#CloserToOurDream Performance Gala is proudly hosted by Gha’il Rhodes Benjamin.
“…the first Women’s Rights Movement, you could really trace its origins from the Abolition Movement, because women, as Garrison said, were the best foot soldiers of abolition. You know, they are the ones who out-sign men in abolitionist petitions virtually… Continue Reading
Did You know? Did you know #Brooklyn was a major location on the #UndergroundRailroad, and its Abolitionist history is located on Duffield Street, aka 227 Abolitionist Place? Come celebrate its history with dance and theater at #CloserToOurDream Performance Gala on… Continue Reading
Celebrate Brooklyn’s Black History Month by purchasing tickets or donating to 227 Abolitionist Place’s Closer To Our Dream Performance Gala. A portion of proceeds go to Brooklyn’s only underground railroad museum dedicated to the preservation of abolitionist history. BUY TICKETS… Continue Reading
As a child I use to visit my paternal grandma in Philadelphia. She would tell me stories of our family and of being a direct descendant of Frederick Douglas. She often shared these precious moments while throwing down a full… Continue Reading
Today represents the fifth principle of the Nguzo Saba “Nia” (Purpose): To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community, in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness! I greet you by saying,… Continue Reading
Greetings Family, and Happy Kwanzaa! Today represents the fourth principle of the Nguzo Saba, “UJAMAA” (COOPERATIVE ECONOMICS): To build and maintain our own stores shops, and other businesses, and to profit from them together! I greet you by saying, “Habari… Continue Reading