(BALTIMORE – November 7, 2008) – Kevin Scott’s dream is now a reality: a men’s clothier location in the heart of downtown Baltimore at 324 Park Avenue.
Having worked for years to find and attain such a plush locale, the store is a manifestation of the greatness of a young African American man born and raised in this city. However, don’t get it twisted. Scott has also walked in Milan – searching, of course, for the finest - the absolute finest in menswear.
“I am just so grateful to the Almighty for the vision and the courage to see this through,” said Scott as he cleaned a portion of his new hardwood floor.
Having held his Grand Opening a couple of weeks ago, Scott said that his establishment offers everything from Mezlan shoes to the finest leather jackets available.
Justice or Else! 20th Aniversary: The Million Man March :: 10.10.15 :: National Mall :: Washington, DC
WE want Justice for Blacks in America who have given America 460 years of sweat and blood to make her rich and powerful.
We want an immediate end to police brutality and mob attacks.
WE want Justice for the Native American Indians.
We want Justice for the Mexican and Latinos.
We want Justice for Women.
We want Justice for the Poor.
We want Justice for the Incarcerated.
We want Justice for Veterans.
We want Land
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Op/Ed: Is This the Definition of Bait and Switch? By Jim Bell, Esquire
: When I read the headline, “Shocking Upset: Inmate Debating Team Defeats Harvard in Exhibition,” I just shook my head in disbelief. Not because some “inmates” defeated “Harvard” in a debate, but because of what was implied in the statement: (1) that just because a person gets convicted of a crime or pleads guilty to a crime (usually because they could not afford good legal counsel) that somehow that person must be less intelligent, have fewer research and analytical abilities, an unreliable or poor work ethic, and inferior oratory skills compared to a student who goes to college at Harvard; (2) that just because a person goes to college at Harvard or University of Maryland, they are somehow a superior person intellectually and professionally than someone who is incarcerated. Read in Full >>
CHOO SMITH Launches 30-Day Campaign: "The Race to $10K" :: "Love It, Learn It, Live It, Lead It."
: Baltimore is in need of viable programs for our youth and now, more than ever, we need to reach more kids. Baltimore, let's stand up and support our 'Bumblebees'. It takes everyone to do a little so that a lot can be accomplished. I'm putting out a call to action and I need your help. Donate today. Every dollar counts. Your donation will be put to good use as Choo Smith Youth Empowerment looks to expand! Read in Full >>
KEVIN POWELL, Author: A Discussion & Book Signing :: Tues., Nov. 17, 2015 at 6 pm :: Reginald Lewis Museum :: BALTIMORE
As a pop culture curator, Kevin produced the first exhibit on the history of hip-hop in America at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, which toured America and overseas. As a humanitarian, Kevin's work includes local, national and international initiatives to end violence against women and girls (including a very well-regarded appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show highlighting domestic violence); and he has done extensive philanthropic and relief work, ranging from Hurricane Katrina to earthquakes in Haiti and Japan, to Superstorm Sandy in New York, to his annual holiday party and clothing drive for the homeless every December since 9/11.
As an acknowledgement of Kevin's life of public service and his dedication to literature and the arts, Cornell University recently became the owner of The Kevin Powell Collection, documenting nearly 30 years of his work to date in print, photos, videos, books, handwritten notes, speeches, and select memorabilia. Read in Full >>