Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans’

Ruby Walks in Hunts Point

Civil Rights Heroine Ruby Bridges Now Walks in the Bronx

*Below is an¬†excerpt of a story I wrote for The¬†Hunts Point Express, a Bronx-based newspaper. You can read the full story by clicking on the link at the end.* Pedestrians on Hunts Point Avenue next to Bruckner Boulevard can now walk with a civil rights heroine by their side. A multi-paneled mural depicting six-year-old Ruby […]

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We’re On Hiatus, But Stay Tuned

As The Who’s World Media Project celebrates its two-year anniversary this month, I’ll be, regretfully, slowing down on blog posts. There’s a lot of plans in the works later this year and I’ll be using the summer to prepare for these changes. The biggest change is transitioning from an international educator to being a media […]

The Guld Aid All-Stars

Music Spotlight – Ain’t My Fault by the Gulf Aid All-Stars

The oil giant BP (British Petroleum) agreed to a settlement of approximately $7.8 billion in damages to individuals March 2nd, 2012 for the largest maritime oil spill in history back in April 2010. In the wake of the BP oil spill, the nonprofit Gulf Aid was formed to provide relief to affected fishing communities and […]