Feb 10 – Feb 23, 2022
Stand with Whoopi: ABC Turns Off a Learning Moment
Yet, ABC News reports America had an insurrection and Guinea-Bissau, on the homeland, had a failed coup. The Republican National Committee said those involved in the American failed White nationalist coup were involved in a "legitimate political discourse." Yet, unlike Goldberg’s boss, Kim Goodwin, we are not shutting these voices down.
Nine Longevity Secrets and Practices From Around the World
Perhaps you’ve heard about the Blue Zones, five very special places around the world with the highest percentage of centenarians. A group of researchers went into these communities to learn more about their longevity secrets and discovered that the lifestyles of their centenarian residents had nine specific characteristics in common.
Bachata, Born in Africa, Developed in the DR, Rocking the Globe
After about four hours of dance classes, the social or open dancing organized by DCBX was on until 3a with about 60 people representing diverse ethnicities and age groups. The organizers say pre-COVID participation was around 6,000 people, from all 50 states, and 36 countries.
Dear Mapel Finally at Mosaic Theater
Subscriptions to Port Of Harlem are at their highest levels ever. Port Of Harlem Talk Radio got its first supporter. Our Facebook likes exceed 5,800, the most ever. The debut of our new email format with the Oct 07–Oct 20, 2021 issue brought us a spectacular 42.5 percent open rate. The last issue beat that with an open rate of 45 percent.
We conduct our first POH Talk Radio interview across the pond with Liberian Rufus S. Berry II as Liberians celebrate their bicentennial. Robin Givhan’s interview with the late André Leon Talley is old, but worth the watch. “This Little Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer” finally makes it to PBS. The Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore has a new exhibit: Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.
Interestingly, politics took center stage with readers on two platforms. Visitors to our website, took interest in a financial article and interview with Arlo Washington (pictured). Our lead story on POH contributor T. Michael Colbert’s release from prison was number one and we exceeded our GoFundMe goals. We will report the results in the next issue. Thanks!