Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo
I’m envious of civil rights leader, Fannie Lou Hamer. After all, if the only thing she ever did was utter the words, “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired,” she would still have a place in history. Continue reading
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Tagged Aaron Davis Hall, Apollo Theater, Clive Henry, ellaveres, Fannie Lou Hamer, HAA, Harlem Arts Alliance, Harlem Arts Alliance Visual Artist of the Month, Hue-Man Bookstore, Leon Nicholas Kalas, Navarrow Wright, Souleo, Walter Mosley
Harlem World Magazine: Who inspired you?
MAX RODRIGUEZ: I acknowledge my parents for having instilled a good sense of compassion and hard work in me. My father worked to the bone. My mother loved us to the bone. They inspire me to both. Yarina, my partner, opens my heart to love and inspiration.
HW: What is the key to your success?
MR: My key to success is standing only in the possibility of what can be. We, all, are creators. It is what we are called to do. We have only to powerfully choose that which we choose to be, and then powerfully and intentionally stand inside of it. Continue reading
Posted in Books, Harlem
Tagged 135th Street (IRT Lenox Avenue Line), Amiri Baraka, Ben Okri, Cab Calloway, Harlem Book Fair, Harlem World Magazine, HBF, Max Rodriquez, New Amsterdam Musical Association, Orson Scott Card, QBR, Robert Heinlen, Tananarive Due, Walter Mosley