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Award winning writer, activist, and educator Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes & Sweet Tea Ethics, is featured on Episode 16 of Dr. Regina Bradley’s Outkasted Conversations?, a critically acclaimed dialogue series dedicated to thinking about the cultural and academic implications of the hip hop group Outkast.
Respected educator, activist, and writer Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, will lend his voice to the collective call for violence prevention and drug free communities at the 10th annual TeenFest(ival) event, Saturday, May 17,2014 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the historic Carolina Theatre ( 309 W. Morgan Street Durham. NC 27701).
Cascade Patch is doing a 3 part series on black love and in particular, the new book “Where Did Our Love Go.” (edited by Gil Robertson) In the video series, contributors Amy Elisa Keith and Ed Garnes discuss their contributions to the book and some of the over-arching issues the book tackles such as marriage, divorce, and being single.
Fueled by an uncanny mix of observational humor and candid social commentary, “How To Eat Chicken Wings, Battle Injustice, and Graduate On Time” transforms grandma’s folk tales, personal college experiences, and sobering life lessons into practical strategies for personal development and real world application. Mixing the reasoning sessions of the local barbershop and fervor of street corner theologians, the inter-generational dialogue covers a wide range of topics including manhood, black love, bridging generation gaps, and the cross cultural appeal of hip hop. Far beyond canned speeches or lectures, award winning writer, counselor, educator, and activist Edward M. Garnes, Jr. , founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, shoots straight in his most personal speaking tour of all time.
jessica Care moore turns up the sister girl fire with Black Women Rock Divinity Roxx, Yahzarah, Ideeyah, Steffanie Christi’an, Joi, DJ Stacey Hotwaxx Hale, Charity, and Marcia Jones.
I cowered at the revelation that our soul brother number one, musical architect Don Cornelius, whose funky good time was always buoyed by a distinguished gentleman aesthetic, had taken his own life. Not by a pill popping escapade gone woefully astray, but rather a volatile projectile to the dome. This was personal. A profound proclamation of sadness with a mountainous burden: Do you hear me now?
Our play cousins The Foreign Exchange have released their video for “The Last Fall”. Film scores are truly in their future.
photo:Shannon McCollum Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and record producer Raphael Saadiq has announced the release of his fifth studio album Stone Rollin’ on March 22, 2011 on Columbia Records.
On January 8, 2011, Dallas’ Conduit Gallery plays host to Pecou’s Second Childhood, a new body work pulled from his HARD TO DEATH series examining social behaviors within black male culture. Black masculinity aint gonna neva’ be the same. Now, run and tell that homeboy!
Dr. Mark Anthony Neal and Dr. Boyce Walks wax poetics on removal of N word from Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn on CNN.
In this episode of Sweet Tea Ethics, Ed Garnes, Dr. Cornel West, and Clifton West discuss the accessibility of love, spiritual malnutrition, moral constipation Dr. Martin Luther King and Tupac Shakur. To book a Sweet Tea Ethics event contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Award winning writer, counselor, and activist Edward M. Garnes, Jr., founder of From Afros To Shelltoes (FATS) , a community based art programming collective focused on bridging generation gaps between youth, elders, and hip hop heads, will join top music executives and industry professionals at Radio One’s 2ndAnnual Media & Entertainment Conference (MEC). The event will take place on November 20, 2010 at the Raleigh Convention Center (500 Salisbury Street; Raleigh, North Carolina 27601).