Seitu’s World: The Black Expo 2014 In NYC

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By Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, December 13th, 2014, the Black Expo 2014 was very well attended, despite the many protestors and transportation challenges, with black families shopping for the holiday’s and receiving valuable information and entertainment at the Penn Hotel in NYC. Continue Reading →

Lessons of Redemption: A Memoir By Kevin Shird

225A remarkable youth advocate, author, and public speaker, Kevin Shird who recently published his bad boy turned humanitarian memoir,”Lessons of Redemption: A Memoir By Kevin Shird” speaks the harsh truths of growing up in Baltimore’s inner-city, living with a drug addicted parent, being entrenched in heroin trafficking and re-establishing himself as a loving father, citizen and positive advocate for the youth. Continue Reading →

George Faison Directs Accept “Except” LGBT NY

Tyree-Young-and-Ceez-LiiveISWoodie King Jr’s New Federal Theatre kicks off its 45th season with Karimah’s Accept “Except” LGBT NY, a tale about Gay Rights from slavery to modern day, directed by Tony Award winner George Faison and performing at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street, from October 23 to November 23. Opening night is set for November 6.   Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Billie “Eleanora Fagan” Holiday

Billie Holiday Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Continue Reading →

Debra Fraser-Howze Receives “Top Blacks in Healthcare” Award

Debra_Fraser-Howzex400Debra Fraser-Howze, Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs, for Orasure Technologies received a 2014 “Top Blacks in Healthcare” Award from BlackDoctor.org in partnership with Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions. Continue Reading →