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Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

Fund competition for creators

Fund competition for creators

Movies: A Harlem-based media company is seeking out creatives to participate in its annual competition. Black Public Media is hosting its third annual 360 Incubator — a search for producers and filmmakers in need of funding for their projects. Every year the media group puts out an open call to creators who focus on developing media content highlighting a variety of black experiences. The winners can be financed for up to $150,000, and get access to a bevy of reliable guidance, said a past winner. Comment

Friday, July 13, 2018

Playground operas for Harlem schoolchildren

Arts & Theater: Opera education in primary schools? Seems like a very far-out concept — but not for Trinidad-born Odelphia Pierre, Principal of PS 129 in Harlem, who appreciates the arts. Comment

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Manhattan: Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams was arrested this week for protesting United States President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Comment

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thousands protest travel ban verdict

Manhattan: Just hours after the Supreme Court verdict on the Trump Administration travel ban was announced on June 26, New Yorkers responded to an immediate, last minute call to action. On Facebook, activist Linda Sarsour wrote: “BREAKING NEWS. We lost. Reversed and remanded. The Supreme Court just took the side of Trump and his white supremacist administration in the Muslim and refugee ban case. They decided in favor of xenophobia. Another dark stain on our country’s history. Meet me at Foley Square at 6 pm.” Comment

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

ASCAC pays tribute to Dr. John Henrik Clarke

Manhattan: Loyalists devoted to the aim and purpose of the Association of Classical African Civilizations in the eastern region will repeat an annual tribute they have been marking for 20 years by honoring the storied legacy left by revered Pan-African educator Dr. John Henrik Clarke. Comments (2)

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