Police Searching for Missing Washington Heights Man

Police Searching for Missing Washington Heights Man

February 16, 2012 3:29pm | By Carla Zanoni, DNAinfo Social Media Editor
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Gregory Flood, 58, was last seen near his apartment on West 162nd Street on Feb. 10, police said. (NYPD)

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS Police are searching for a man who was last seen leaving his Washington Heights home last week.

Gregory Flood, 58, is described as 5-foot-9 tall and weighs approximately 210 lbs. He is African-American and has a mustache.

Flood was last seen at approximately 7 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10, when leaving his home on West 162nd Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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Cornel West Joins Dozens of Protesters in Stop-and-Frisk Court Fight

Cornel West Joins Dozens of Protesters in Stop-and-Frisk Court Fight

February 16, 2012 2:20pm | By Shayna Jacobs, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

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MANHATTAN CRIMINAL COURT Activist Cornel West and about than two-dozen opponents of the NYPD’s controversial stop and frisk policy will be showing strength in numbers at a criminal trial expected to begin in April.

At a Manhattan Criminal Court hearing Thursday, West refused to take a conditional dismissal offer for disorderly conduct charges.

The renowned Princeton University professor and activist, had been among a group of 200 demonstrators opposing the policy who gathered in front of the state building on 125th Street in Harlem on Oct. 21, 2011. About 34 were arrested.

Critics charge that stop and frisk, which allows police to search people who they believe are involved in crimes, unfairly targets members of minority communities and is a clear violation of the civil rights of people who are searched.

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BHM Program at the Schomburg Center & 19th NYAFF

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African Film Festival, Inc.

WINTER COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

December 21st, 2011 – March 19th, 2012

AFF IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY

(Broken Stones – Dir. Guetty Felin)

SCHOMBURG CENTER BLACK HISTORY MONTH CO-PRESENTATION

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd

*

CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF ZORA NEALE HURSTON’S
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24th – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28th

*

SAVE THE DATE:

19TH NEW YORK AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11th – MONDAY, MAY 28th

NEXT THURSDAY!

African Film Festival, Inc.

&

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Present:

SCHOMBURG CENTER BLACK HISTORY MONTH CO-PRESENTATION

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd

7:00 p.m.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard (at 135th)

New York, New York 10037

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(Broken Stones – Dir. Guetty Felin)

BROKEN STONES*
Guetty Felin, Haiti/France/US, 2012, 61 min.
The oldest neighborhood of the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Quartier Cathédrale (Catheral Quarter) was the most devastated sector in the city, it is also where the bulk of the documentary Broken Stones was shot. With its erected columns and open air, the ruins of the cathedral resembles an amphitheater where the daily realities of Haitian life unfolds. Amidst the vestige of what was once the most beautiful cathedrals in the entire Caribbean, children play, women pray, some carry pails and jugs of water from the nearby tap, a white man dressed in black hooded priest garb appears out of nowhere, followed by a cameraman, foreign missionaries snap pictures as they pray for lost souls in a house of worship, men and women roam almost aimlessly in this post-apocalyptic decor…These images are amongst the impressionist moments interwoven into the narrative fabric of this captivating documentary.

Panel discussion with the filmmaker and guest panelists will follow the screening.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and raised in New York, Guetty Felin is an award-winning, independent filmmaker, teacher and film curator.

*Special Preview Screening

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

For more information about the series, visit – www.africanfilmny.org

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WNYC Presents:

CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF ZORA NEALE HURSTON’S
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24th – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28th

The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space

44 Charlton Street (Between Vandam St. and Charlton St.)

New York, NY 10014

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Celebrate this seminal work from the American literary canon with live theater, conversations and more this season from The Greene Space.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24th at 7:00 PM

I, TOO, SING AMERICA: LANGSTON AND ZORA’S UNSUNG COLLABORATION

I, Too, Sing America: Langston And Zora’s Unsung Collaboration Host Terrance McKnight explores the music of the era through the lens of Langston Hughes and his close and controversial relationship with Zora Neale Hurston.

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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 29th & THURSDAY, MARCH 1st

at 7:00 PM

THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD: A RADIO DRAMA

Starring Brandon Dirdon, Phylicia Rashad, Roslyn Ruff, Leslie Uggams and others. Radio drama adapted by Arthur Yorinks.

Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14th at 6:00 PM

A LITERARY SALON

Mix and mingle and enjoy readings from Their Eyes Were Watching God by poet and actor Carl Hancock Rux.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28th at 7:00 PM

WOMEN WRITERS ON THE HORIZON

A conversation with Alice Walker, Sonia Sanchez and Ruby Dee, moderated by Zora Neale Hurston’s niece, Lucy Anne Hurston.

For more information about the series, visit – thegreenespace.org

Presented by WNYC

Co-Presented by African Film Festival, Inc.

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SAVE THE DATE:

19TH NEW YORK AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11th – MONDAY, MAY 28th

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(Stocktown X South Africa– Dir. Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft) Please save the date. The 19th New York African Film Festival will commence in April 2012, with a dynamic presentations of films and live performances. More information will be available in the coming weeks.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, APRIL 5th

WNYC Jerome L. Greene Space

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11th – TUESDAY, APRIL 17th

Walter Reade Theater @ Lincoln Center

THURSDAY, APRIL 19th

Institute of African Studies @ Columbia University

FRIDAY, MAY 4th & SATURDAY, MAY 5th

Maysles Cinema Institute

FRIDAY, MAY 25th – MONDAY, MAY 28th

BAMcinématek @ BAM Rose Cinemas

For more information on our programming, please contact us by phone or email or check our social networking sites:

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for in-depth information on films, including photos…

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for up-to-the-minute updates during the festival…

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For over twenty years, African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) has bridged the divide between post-colonial Africa and the American public through the medium of film. AFF’s unique place in the international arts community is distinguished not only by leadership in festival management but by a comprehensive approach to the advocacy of African film and culture. AFF established the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) in 1993 with Film Society of Lincoln Center. The New York African Film Festival is presented annually at the Walter Reade Theater by African Film Festival, Inc. and Film Society of Lincoln Center, in association with Brooklyn Academy of Music. AFF also produces a series of local, national, and international programs throughout the year.

African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) arts organization.

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Today’s offering is a clip from songstress Lena Horne taken From the 1943 all black musical

Today’s offering is a clip from songstress Lena Horne taken
From the 1943 all black musical “Stormy Weather”, in which she
Stared opposite tap dancing legend Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson.

Video:

http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/866.html

– Lester Perkins
Jazz on the Tube

P.S. Please share Jazz on the Tube with your
Friends and colleagues.

If they like jazz, they’re going to love this.

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