ABENY Conference 2016

ABENY Conference 2016

Good morning all. Yesterday, I attended the ABENY Conference 2016. The Association of Black Educators of New York is an organization about educational empowerment. Founded in 1968, ABENY holds not only a yearly conference, but workshops and events about Black History. This was my first time attending, and I was there as one of many books vendors.  Dr. Alphonso Wyatt gave a rousing keynote speech with the theme of “all hands on deck” in response to the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of these United States. He said that this was a moment where we have to...

Marc Polite Quoted in Amsterdam News Article

Good morning everyone! I hope you are all making plans for a wonderful weekend. I’d like to say thank you to everyone who came out to the Phoenix Forum Discussion Group last night. We had a nice discussion about some of the unknown history about The Great Migration. We will be on break, and return in September. What I wanted to let you all know about, is that I was recently quoted in the Amsterdam News about an event in Harlem. The title is Harlem Revive: A Community Day of Unity Enjoy!    

Support The Harlem Drummers!

Harlem Week 2014 kicked off this past Sunday, and will have events lasting throughout the end of August. In addition to this, and the African American Day Parade coming in September, there is another institution that Harlem residents should be aware of. On September 4th, the Harlem Drummers, Steppers and Flag Team will have a fundraiser for their organization. It is a non-profit organization that focuses on the performing arts for students from 6 to 21. In operation for 14 years, the Harlem Drummers utilize the performance arts as a way to guide the youth toward being productive and successful...