May 2010

SHOW US YOUR DRY EYE AND WIN TIX TO THE ROOTS PICNIC!

WIN TWO TICKETS TO THE ROOTS PICNIC ON JUNE 5 by posting your DRY EYE!

Cafe Habana Outpost party: Fort Greene, BK

IT’S OFFICIAL! The Roots + Talib Kweli + BDEC + Blitz the Ambassador = SUMMER HOTNESS @ Celebrate Brooklyn!

The Roots headline this World Cup party @ Celebrate Brooklyn (Prospect Park), which celebrates the first time in its 80-year history the tournament will take place on African soil. With a kick-off by Sahr Ngaujah, the star of Fela! on Broadway, the show features performances by artists from all corners of the Diaspora, including host […]

Corey Booker: the great mayor of Newark, and latest BDEC fan

At his Hiro Ballroom fundraiser in NYC, at which the Dry Eye Crew were well represented (see photo), Cory Booker gave an inspiring¬†speech, and referenced two African proverbs: If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. If they knock you down 6 times, get up 7. AFRICA […]

Ubuntu event = Massive Success

A message of thanks from the organizers to BDEC: “Thank you for being a part of our inaugural Rock the Bowl host committee.¬† The night was a huge success, which would not have been possible without your support and dedication to Ubuntu Education Fund. “We sold out the event, raised over $100,000.00, and had an […]