‘Tea Is Everything’ For Couple Behind Bed-Stuy Sanctuary Brooklyn Tea — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Sometimes, tea for two can turn into something much bigger. Tea brought Alfonso Wright and Jamila McGill together. “We started dating, and at that point, I didn’t know much about tea at all,” Jamila said. WEB EXTRA: Taking A Trip Through Time At McNulty’s Tea And Coffee Alfonso introduced her to fragrant…

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Bag Lady in Flight

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Art by David Hammons

I saw this abstract art at the Brooklyn Museum. While Hammons first presented his art  in the 70’s for many reasons outside of environment awareness, I think  abstract art using any type of bag now is needful.

I got a text from my sister instructing me to start a project with my students using just plastic bags.

How Reconstruction Still Shapes American Racism — TIME

During an interview with Chris Rock for my PBS series ­African American Lives 2, we traced the ancestry of several well-known African Americans. When I told Rock that his great-great-­grandfather Julius Caesar Tingman had served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War — enrolling on March 7, 1865, a little more than a…

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