Chester Bennington Will Be Missed 

Good evening all. I’m sure you’ve all heard the news about Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park. Much has already been written about his struggles with depression, but here I’d like to talk about the music he created.  Hybrid Theory, LP’s first album dropped back in 2000, it was one of those few acts that even the most die hard hip hop fan could knock. It was fairly common to see CD collections that included LP, Nas, Jay-Z, and DMX. Some of us know it, and if you say otherwise, just stop. Who are you frontin for?  Who...
Filmmaker Delila Vallot  Humanizes Plight of Homelessness in “Mighty Ground”

Filmmaker Delila Vallot Humanizes Plight of Homelessness in “Mighty Ground”

By Marc W. Polite Homelessness is a major problem in American society. It’s a predicament that in this writer’s opinion, doesn’t have to exist. Due to the rampant greed of real estate companies, compounded with a severely weakened social safety net, it’s a reality that can befall anyone. The struggles of the homeless in the major cities is too often overlooked. In a nominally civilized western society, there is a collective “out of sight, out of mind” approach to this enormous issue. They are stigmatized as people who have somehow failed, and are written off as such. It’s going to...
Marc Polite Spring 2017 Appearances 

Marc Polite Spring 2017 Appearances 

Good morning, my readers. Tomorrow is May, and I have a few events coming up that I will be attending. As you see above, this is pretty much my Spring book tour. Here are the dates: Saturday, May 6th, 2017– Bronx Book Fair @ Bronx Library Center- Fellow authors Taneeka Wilder and Dara Kalima will also be there as well. Riverdale Avenue Books, publisher of “1984 in the 21st Century” will also be there. Thursday, May 18th, 2017  6:30pm-8:30pm – Evening of Poetry, Meditation, and Discussion @ Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center Friday, May 19th, 2017 6-8pm- Bringing Conscious...
Evening of Poetry, Meditation, and Discussion @ Sister’s Uptown Bookstore, Thursday, May 18th!

Evening of Poetry, Meditation, and Discussion @ Sister’s Uptown Bookstore, Thursday, May 18th!

Good evening my readers. As usual, I have been away from the blog for a little bit. As most of you know, that means I am up to something. Between making poetry appearances like I did last night at Raw Space and planning this Spring book tour, I been pretty busy. Most of you already have seen that I will be at the Bronx Book Fair this year selling my books. I wanted to also let you know that Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at 6:30pm, Taneeka Wilder and myself will be having an event at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore.  As a...