Meet Ilyasah Shabazz on Oct. 23!

Ready for the next DreamLeapers event!? Ilyasah Shabazz and I will be talking about her parents (Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz), the writing process, and the future of our culture. To register, visit bit.ly/DLShabazz   Tue, October 23, 2018 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST JCC Harlem 318 West 118th Street New York, NY […]

Twanna Harris | “DREAMLEAPERS WITH HARRIETTE COLE” ON WBAI

Check out the latest episode of “DreamLeapers with Harriette Cole”! On July 13, I had an interesting talk with Twanna Harris. We chatted about the “Atlanta Beltline,” community displacement in working class Black neighborhoods, and the launch of Harlem Hops, a Black-owned beer bar in Harlem. Listen to our full interview above! FYI, my new radio […]

Jussara Lee & SekouWrites | “DreamLeapers With Harriette Cole” on WBAI

  Check out my latest episode of “DreamLeapers with Harriette Cole” on WBAI 99.5 FM! This week, I talked to veteran fashion designer Jussara Lee about her ability to create wearable works of art from old clothes and how she started over after losing everything. This week’s SWEETEST THING? Budding jewelry designer SekouWrites and […]

Morris Hayes & Martha McBrayer | “DreamLeapers With Harriette Cole” on WBAI

Check out my latest episode of “DreamLeapers with Harriette Cole” on WBAI 99.5 FM! I talked to Morris Hayes about being Prince’s band leader and lawyer Martha McBrayer (pictured) about the legalities surrounding sexual harassment. Listen to the full interview below.

DreamLeapers Panel: Don’t Let Sexual Harassment Derail Your Dream

My latest DreamLeapers Panel topic (Don’t Let Sexual Harassment Derail Your Dream) was suggested to me by a friend. I thought it might be too heavy but the #metoo movement is challenging long-held assumptions about acceptable behavior and I thought I could add a new perspective. Thankfully I had a few fantastic panelists to help me. I […]