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March 29, 2013 – 12:51 am |

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.

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Sweet Tea Ethics: Ed Garnes Anthony David Talk President Obama

May 6, 2011 – 8:28 pm |

Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, and Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Anthony David discuss President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, jessica care moore, and using his art as a teaching tool during this special Sweet Tea Ethics @Spelman College.

Jeff Chang Brian Komar On Why Progressives Need Cultural Strategy

December 9, 2010 – 2:39 am |

Jeff Chang and Brian Komar of the Center For American Progress teamed up for this new piece in The American Prospect, “Culture Before Politics”, making the case that progressives need to build the infrastructure to support cultural strategy and cultural organizing.

Ed Garnes Hangs In Switzerland Joining Fahamu Pecou’s Blak Presidential

June 12, 2009 – 6:23 am |

Edward M. Garnes Jr, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes and 2009 Atlanta Tribune Men Of Distinction, is featured in world renown artist Fahamu Pecou’s latest solo exhibition entitled Blak Presidential debuting at VOLTA 5, a cutting edge art fair taking place during Basel’s Art Week (Basel, Switzerland).

President Obama’s Southernplayalistic Inauguration Mixtape

January 19, 2009 – 10:44 pm |

Everybody needs a soundtrack. I bet you Obama would bump these joints from Outkast, Marvin, Gaye, Erykah Badu, and Gil Scott Heron in his Presidential Caddy!

Obama Drama: When Racial Identity Goes Wrong

October 30, 2008 – 4:20 am |

Obama is not as racially obscure as Justice Clarence Thomas or as radical as the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. But, he occupies a curious public space where his “Blackness” is palatable across race and class fault lines.

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