Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr.

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2017-08-12T18:28:59+00:00

Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. Presents "Nonviolence in a Time of Civil Unrest: Yesterday and Today" An original Freedom Rider. This is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever, seen through the eyes of a 20 year old college student, Bernard Lafayette. From May until November, more than [...]

Deputy Chief Jay Jonas, FDNY

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2017-08-12T18:31:28+00:00

Deputy Chief Jay Jonas, FDNY On the morning of September 11th, 2001, the day began no differently than any other for Ladder Co. 6 in the Chinatown section of New York City, Then at 8:48 A.M., the first of two planes crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Ladder Co. 6 arrived [...]

Stephanie Covington Armstrong

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2017-10-10T20:55:03+00:00

Stephanie Covington Armstrong Stephanie Covington Armstrong is a playwright and screenwriter. Her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, vividly describes her struggle as a black women with bulimia. Her battle with an eating disorder takes a unique perspective as this disease is consistently portrayed as a white women's problem. This insightful and [...]