HW Pick: Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream Speech” (video)

dr martin luther kin jr speech in dcProbably the most famous speech of the 20th century by the Southern Leadership Conference’s Dr. Martin Luther King as he addressed marchers on Wednesday, August 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Continue Reading →

“MLK Now,” At Riverside Church In Harlem

Dr. Martin Luther KingBlackout for Human Rights will host “MLK Now,” a special MLK Day event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and explore how his message and vision continue to resonate in today’s racial, social and political landscape. Continue Reading →

Apollo & WNYC Partner For MLK Celebration In Harlem

Dr. Martin Luther KingOn Sunday, January 17 at 3pm, for the 10 th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, the Apollo Theater and WNYC will partner for a third year to present “Race and Privilege: Exploring MLK’s Two Americas,” as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series. Continue Reading →

A “Morehouse Fag” On An All-Male HBCU Campus

male and she male at morehouseNestled in the heart of Atlanta’s University Center, Morehouse College is a beacon of black male excellence. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based NAN Recognizes LGBT History

national-action-network-convention-logo-nanIn recognition of LGBT History Month and National Coming Out Day, National Action Network (NAN) is announcing the creation of NAN’s LGBTQ Alliance, whose mission is to support action and activism on behalf of civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Where Everybody Looks Like Me By Ron Stodghill

A richly reported account of the forces threatening America's historic black colleges and universitiA richly reported account of the forces threatening America’s historic black colleges and universities—and how diverse leaders nationwide are struggling to keep these institutions and black culture alive for future generations. Continue Reading →

Listen To “Franco The Great” On The Danny Tisdale Show (podcast)

Franco-5.15.15_web_ready_photo_by_peter_cooper_3 (1)Today Danny talks to “Franco The Great” on The Danny Tisdale Show. Danny talks to world-renowned Panamanian born Harlem artist Franklin Gaskin, aka “Franco the Great,” “The Picasso of Harlem” who has painted hundreds of iron gates in Harlem for over 30 years. Continue Reading →