Archive for February, 2009

Check out a free screening of G-trification a short film by Karra Duncan today (2/26) at 5:30pm at the Harlem School of the Arts during the Harlem International Film Festival. It’s a short, potent, and poignant commentary on transformation uptown.

Panel on NCLB at CCNY

February 24, 2009 · 1 Comment

On Feb 25th, City College of New York will host an important panel on No Child Left Behind and Urban Schools. R. L’Heureux Lewis will moderate with panelists Christopher Edmin, Winthrop Holder, and Marcus Winters. 5-7pm in Shepard Hall Rm 250.

A libation for our ancestor Malcolm X and two events uptown to commemorate the 44th anniversary of his assassination and entry into the ancestral realm.

Apparently people are replacing the N-word with President … even NY1 covered it ;)

Protest actions: Today a rally against the NY Post for their incendiary “political” cartoon. Student take back NYU and stream occupation live.

I really hope Delonas has a helluva explanation for this political cartoon …

A Re-Post Jewel Woods’ article on Sarah Palin and Men’s votes from

This is a repost of a powerful piece on Rihanna, Chris Brown, and Domestic Violence in the Black community. Taken from South Side Scholar.

Happy 100th anniversary NAACP… now change you name immediately!

This past week, renowned Psychologist Richard Nisbett published an opinion piece in the New York Times entitled, “Education Is All in the Mind.” While I’ve come to respect Nisbett for his research and advocacy against polemics such as The Bell Curve, his recent piece misses the mark. The central issue is that Nisbett privileges psychological factors over other factors and leaves the reader to think what it takes to repair schools essentially are “mind games.”