Souleo: Three Oral History Projects You Should Know About

Curtis L. Cristler performs TheManintheLastPew during the FacingHomelessnessinFortWayne,Indiana monologue event and book release_ Photo credit_ Kelsey Timmerman, The Facing ProjectAn informal conversation between friends or family members discussing life “back in the day.” A formal research initiative by cultural institutions to document the past. Recorded interviews via audio or video that are transformed into multidisciplinary presentations. These are the various ways to define the practice of oral history in its attempt to capture the past and present through firsthand accounts. Continue Reading →

Walmart Donations $2.5 M To Harlem School

walmart in harlemThe Walton Family, which owns a majority stake in the Walmart, has given at least $350 million to causes they deem worthy, included $2.5 million to a Harlem school and other New York City charter schools attended by thousands of students. Continue Reading →

Radio Shack Closing 1,100 Stores, Harlem location Not Yet Announced

radioshack_slide-46b4286a074bffc16a6430156958ea9620eed7c6-s6-c30Radio Shack plans to close up to 1,100 stores in the U.S. following significant financial losses during the critical holiday shopping season. Continue Reading →