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  • Songs to Invoke Revolution 3

    Episode 35

    Curated by Shefik

    July 2, 2018 Revolution

    Sometimes it is all too easy to forget that the world really is revolving around you. Revolutions come, and they go. You are still here, with the arc of the future bending so far off in the distance, all you can see is the flat line of the horizon ahead.

    Guest Performers
    CR Capers — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Film

    CR Capers is the Founder and CEO of the award-winning Hip Hop Film Festival, named "Best of the Fests" for 2016. Her radio show and podcast, "Why You Mad Son?", has over three million listeners worldwide and boasts a legion of loyal fans.

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    Satomi Hofmann — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Theatre

    Satomi Hofmann is an actress, singer, musician, composer, and arranger living and working in the New York tri-state area. She is currently starring in "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway, with the role Wardrobe Mistress/Confidante.

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    Shanna Marie Wallace — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Ministry

    Shanna Marie Wallace is a Spiritual Interfaith Minister, who inspires in her classes, workshops, and guest speaking appearances. Her passionate and purposeful work has been featured in The Bronx Times, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Yahoo, and Tech Insider.

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    Sipho Gumbo — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Fashion

    Sipho Gumbo, the creator of Yangu Beauty, sought out a leading expert in skincare chemistry to help transform her authentic recipes into a skincare line for today's modern woman. At last, a skincare collection addressing the needs of women of color.

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    Marco Pavé — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Memphis, Tennessee native Marco Pavé is a gifted storyteller and musician, whose love for black folks, Memphis, and the South drives his genius. Essentially, he is Project Pat meets KRS-One, spitting an urban country consciousness with confidence.

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    Sam Allen — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Law Enforcement

    Sam Allen is a Community Liaison Officer at the City of Balch Springs, Texas. He served nearly 40 years as a police officer and administrator before retiring in 2008 and joining the police department of Balch Springs (located near Dallas).

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    Tawatha Agee — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Tawatha Agee was the lead singer from the band Mtume, whose soulful lead voice that was featured on their hit "Juicy Fruit". She has recorded with artists, including Céline Dion, Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Sting, David Bowie, Jewel, and R. Kelly.

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    Duration: 01:00:00

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  • Songs to Invoke Revolution 2

    Episode 25

    Curated by Shefik

    July 3, 2017 Revolution

    A revolution can mean many things. By themselves, underdogs likely had no idea of the ripples their actions would cause, of the turnings they would then set in motion, and the revolution they would ultimately undergo.

    Guest Performers
    AJ Woodson — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Literature

    AJ Woodson is Editor-In-Chief at Black Westchester and Co-Owner at Urban Soul Media Group, the parent company. He is a father, author, writer, rapper, radio personality, hip-hop historian, and a freelance journalist.

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    Michael Alig — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Art

    Michael Alig is an artist and party promoter, who served almost 17 years in prison for manslaughter. He was a co-founder and ringleader of the Club Kids, a group of New York City clubgoers that became a cultural phenomenon during the 1980s and 1990s.

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    Mr. Every Day — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Mr. Every Day came into the world by way of a Cherokee Indian mother and a Bahamian father. At the age of three, Mr. Every Day toured with Stevie Wonder and his godfather Gil Scott-Heron, who was the first recording artist signed by Clive Davis.

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    Sarah Dash — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Sarah Dash's first notable appearance was as a member of Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles. Dash has had a full career, moving from singer, to songwriter and session musician for famous bands that include Labelle, The Rolling Stones, and Keith Richards.

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    Carl Clay — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Theatre

    Recognized and awarded as a multi-discipline force, Carl Clay has produced over 350 plays, trained over 2000 actors, and has written and directed 25 films aimed at urban youth. He has produced over 40 jazz concerts.

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    Duration: 01:00:00

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  • Songs to Invoke Revolution

    Episode 1

    Curated by Shefik

    July 4, 2016 Revolution

    We all want to change the world. Well, most of us anyway. So, where do you stand, when others fall? As we talk about revolution, about the turning of tides from one wave to the next, let us drown ourselves, at least for a moment, in definition.

    Guest Performers
    Dan Bazile — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Television

    In March 2004, Dan Bazile joined the news team at WNYT (a television affiliate of NBC), where he anchors "Weekend Today". Prior to that, he spent several years as an actor and freelance writer before jumping into television news in 1999.

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    Preview Performers
    James McCrae — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Literature

    James McCrae is an award-winning strategist and author at the intersection of business, creativity, and consciousness. His book, "Sh#t Your Ego Says", is available through Hay House.

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    ½ Pint — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Son of Bazerk and No Self Control is an American hip-hop group consisting of Son of Bazerk, Almighty Jahwel, and ½ Pint. The group was formed by Hank Shocklee, a member of the production team Bomb Squad.

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    Historical Performers
    Malcolm X

    Activism

    To the admirers of Malcolm X, he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence.

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    Robert F. Kennedy

    Politics

    Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts. He served as the United States junior senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968.

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    Duration: 01:00:00

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