Intersections International Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Gala At Cipriani’s

Intersections International Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Gala At Cipriani’s

On Wednesday evening, Intersections International celebrated its 10th anniversary with a Gala at Ciprianis. An organization with an international focus, the purpose of Intersections International is to cultivate understanding between different nations and cultures. Utilizing the United Nations Principles of Partnership as a guideline, this organization focuses on service. Cultivating understanding and shattering stereotypes are a big part of that work, one that Intersections International has taken on for an entire decade. At the Gala that evening, a video highlighting the work done in Kazakhstan and Pakistan to build community and understanding. “Intersections, as a leading organization that identifies and...
Marc Polite Among Featured Essayists in “1984 in the 21st Century” Anthology Collection

Marc Polite Among Featured Essayists in “1984 in the 21st Century” Anthology Collection

Greetings my readers. I have some more literary news to share with you. As some of you know, I have recently re-read the classic novel 1984 by George Orwell. I mentioned it in a past post, and have been in a thoughtful mood as a result of it. Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in this novel, due to the maneuvers of the Trump Administration. The Readers United Book Club will be hosting a month long online discussion of 1984 on their Facebook page beginning Monday, April 3rd.  In addition to this, on Tuesday, April 4th, movie theaters...

Is Universal Basic Income The Way Forward?

Universal Basic Income is a concept that has been recently circulating in the minds of reformers and social engineers. For those who may not be familiar with the concept, Universal Basic Income (UBI) is an economic policy proposal with the aim of reducing poverty by guaranteeing income to every adult. Kenya, Finland, and Ontario, Canada are launching test programs for UBI, so there is talk of the feasibility of it here in the United States. In this era of right wing political reaction, which follows a post 2008 economy where millions of people are still scraping by, the proposal of...
Save The Date: Bringing Conscious Back Show May 19th, 2017

Save The Date: Bringing Conscious Back Show May 19th, 2017

Good evening, my readers. I hope everything is well with you all. As you can see from the above picture, I have an upcoming feature. I’m back on the scene with my poems, and intend to keep promoting them.  For those who follow me on social media, you may have heard me mention that I recently had the opportunity to read one of my poetic pieces during the Black Power Open Mic “First Friday” events last week. It was an exhilarating experience.  I’m looking forward to this event in May  and other shows where I can recite my material. This...