New York’s West Indian Day Parade

Photo by Multi Cultural Cooking Network

The Flags were abundant and pride overflowing at the West Indian Parade.  Bright color outfits, loud music and thousands of people help to make Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway the place to be on Labour Day.  Festival goers can expect various Caribbean foods to be sold but this year there was a new twist on Caribbean food.  A pair of vendors sold Jew-maican kosher jerk chicken READ MORE.

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MCCN Tackles Childhood Obesity Solutions with Alli B

Allie  is MCCN’s teen spokesperson for childhood obesity.  She will be providing solutions for healthy after-school and summer snack choices. 

Alliance For Digital Media Equality Summit – LA

The Alliance for Digital Equality met on January 15 at University of Southern California with a crowd consisting of politicians, executives, celebrities and people concerned about the digital divide.

The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) is a non-profit consumer advocacy organization that serves to facilitate and ensure equal access to technology in underserved communities. Hill Harper, Tavis Smiley and CNN’s Mario Armstrong served as moderators for the day long conference. Other celebrities in attendance included Malik Yoba, Sheila E. and several mayors from across the United States including Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigoisa. Read More and See pictures, of Hill Harper, Malik Yoba and Sheila E.:

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New We Are the World Recording Session

The new We are the World video directed by Paul Haggis and featuring 70 stars including LL Cool J, Carlos Santanna, Barbara Streisand, Lil Wayne, Vince Vaugn, Jamie Foxx, Celine Dion and many more will debut at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

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