Tag: blogging

Help Put Harlem on the World Stage — Digitally — Vote For Us to Attend SXSW

Help Put Harlem on the World Stage — Digitally — Vote For Us to Attend SXSW

*** AroundHarlem.com — The Local Website with a Global Reach *** The South by South West (SXSW) Interactive Festival brings together the world’s most creative web developers, designers, bloggers, wireless innovators, content producers, programmers, widget inventors and new media entrepreneurs. It consists of five days of keynote presentations, panel sessions, and provides hands-on training as [...]

September 1, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Vote For Us in the 2009 Black Weblog Awards

Vote For Us in the 2009 Black Weblog Awards

Hey Everyone, I’m excited to tell you that AroundHarlem.com’s Blog has received nominations in the 2009 Black Weblog Awards. I NEED your votes to help me win. I’ve been nominated in three categories: * — Best Culture Blog — — Blog to Watch — — Best Microblog — (@AroundHarlem on Twitter) * Please click the [...]

July 23, 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
Blogging for Justice — Standing Up Against the Use of Police Tasers

Blogging for Justice — Standing Up Against the Use of Police Tasers

Iman Morales, a 35 year old man suffering from mental illness being tased by NYPD ***** Today, Black bloggers around the web (including Afrospear members and The Electronic Villiage) are setting aside the day to stand up against the use of tasers by the police. The New York City Police Department (NYPD) refers to them [...]

April 24, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Jill Nelson on the Need For Diversity in Media

Jill Nelson on the Need For Diversity in Media

Jill Nelson, one of my favorite writers from Harlem, wrote an article called “The Audacity of Whiteness” in the Huffington Post highlighting a not so new problem in journalism. The lack of diversity in the media. She writes: I know its bad form to mention race and upset the new post-racial apple cart, the one [...]

February 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More