Panel Discussion – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

In 1974, Muhammad Ali, Mike Douglas, U.S. Congressman Wayne Levere Hays, Sly Sylvester Stone and George Peppard have a heated conversation about racism In the United States of America!

Some 43 years ago, Muhammad Ali participated in a heated panel discussion about the plight of African-Americans on the Mike Douglas Show. How times have not change!  The discussion is relevant on the eve of Donald Trump‘s ascendcy to President of the United States. I … Read More

Celebrating the Life of Betty Blayton-Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 22, 2016), Fine Artist

Betty Blayton Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 2, 2016) an American activist, advocate, artist, Arts administrator/educator, lecturer. Co Founder of the Studio Museum in Harlem and Director and Founder of the Children’s Art Carnival. “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis” – … Read More

A. Peter Bailey’s “Curtains Up”: 1977 Black Theaters’ State of Affairs

There are many relevant historical articles and budding, now matured, writers who are a part of the Routes Archives (1977-1980 and 1990-1994) I am sure many of you, because of your age, have never read them. So as I move forward … Read More

Ronn’s Inspirational Video Recommendations – Malcolm Gladwell, Author of “Outliers”, Selwyn Collins 2013 interview of Terrance McKnight, and Sharon Quinn interview of Jeweler Sandy Baker

I would like to share some of the inspiring and educational videos I have, recently, had the opportunity to view: MALCOLM GLADWELL’s discussion of the foundations for success in “Outliers” has helped me to understand the processes leading to achievement. SELWYN … Read More

Free For All – Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: The Struggle Against Racism and Repression

This month’s program marks 50 years since Stokely Carmichael galvanized the Black Power generation in June 1966; and it suggests the long road to the Black Power era with three presentations. First, Caleb Smith traces the contours of white domination back … Read More

FREE with RSVP – BRIC: “Concrete Stories: 2016 Brooklyn Youth Media Festival” Screenings

This media showcase of work by youth under the age of 20 celebrates talented young media makers who are telling stories through short films, documentaries, and animations. Produced and curated by a group of media-savvy Brooklyn high school students as part of the BRIC Youth … Read More

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