CD Witherspoon, SCLC Baltimore: Guest Editorial: The Life and Times of Arnold Jolivet
Arnold Jolivet, Maryland’s Foremost Authority on Minority Business, specifically “Black Business”, was indeed such a human being, and public figure. When I learned of the passing of Mr. Jolivet, who I affectionately referred to as “Deacon”, because of his longtime ministry as Chair of the Deacon Board at the historic Union Baptist Church, I listened to Ozzie Davis’s Eulogy of Malcolm X delivered on February 27, 1965, at the Faith Temple Church of God in Harlem, New York. In his eulogy, the legendary journalist, actor, and activist, Mr. Davis, referred to his friend, and fellow co-laborer in the struggle, Malcolm X as “A Prince – our own shining Black Prince”, and “Our manhood, our living Black Manhood”. Read in Full >>
Black Wall Street OVERLEA to Honor Helen Washington with Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award :: Tues., Aug. 5, 2014 :: 6 to 8 pm :: Birdland Sportsbar, 6319 Belair Rd.
With over 14 years of experience as an educator for the State of MD, Helen has been played an instrumental role in youth empowerment and development. She has taught a variety of academic subjects at all grade levels, as well as numerous extracurricular youth activities.
Ms. Washington attended Morgan State University obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Her initial desire was to become an engineer. But after an eye-opening internship at Northrop Grumman as a college recruiter, her desire shifted to a study of the law. She pursued her Master’s in Education with a concentration in At-Risk Students from Goucher College. Read in Full >>
Black Wall Street HARLEM to feature Stanley Fritz, political writer/Editor-In-Chief for lyvbh.com :: Aug. 21, 2014 :: Harlem Shake, 100 W. 24th Street, NY, NY
Honorees include Stanley Fritz. Fritz is the political writer/Editor-In-Chief for lyvbh.com
. He is also the author of "Beautiful Problems" and the Engineer/Co-Host of "Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio.". Born and raised in East New York Brooklyn, Stanley is a proud Obama supporter who believes that education is the ultimate pathway to prosperity. Read in Full >>