Children’s Defense Fund Gala With Spike Lee, Star Jones, Rosie Perez And Many More In NY

Tonya Lewis Lee, LaTanya Richardson Jackson and Spike LeeLast evening Monday, February 29th, 2016, over 275 guests celebrated the achievements of five local high school scholars, who overcame adversities ranging from homelessness and bullying to poverty and physical and verbal abuse, at the Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) annual Beat the Odds® Gala at The Pierre in New York City. Continue Reading →

Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution At Raw Space In Harlem

64d82e_c6ed373673544358ae142f07622064e7Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution, is a Black History Month celebration of Black excellence, artistry, activism and independent film.Our Revolution Award honorees include Oscar-nominated director of Selma Ava DuVernay, Eclipsed playwright and The Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira, author/actor/activist Hill Harper of Limitless and CSI-NY, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, and Black Lives Matter. Continue Reading →

Susan L. Taylor’s National CARES Mentoring Movement Hosts Star-Studded Gala

National CARES Mentoring Movement 1On Monday, January 25, 2016, the will host its first-ever For the Love of Our Children gala, presented by Verizon, to raise critical funding that will support the replication of the organization’s transformational group-mentoring programs, now operating in four US cities.  Continue Reading →