Kids – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

“The Greatest Love of All” — Whitney Houston, George Benson & Luciano Pavarotti

Amid all of the negativity bombarding us everyday: 45, molestation, racism, war, hate, etc.,  I thought about the children, for which you hear little discussion, and the future moral standards being set for them. So, as usual, while listening to … Read More

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE (Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.)

Well, it’s about time. What an amazing place! As a student of Africana history, I have anxiously awaited the opening of this important institution and I was not disappointed. The first thing one notices is the building itself. It reminded … Read More

Founders Benny Diggs and Wiley Hicks and the New York Community Choir (NYCC) Express Themselves

Routes interviews founders Benny Diggs and Wiley Hicks talk about New York Community Choir – Let Jesus Fix It (1982)—The New Contemporary Gospel Sound. It looks as if NYCC was disbanded sometime after 1982. However, there is a 2013 Youtube interview … Read More

Free For All – HUDSON RIVER PARK’S RIVERFLICKS, FAMILY FRIDAYS – “Minions”

July 8, 2016, 8:30pm Pier 46 Greenwich Village Christopher Street and the Hudson River Manhattan FAMILY FRIDAYS There’s something for everyone in the family on Friday nights in Hudson River Park! Hudson RiverFlicks, Family Fridays returns to Hudson River Park’s … Read More

Free For All – Summerstage – Hard Hittin’ Harry / screening: Afripedia with Q&A

Hard Hittin’ Harry  Haiti-born DJ, Hard Hittin Harry (Harry D’Janite) is a Brooklyn, NY resident by way of Montreal, Canada and New Jersey. DJ Hard Hittin Harry entertains his audience blending unique styles of the latest and classic Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, … Read More

The Bronx Museum of the Arts – UNDERGROUND HIP-HOP LAUNCH OF ALL THE LADIES SAY, PART 2

 Celebrate the contributions of women who have carved a niche for themselves in the global urban culture at the launch of B-girl and director Ana “Rokafella” Garcia’s All the Ladies Say, Part 2, the second part of her documentary All the Ladies … Read More

NJPAC Remembers Michael Jackson with A “MJ Day”

Fans who buy tickets to the Invincible show can view the large Memorabilia display earlier in the day (5pm-8pm). However, the Memorabilia display is only one part of Michael Jackson Day, a day filled with events, food, workshops, and a MJ look-alike, dress-alike and best MJ performance contest. Of course, there will be prizes for the winners.   The festivities will culminate with the spectacular INVINCIBLE show starting at 8:00 pm.

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