Category: Lecture / Discussion

Michael Eric Dyson on Barack Obama

Michael Eric Dyson on Barack Obama

June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More
NYC Grassroots Media Conference

NYC Grassroots Media Conference

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May 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Blogging While Brown

Blogging While Brown

The 2nd annual Blogging While Brown Conference will be held at the University Center in Chicago,Illinois on June 19-20, 2009. Blogging While Brown was created to give Bloggers of Color an opportunity to meet, discuss current issues affecting them, and learn about the latest technology that will assist them with publishing their work. The conference [...]

May 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Heads Up! A Soulful Celebration of Our HAIRitage

Heads Up! A Soulful Celebration of Our HAIRitage

Melba Tolliver, New York City’s first Black TV news anchorwoman, was fired when she wore her Afro to cover the White House; now a Black family lives there.

May 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Mount Morris Park Talks with Quincy Troupe and Margaret Quincy Troupe

Mount Morris Park Talks with Quincy Troupe and Margaret Quincy Troupe

The Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association (MMPCIA) launches Mount Morris Park Talks, a new series of free monthly conversations between the community and leaders, news makers, artists, authors and thinkers who live in the Harlem area. This series is MMPCIA’s 21st century take on the cultural and intellectual salon tradition that flourished and inspired [...]

May 9, 2009 | 0 Comments More
A History of Black Republicans — 1854 to 1932

A History of Black Republicans —
1854 to 1932

The Harlem Republican Club invites the public to RSVP for its next talk entitled “A History of Black Republicans — 1854 to 1932“. The event will be presented by Claude Sharrieff-Frazier. The event is free but you must RSVP to attend. Date: Thursday, April 9, 2009 @ 6:30 pm Location: Harlem Republican Club, 309 West [...]

April 7, 2009 | 1 Comment More
How To Tell People They Sound Racist

How To Tell People They Sound Racist

March 19, 2009 | 2 Comments More
National Black Writer’s Conference Celebrates the Life & Work of Octavia Butler

National Black Writer’s Conference Celebrates the Life & Work of Octavia Butler

The National Black Writers Conference Bi-Annual Symposium celebrates the life and work of renowned speculative fiction author Octavia E. Butler in a daylong symposium to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Medgar Evers College- 1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225. “Octavia Butler was the first black woman [...]

March 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Translating Science to Policy — Protecting Children’s Environmental Health

Translating Science to Policy — Protecting Children’s Environmental Health

The Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, in collaboration with its lead community partner, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, is hosting a day-long conference that will focus on three major environmental health concerns affecting children: air pollution, pesticides, and endocrine disruptors in consumer products. The purpose of the conference is to share research findings from [...]

March 16, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — Getting Retail Ready with Macy’s

Project Enterprise — Getting Retail Ready with Macy’s

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March 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — Panel Discussion with Napoleon Barragan, Rafael Rodas and Raphael Benavides

Project Enterprise — Panel Discussion with Napoleon Barragan, Rafael Rodas and Raphael Benavides

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March 14, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — You In the Headlines with Susan Taylor from Essence Magazine

Project Enterprise — You In the Headlines with Susan Taylor from Essence Magazine

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March 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — The Sweet Smell of Media Success with Lisa Price of Carol’s Daughter

Project Enterprise — The Sweet Smell of Media Success with Lisa Price of Carol’s Daughter

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March 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise Entrepreneur Week — Getting the Media Attention You Deserve

Project Enterprise Entrepreneur Week — Getting the Media Attention You Deserve

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March 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
D.I.V.A.S. 2nd Annual Girls’ Empowerment Conference

D.I.V.A.S. 2nd Annual Girls’ Empowerment Conference

D.I.V.A.S. of DeWitt Clinton High School (Diverse, Intelligent, Virtuous, Ambitious, Sisters) are calling all girls aged 13 to 19 years for their 2nd Annual Girls’ Empowerment Conference. The D.I.V.A.S. are a high school sorority that strives to inspire young women to be all that they can be. Conference Date: March 28th — Registration Deadline: March [...]

March 7, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem’s Hip Hop Culture Center — Teaching the Babies

Harlem’s Hip Hop Culture Center — Teaching the Babies

The Hip Hop Culture Center, located in the Magic Johnson Theater on 125th Street, has utilized its massive 8,000 square foot facility to serve as a classroom, rehearsal space, and more importantly a vehicle to educate the community.

February 13, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Children of Children Keep Coming — Booking Signing and Performance at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Children of Children Keep Coming — Booking Signing and Performance at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Children of Children Keep Coming is an awe-inspiring contribution to literature. A breathtaking form of poetic expression, this unique work presents a riveting chronicle of the African American experience in the United States. The dramatic odyssey opens with two anonymous slaves running to catch the Freedom Train, where at journey’s end they hope to [...]

February 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sarah Jones on Sounding Black

Sarah Jones on Sounding Black

Black is not just a skin color; it’s a quality of voice. Sarah Jones, the Tony Award-winning performer, talks with linguist John McWhorter about what it means to sound black today. They look at how Barack Obama has used “blaccent” to drive audiences wild. Source, H/T

February 4, 2009 | 2 Comments More