“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
- Malcolm X
* Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925. On February 21, 1965, he was preparing to address the Organization of Afro-American Unity in Manhattan’s Audubon Ballroom when a man who was seated in the front row of the 400-person audience rushed forward and shot him. Then two other men charged the stage and shot Malcolm X several times. He was pronounced dead at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital at 3:30 pm.
A Public viewing was held at Harlem’s Unity Funeral Home from February 23 through February 26. Estimates of the number of mourners attending varied from 14,000 to 30,000. The funeral was held on February 27 at the Faith Temple of the Church of God in Christ in Harlem. A local television station broadcast the funeral live. Actor and activist Ossie Davis delivered the eulogy, where he described Malcolm X as “our shining black prince.”
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We ate at The Park 112 last Wednesday and cannot say enough good things about it. We were impressed with the menu, drinks, service and ambiance. To start with the place is nicely lit has a nice size bar, great drinks and the music was good too. For drinks I had the Park 112 and my husband The Upper Manhattan. For the appetizer I had the Jerk Lollipops and followed them with the Red Snapper tacos. Both were delicious. My husband started with the carrot and coconut soup and then had the chicken roll. He enjoyed both of them a lot. While we were there we were asked a couple of times by different staff members if all was well. We met the manager at the end and he was very nice too. We had a very enjoyable meal and time at The Park 112 and we welcome great food and service to Harlem Restaurant Row! We wish you much success as it is well deserved.
The Park 112
Address: 2080 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10026
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In honor of Black History Month and Valentine’s Day for the month of February “SOUL (one)” celebrates a compilation of soul, soul and more soul! Nothing fancy, no tricks or DJ effects just raw talent. The mix flows pretty smoothly throughout with back to back downtempo grooves ending with a couple ballads including “A Song For You” by Donny Hathaway. Check out the playlist below and hopefully “your song” is somewhere in the mix. If not I definitely have enough material for a SOUL (two) & (three) mix. Hopefully in March & April.
Celebrate Black History Month… and have a soulful, Happy Valentine’s Day!
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1) Worth It – Faith Evans
2) I’m Not Perfect – Missy Elliott ft. the Clark Sisters
3) Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away – Stevie Wonder
4) Fall In Love (Your Funeral) – Erykah Badu
5) Got 2 Be Down – Robin Thicke ft. Faith Evans
6) Nothing Can Come Between Us – Sade
7) Good Woman Down (special edit) – Mary J. Blige
8) I’m Still In Love With You – Al Green
9) Fool For You – Alice Smith
10) Georgy Porgy (original mix) – Eric Benet
11) Heard It All Before (extended) – Sunshine Anderson
12) Changes I’ve Been Going Through (original) – Mary J. Blige
13) Better and Better – Eric Benet
14) Do Your Time – Faith Evans
15) Moon Blue (Special Edit Mix) – Stevie Wonder
16) You And I – Vesta (RIP Vesta)
17) Heartbreak Hotel – Whitney Houston w/ Kelly Price & Faith (RIP Whitney)
18) A Song For You – Donny Hathaway
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