It's a movement of peace for the world to recognize that at the end of the day, we are all special, we are all important. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, that dream woke up the world, now the world needs to open up it's eyes. We need to be proud to stand alone, be strong enough to stand apart, but be smart enough to stand together and that time is RIGHT NOW!.
Social media is aiding to every issue that this world is experiencing from racism, to terrorism, sexual discrimination, etc... It's time that we have a symbol, a positive movement that brings together everyone, a voice that stands for one cause, a symbol that represents one world, we need One Love. "One Love L's Up"
The ideal concept of this movement/rally, would be to create the ultimate concert series (That will start in … [Continue reading...]
(Harlem, NY, November 4, 2015) The Apollo Theater Education Program pays homage to Apollo Legend, James Brown, with a free special screening and discussion of Alex Gibney’s highly acclaimed documentary, Mr. Dynamite: the Rise of James Brown, on Thursday, November 12th at 6:30pm. The documentary covers the peak of Brown’s career with rare video clips, never-before-seen photographs from his estate, and fresh interviews with some of his closest personal and musical associates. The result is new insight into a man whose life and career made an indelible and everlasting impact on entertainment and culture.
This free event will be presented as part of the Apollo Live Wire Series and will include a discussion with:
Alex Gibney, acclaimed Director of Mr. Dynamite and Emmy Award-Winning Director … [Continue reading...]
THE IMPORTANCE OF
PRESERVING THE LEGACY OF
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Doug Shipman, Chief Executive Officer of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Explains How the NEW Center is Empowering People
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, which opened on June 23, 2014, uniquely and boldly connects historic freedom movements and iconic individuals, as well as everyday people, with the human rights issues of the past and present, thus sparking ongoing dialogue around the possibilities of the future. As a convener, The Center provides a forum for education, discovery and ongoing discussions on class, race, gender, identity and other injustices that impact us all.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is keenly attuned to the issues, responses and actions that … [Continue reading...]
SPONSORED BY COCA-COLA™
SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013
12PM - 6PM
New York, NY (May 15, 2013) - The Apollo Theater announced today a new community initiative focused on family health and wellness - Harlem Healthy Soul Festival. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, Harlem Healthy Soul Festival is designed to serve as a platform for Harlem families to learn about the numerous community health resources to live active and healthy lives. This daylong, free event will take place on Saturday, June 1st beginning at noon and will transform 126th Street behind the Apollo, into a block party filled with music, entertainment, celebrity performances, health and educational resources and family fun. Families are encouraged to participate in an array of activities such as health screenings, nutrition-focused cooking … [Continue reading...]