The organizers of Tuesday’s inaugural TEDxHarlem conference see the event as a way to generate ideas that can improve not only Harlem, but the rest of the world.
But for some people, the $100 ticket price for the event — plus $16.55 in fees — is a sign that the conference is about something else: an exclusive meeting of white outsiders and black elitists “designed to dismiss the voice of the indigenous Harlemite,” one community group wrote in an e-mail chain. Continue reading
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The one-day interactive forum will feature presentations on inspiring ideas and innovations by prominent speakers across various industries . The theme, “Creating Waves,” speaks to the notion that ideas have the ability to spread and make an impact, no matter where they are conceived. Continue reading
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