Archive for January, 2010

I love hip-hop, love some reggaetón too, I love the youth, but I’m pretty sure I don’t love this! How […]

1) So you watched Pants on the Ground and laughed. Did you notice that General Larry Platt had on a […]

hat tip to @AroundHarlem

Haiti in Context: Voices

January 16, 2010 · 5 Comments

“History is not a procession of illustrious people. It’s about what happens to a people. Millions of anonymous people is […]

Note: This is a Partner Post to Haiti in Context: Voices. Please check out both. They represent some of the […]

Helping Haiti

January 13, 2010 · 14 Comments

I write this post with a heavy heart for the people of Haiti and its Diaspora. As you likely well know by now Port-au-Prince, the nation’s capital was hit with a 7.0 earthquake and many sizable aftershocks. Given that Haiti is the most impoverished nation in the Western Hemisphere, the consequences of this “natural disaster” are far beyond what many of us can conceive. I see this as a time for us to join in support in spiritual, emotional, physical and economic ways. I’ve outlined some ways for you to help us do this.

On Tuesday, the New York Times published a story entitled “As Population Shifts in Harlem, Blacks Lose Their Majority.” The […]

And one of them is not the use of the word Negro which has BEEN appearing, including on the 2000 […]

This is my reflection on Imani: Faith… Faith is often thought of in a religious and spiritual way. Having grown […]

Creating Community

January 2, 2010 · 4 Comments

This is my reflection on Kuumba: Creativity I have to admit, I never really remember reading the “official definition” of […]