December 2012 archive

Watch: Lord Jamar in Latest Episode of LENOX AVE.


Catch the HEALINGS exhibition

feat. Art by TTK

Closing ceremony is This Sunday Dec.30th at 4pm. so it is your last chance !

Skylight Gallery @ Restoration Plaza
1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn New York,
3rd floor

Refreshments will be served.


Plot Summary for

Sankofa (1993)

A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and psychic horrors of chattel slavery, and eventually the redemptive power of community and rebellion as she becomes a member of a freedom-seeking Maroon colony. Written by L. J. Allen-2


Nationally known author reflects on losing childhood home in Detroit

By Dream Hampton
…By the mid-’80s, my brother moved from the mowing crowd to the trespassing crew. Crack seemed to make its nationwide debut on the east side of Detroit, and unlike the boys his age who sold it, my brother, who’d taken to hanging with older boys, became a user.

Read the full story in The Detroit News:


A Onetime Bklyn Drug Dealer, Now Working to Combat a Plague of Gun Violence


Rudy Suggs, a former drug dealer in Brooklyn, now works as a “violence interrupter” for Save Our Streets Crown Heights.

On and around the street corner where one of his friends was once gunned down, Mr. Suggs now breaks up fights before people run home to get their weapons. The neighborhood kids who saw him selling and fighting when they were young are now teenagers whom he counsels not to go down the same path.

Mr. Suggs’s services as a “violence interrupter,’’ one of four who work for Save Our Streets Crown Heights, part of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center, are in high demand, with shootings still prevalent in the neighborhood.  » CONTINUE


Showtime @ 4:30 PM

Doors open @ 2:00 PM


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