It’s the New York Premiere of FunkJazz Kafé: Diary Of A Decade, 2012, by Jason Orr with Erykah Badu, Cee Lo Green, Chuck D, Cornel West, Kevin Powell, Roy Ayers, Doug E. Fresh and many more. Continue reading
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The national unemployment rate remained unchanged in September 2011 at 9.1
percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor – meaning there are 14 million Americans currently out of work (50% for men in Harlem). As job growth trickles on, the future of employment remains one of the biggest issues of our time. Continue reading
Check out this great list of writers at Harlem’s Hue-Man Bookstore for the month of September 2008. Where else can you meet and greet Faith Evans, Blair Underwood, Kevin Powell or K’Wan, T.D. Jakes and the diva Dionne Warwick, the Renaissance is here, experience it.
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The line to get into congressional candidate Kevin Powell’s fund-raiser at Club Eugene last night was four people deep and half a block long, and some contributors were reportedly still stuck on the sidewalk when Powell took the stage at about 8:30 p.m.
Here’s Mr. Powell speaking at the event:
It’s just after 11 a.m. on a hazy Memorial Day in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn. Outside Tillie’s of Brooklyn, a trendy café near the corner of DeKalb and Vanderbilt avenues, a multiracial group of a dozen young men and women arrange themselves in a semicircle to be briefed on their itinerary for the afternoon.