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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.

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5th Annual Eve Of Christmas Eve Forever I Love Atlanta Party

December 5, 2012 – 10:30 pm |

Atlanta’s own April Bohannon, Tiffany Daniel, and Michelle Arrington present their annual throwback celebration featuring 90′s jams that rocked house parties, got b ball games crunk, and made prom nights a stone cold groove.

Anthony David Love Out Loud Release Show

November 7, 2012 – 3:48 pm |

Muddy Water, Purpose Music, and Rolling Mojo present Anthony David Love Out Loud Album Release Show November 10, 2012 at Atlanta’s Center Stage.

Saul Williams Presents Chorus A Spoken Word Tour

November 7, 2012 – 3:38 pm |

Saul Williams Presents Chorus A Spoken Word Tour November 10, 2012 at The Basement in Atlanta. The event is hosted by Georgia Me and features Abyss & Tommy Bottoms.

Fahamu Pecou Native Sun

November 7, 2012 – 3:28 pm |

Sumter County Gallery Of Art Presents Native Sun: Fahamu Pecou 2009-Now.

How To Eat Chicken Wings Battle Injustice And Graduate On Time

October 7, 2012 – 10:35 pm |

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.

Hank Willis Thomas Believe It Artist Talk Atlanta

October 6, 2012 – 2:09 pm |

Oct. 25 6-8 p.m. Trois Gallery, SCAD Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta Ga. The SCAD exhibitions department presents “Believe It,” a selection of works by artist Hank Willis Thomas from his 2010 “Fair Warning” series.

Video: Phonte ft. Carlitta Durand Gonna Be A Beautiful Night

September 26, 2012 – 5:42 pm |

Grammy nominated soul man Phonte details the makings of a romantic night, charm and wit included, with CARLITTA DURAND riding shot gun on the new single “Gonna Be A Beautiful Night” from his solo release Charity Starts At Home.

Left of Black S3:E2 The Imagery of African American Identity and Raising Black Daughters in the Obama Era Maurice Wallace

September 26, 2012 – 5:29 pm |

Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the Left of Black Studios by Maurice O. Wallace, Associate Professor of English and African-American Studies at Duke University. Neal and Wallace discuss his new book Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity (co-edited with Shawn Michelle Smith), raising Black daughters in the Obama era and the politics of “Professorial Style” in the contemporary academy.

From Afros To Shelltoes One Music Fest Ticket Giveaway

August 22, 2012 – 6:14 pm |
From Afros To Shelltoes One Music Fest Ticket Giveaway

From Afros To Shelltoes (FATS) is honored to once again partner with One Music Fest, Atlanta’s premiere music festival paying homage to progressive movements and damn good music of substance. In support of the sonic showcase on September 1, 2012 @ Historic Fourth Ward Park & Masquerade Music Park, FATS will lace two (2) lucky winners with a pair of tickets courtesy of our play cousins J Carter & Sol Fusion. Featuring: Santigold, Doug E Fresh, Slick Rick, Marsha Ambrosius, Big K.R.I.T, Eric Roberson, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte and 15 DJs.

Video: Phonte ft. Median Eternally

August 4, 2012 – 4:41 pm |

From Afros To Shelltoes play cousin Phonte continues his slap stick ways in his latest video featuring fellow rhyme slayer Median.

Ed Garnes Joins Michael Jackson Before He Was King Race Identity Panel NBAF

June 29, 2012 – 6:14 pm |
Ed Garnes Joins Michael Jackson Before He Was King Race Identity Panel NBAF

Ed Garnes, Founder of From Afros To Shelltoes recruited some of his artsy crew for a power panel as music/culture insiders use the images of Todd Gray, The King of Pop’s personal photographer from 1979-1984, to examine race and identity in the life of legend Michael Jackson. Featured panelists include Sheila Pree Bright (artist/panel moderator), Erin Harper (pop culture writer), Fahamu Pecou (visual performance artist/cultural critic).

Clayton Perry The Incredible Evolution From Teacher to Celebrity Journalist Indiegogo Campaign

May 7, 2012 – 5:03 am |

“We often give to causes and systems that forecast our demise. Give to an educator who has given to you ( the human community at large). Assist a brother in reaching his fundraising goal to self publish his masterwork by reposting on your FB and Twitter. Very proud of my mentee for banking on himself (self validation moves mountains)!!”– Ed Garnes, Founder From Afros To Shelltoes

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