Publishing professionals, writers, and new media leaders gathered for 6th anniversary event
(HARLEM - June 12, 2012) - Londel's Restaurant served as the perfect host for the 2012 Black Pack Party on Wednesday, June 6th. Now in its sixth year - publishing professionals, writers, and new media leaders gathered in Harlem, NYC to mix, mingle, and have a good time. Once again, the room was filled to capacity as the sixth anniversary of the event continued to grow in attendance and importance.
Organizers thanked all who attended, and looks forward to next year. Event presenters were: Linda Duggins; Michelle Gibson, Written magazine; Troy Johnson, AALBC.com; Ron Kavanaugh, MosaicBooks.com; & TheBookLook.com. Photo credits Marcia E. Wilson/WideVision Photography. By: MosaicBooks.com
According to Marc Polite, Harlem-based journalist, “It was important to me because the Black writer in the publishing industry is often marginalized.”
He continued. “Events like this build camaraderie, and can often encourage Black writers to continue even in the face of hostility or indifference.”
Black Wall Street SUMMIT (10a-2p): Youth Honorees Named for Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards, Sat., Nov. 1st :: Ceremony is 12 noon
As noted by Principal Kirk Sykes, "We don't celebrate and affirm our young people enough." On Saturday, our goal is to correct that and let our youth know that we love them dearly and that we support them as well!
Special thanks to SMonique Smith-Person of The Ultimate Concierge and The Land of Kush Naijha Wright, Gregory Brown).
RSVP here for *business networking at its finest! Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: MD14: Not All Blacks Voting for Democrats ...
Marion Barry said it best: If they don’t do for the community, then vote them out!
I agree. And yes, I did vote, including for my first Independent and write-in, for that matter. What a refreshing feeling!
Republicans, Democrats and Independents - what an American mix! Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: MD14: VOTE for Change: Neverdon, Hogan, Rutherford
At least I can live honest and know that I did all that is within my power to effectuate real change in Baltimore and in Maryland. At least I tried to make black folks’ priorities resonate in the minds of elected officials as well as the broader public. Be wise and be sure to make your vote count.
ENDORSEMENT: And so I ask that you, the voter, cast your vote for much-needed change in Baltimore and in Maryland. Write-in Neverdon for Baltimore State’s Attorney; he is more than capable. And do vote for my friend, Boyd Rutherford, and his running mate, Larry Hogan, for governor. Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: MD14: 15-Year Veteran Attorney Russell Neverdon Aces Marc Steiner Interview on WEAA 88.9 FM (10.30.14) :: VOTE Neverdon!
Moments ago, Neverdon just aced a phenomenal interview on The Marc Steiner Show on www.WEAA.org.
He is clearly the best person for the job. Today, he succinctly explained his 5-point agenda (TRACE) which features regaining the community's trust. He stated that he has tried major cases on both the state and federal levels, unlike his opponent who has only 4 1/2 years as an Assistant State's Attorney with no major felony experience. Russell has been running a successful law practice of his own for the past 15 years. Prior to that, he has ample law enforcement, military and professional experience in a supervisory capacity over legions of people. Read in Full >>