“Here and Now” on WABC-TV with Dr. Brenda Greene

Earlier today, Dr. Brenda Greene (hip-hop artist Talib Kweli has inherited his mother’s brilliant oratory genes) and I were guests on Here and Now on WABC-TV, hosted by Sandra Bookman. We were there to promote the forthcoming 12th bi-annual National Black Writers Conference, going down at Medgar Evers college in Brooklyn, where I’ll be sitting on a panel titled Shifting …

This Saturday, October 5: Two Panels, Two Festivals, One Borough

This Saturday, October 5, I’ll be heading straight from an early morning sparring session—I’m gearing up for this year’s Haymakers for Hope charity fight—to my first of two panels in Brooklyn. The first is the COMADRES & COMPADRES Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. I’ll be sitting on a nonfiction panel at 2:00PM sharp with the writer and fellow …