Community Greens

People of all colors discussing evergreen ideas.

14th Annual Hunts Point Parade

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We are the Routes of Resilience

SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, June 17, 2017
10am-5pm
To participate as a marcher, performer or vendor, contact:
THE POINT at 718 542 4139
www.thepoint.org

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No Pelo Malo

Bad Hair Does Not Exist/Pelo Malo No Existe! is about Cultural Solidarity through hair. It looks like a children’s book, however the message is a mature one.  It’s target demo is from the age of comprehension to adulthood.  The book is even more effective when I am able to deliver the message behind it. While in college, I was on a quest to find myself.  That is when I took on a project about my Garifuna culture, just to learn more about me.  It was at that point when a classmate labeled my type of hair as “malo/bad.” She had no idea what I was going through, nor the reality of my challenges as a black latina woman.  I have to admit, if the young lady and I had someone like me to come deliver the message of Bad Hair Does Not Exist – the class discussion would have never escalated to an argument. So please, I ask with all the respect in my heart not to “judge a book by its cover” or font size.  – Sulma Arzu-Brown, Author

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This deceptively simple book captures, and then kindly dismisses one of the most divisive issues in black and latino culture: our hair. Bad Hair Does Not Exist is a good read for anyone raising a child no matter what hair looks like. – Majora Carter, CEO of Majora Carter Group

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Harlem Uncaptured Adam Clayton Powell

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From New York to Oakland to Detroit and back again … This year’s #sixthannual #blackfarmersconference is happening right here in #eastharlem this Friday-Sunday, November 4-6, at Harlem Renaissance High School. Tomorrow’s events include tours of area community gardens, and featured speakers on Saturday include Savi Horne of the Land Loss Prevention Project, Owusu Bandele from the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, and Walter Hill of @tuskegeeuniversity. For details and tickets, see http://www.blackurbangrowers.org. #bugs #blackfarmers #urbangrowers #harlem

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Bronx Latin American Art

Longood Arts Gallery @Hostos

OPENING RECEPTION + First Wednesday Bronx Trolley
October 5, 2016 | 5-9pm

Exhibition
September 19 – December 7, 2016

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Bronx Council on the Arts

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It takes more than a village to raise a child in today's world. The world is more than flat or round or sun and moon. It's also the village on the other side of the river. The objects in the sky are different from that view. Community Greens, griot-like, tells a story. I invite you to share my view.

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