a MacArthur-winning activist, environmental justice advocate and economic consultant founded Sustainable South Bronx to achieve environmental justice through economically sustainable projects. As president of the Majora Carter Group she has extended her reach beyond the Bronx to include [...]

April 15, 2010 | 0 Comments 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
Lincoln Center Celebrates Black History Month

Lincoln Center Celebrates Black History Month

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February 18, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Pitches for Breakfast — Open Mic for Business Women — Saturday in Harlem

Pitches for Breakfast — Open Mic for Business Women — Saturday in Harlem

“An Open Mic for Business” for Women of Pan-African Heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean, and Latino Ethnicity) Gentleman Are Welcomed (Yes, men do attend) and Encouraged to Learn with Us, Enjoy Breakfast, and Network with Smart, Independent Women Who Can Help Increase Your Profits** Saturday, February 20, 2010 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking 10 a.m. [...]

February 17, 2010 | 1 Comment More