ONAJE ALLAN GUMBS w/special guest Poet/Author/Vocalist/Cultural Activist NANA CAMILLE YARBROUGH & OTHER GREAT JAZZ MUSICIANS CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY
AARON DAVIS HALL - CITY COLLEGE
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017
SHOWTIME: 7 P.M.
"Truth To Power" is a declaration of our Blackness. It is also a declaration of our humanity. Through music, spoken word and song, a dynamic cultural experience will be presented on April 28th at Aaron Davis Hall on the campus of City College at 7PM at Convent Ave and 138th Street in Harlem, NY The evening will include musicians Onaje Allan Gumbs,V. Jeffrey Smith, Marcus Mclaurine, Vince Ector and Gary Fritz; vocalists, Mem Nahadr and Tulivu- Donna Cumberbatch;poets Whitney Asoul Pulliam and Luquan Graham(Luquantumleap Lab). Luquan incidentally … [Continue reading...]
In THE LIES WE TELL OURSELVES: How to Face the Truth, Accept Yourself, and Create a Better Life (Seven Leaves Press; January 2017; $15.95 trade paper; ISBN: 978-0-9883788-8-9), Frederickson shows how acknowledging and owning the painful and shameful facts of our life leads to genuine change and profound peace. And the surest route is through collaboration with the right, wise and caring therapist.
Drawing on decades of working with people in pain and in denial, Frederickson uses real-life stories to reveal truths we all struggle to face and the universal ways we avoid those truths. He discusses:
• Why no one needs to be fixed. “We may think we need to fix ourselves,” Frederickson observes, “but often we are trying to fix our fantasies instead, the broken illusions, … [Continue reading...]
Dear friends and family.
You will want to watch this incredible film about water fluoridation. It's 15 minutes, and my good friend and Human Rights defender and social justice activist Rev Dr Gerald Durley is featured. The truth be told fluoride is listed on the dirty dozen of developmental neurotoxins and is a powerful endocrine disruptor. A current Newsweek article, Fluoridation May Not Prevent Cavities, Scientific Review Shows (June 29th, http://www.newsweek.com/fluoridation-may-not-prevent-cavities-huge-study-shows-348251) questions the efficacy of water fluoridation in preventing cavities. Is shaving IQ points off your child's intelligence or wrecking their thyroid function worth it? You can decide for yourself after hearing the facts from experts. … [Continue reading...]
Continuation of Book One…
ALL LOVE COMES HOME - A Promise of Truth)
AT THIS MOMENT IT’S NOT ABOUT WHO IS RIGHT, BUT WHAT IS RIGHT.
This is a tribute to the redemptive power of truth that was abandoned far too long and now this book brings it home. The author’s quest in ALL LOVE COMES HOME - Redemptive Journey of The Heart (Book Two) is a lifeline that does not only look at history and humanity with a new perspective, but moves us to take an unyielding look at ourselves as a true revelation, and if we are fortunate enough, we may touch it and be inspired not to look away from the past, but to have a place of honor in our hearts that moves the soul.
When my parents were faced with life and death situations, they met the challenges, endured, and ultimately prevailed … [Continue reading...]