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Friday, November 21, 2014

Come Join Us @ The Historic "James Brown Way" Street Naming Ceremony, Reception & "Free" Film Screening In Harlem, NYC


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Please join Council Member Inez Dickens, Community Leaders, and the Harlem Historical Society, the National Black Theatre, the Reverend Al Sharpton, Deanna Brown, and On the Potomac Productions, as well as residents of Harlem, for a Historic Street Co-Naming Ceremony in honor of a giant in Music History, Civil & Human Rights, and Social Justice:  The Godfather of Soul - James Brown.

On Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 1:00PM all will gather on theSouthwest corner of       West 126th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard to commemorate the Co-Naming of 126th Street behind the Apollo Theateras James Brown Way.

This Street Co-Naming honors this distinguished gentleman as a Giant of the 20th Century who played many critical and pivotal roles of great significance to our nation’s cultural, social, and  music history – for his commitment to Education and Excellence, and also as the “Father of FUNK’, and the “Godfather of Hip Hop”.

What: Co-naming of 126th Street from Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. to Frederick Douglass Boulevard as James Brown Way.

When: Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

Where: This Historic Co-Naming Ceremony will take place on the Southwest corner of 126th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.

Reception with Beverages & Free Screening of the Documentary“James Brown – The Man, the Music, the Message  to follow at the National Black Theater – 125th Street and 5th Ave. (RSVP)
Contact: National Black Theater - (212) 722-3800 & Council Member Inez Dickens - (212) 788-7397
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

10 Rules of Survival When A Young Black Man Is Stopped by the Police


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10 Rules of Survival When A Young Black Man Is Stopped by the Police in America:

The Dare To Be King Project founder David Miller created a flyer with 10 Rules of Survival If Stopped By Police that has went viral. 

The Dare To Be King Project inspires, supports and strengthens organizations that provide services to boys of color. With the death of Ferguson, MO unarmed teen Mike Brown, and hundreds more young Black men this year, many are looking for answers and ways to end these senseless killing at the hands of officers.

Click Here to Learn More About Dare to Be King

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Culled from:
The Black Star Project Newsletter

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