An Evening With “Fathers” And Judge Mathis

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By CC Minton

As keynote speaker, Judge Mathis shared his inspirational life story with the same passion, tenacity, and authenticity that he brings to his show.

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Judge Greg Mathis At Fathers Inc Gala In Harlem

mailOn Tuesday, November 18th, many of the most committed and influential agents of change across the country will come together to join  Fathers Incorporated in celebrating a decade of working to build better fathers by strengthening communities and family infrastructure. Continue Reading →

Terrie Williams Strategy Of Love To Deal With Pain

Terrie WilliamsFrom Harlem to Hollywood the senseless murder of another unarmed Black man has once again ripped open the wounds of a nation. Treated as if we are simultaneously invisible while highly conspicuous, ignored when we are in need and profiled when we are simply proceeding. Continue Reading →

‘Dutchman’ Opened At The National Black Theater’s 50th Anniversary

ingrid hadasa review of dutchmanBy Ingrid Hadasa

The legendary play ‘Dutchman’ opened at the National Black Theater May 3rd to a sold out house.   Its revival marks the 50th Anniversary of its world premiere at the Cherry Lane Theatre in March of 1964. Continue Reading →

Join Lisa Bloom and Marc Lamont Hill ‘Suspicion Nation’ Discusses Book in Harlem

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“Lisa Bloom brings her expert legal eye to the lethal cocktail of racial inequality, ludicrously outdated gun laws, and a culture of violence that led to the senseless killing of an unarmed seventeen–year-old boy. Read this book, get angry, and demand change.”Piers Morgan, host of Piers Morgan Live Continue Reading →

White Walls: Men of Color in Higher Education Speak

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Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI  Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative). Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: “Celebrity” Grudge Match Is Nothing But A Set-Up!

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Rumors of the most unpleasant kind have been circulating social media. Rumors that George Zimmerman will be getting in the ring with a willing opponent in what is being dubbed a “celebrity match” has been the most unsettling news ever to reach my ears in the last couple of days. Continue Reading →

Harry Belafonte and Melissa Harris Perry Face Off About Race and Activism

belafonte at the schomburg centerBy Hadasah Ingrid

January 31, 2014. At the cusp of Black History Month, the legendary Harry Belafonte and MSNBC journalist and TV host Melissa Harris-Perry sat down to examine the current state of race and black activism at the Schomburg Center for Black Research in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The 1199SEIU Benefit Fund Staff Association Celebrates Black History Month 2014

BF BLACK HISTORY FLIER 2014Join the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund Staff Association, and president Malkia King, and the African American Caucus of SEIU (AFRAM NY Chapter) in honor of Black History Month and Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence with: Sybrina Fulton / Trayvon Martin, Constance Malcolm / Ramarley Graham, Harlem’s Jackie Rowe- Adams / Anthony Bouldon and Tyrone Bouldon, Amina Baraka / Shani Baraka, Valerie Bell / Sean Bell, Central Park 5: Continue Reading →