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Rhonda Welsh performing so eloquently at #DenimDay in #Detroit
Apr 23

Rhonda Welsh performing so eloquently at #DenimDay in #Detroit

Here just purchased this fab blazer from @Thriftontheave on Cass in #Detroit I’m loving this store!
Apr 23

Here just purchased this fab blazer from @Thriftontheave on Cass in #Detroit I’m loving this store!

MAHOGANY JONES PRESENTS DENIM DAY DETROIT

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

5e Gallery @ The Commons
2661 Cass Ave
lower level
Detroit, MI 48201

Get your Jeans ready for Justice! Join us tomorrow to support sexual assault survivors and End The Backlog of Detroit’s 11,000 rape kits (DNA evidence). We can make our city safer starting tomorrow!

Join me along with PURE Magazine, BombaRica, 5e Gallery, and The Foundation for an evening of Music, Poetry, Talk Show-style Discussions, Games, Self Defense Demos, Denim Photo Shoots and more! There will be counseling available on site and all sorts of resources you can take home. DENIM DAY DETROIT will empower you!

Plus, be a part the main event: Record An Open Letter Video with us for the Detroit Police Chief & Mayor demanding a promise that Sexual Assault will NEVER AGAIN be shelved & neglected in Detroit.

Put on your Jeans. We’ve got work to do! See you tomorrow! Jeans + Justice
Can’t make it? Make a donation right here, right now on Eventbrite! Any amount welcome.

Please, share this event on Facebook and Twitter

Thanks,
Mahogany Jones 
Contact Jayne Smith (248) 919-8438 or APUREMovement@gmail.com
Apr 23

MAHOGANY JONES PRESENTS DENIM DAY DETROIT

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

5e Gallery @ The Commons
2661 Cass Ave
lower level
Detroit, MI 48201

Get your Jeans ready for Justice! Join us tomorrow to support sexual assault survivors and End The Backlog of Detroit’s 11,000 rape kits (DNA evidence). We can make our city safer starting tomorrow!

Join me along with PURE Magazine, BombaRica, 5e Gallery, and The Foundation for an evening of Music, Poetry, Talk Show-style Discussions, Games, Self Defense Demos, Denim Photo Shoots and more! There will be counseling available on site and all sorts of resources you can take home. DENIM DAY DETROIT will empower you!

Plus, be a part the main event: Record An Open Letter Video with us for the Detroit Police Chief & Mayor demanding a promise that Sexual Assault will NEVER AGAIN be shelved & neglected in Detroit.

Put on your Jeans. We’ve got work to do! See you tomorrow! Jeans + Justice
Can’t make it? Make a donation right here, right now on Eventbrite! Any amount welcome.

Please, share this event on Facebook and Twitter

Thanks,
Mahogany Jones
Contact Jayne Smith (248) 919-8438 or APUREMovement@gmail.com

Taking a quick selfie in our weekly meeting.
Apr 22

Taking a quick selfie in our weekly meeting.

T. Miller + Shamako Noble + DLabrie in #Detroit Feature at @5eGallery at The Commons Fundraiser for. @EMEAC

This Week we are Blessed to Feature: Award Winning Poet Natasha T. Miller + Hip Hop Congress Founder Shamako Noble w DLabrie.

Natasha T. Miller is currently ranked as the number 5 female slam poet in the world, She now produces the popular “Its Not About You Poetry Slam Series.” Recently she started her own publishing company “All I Wanna Say Publishing” and published her first book of quotes “Dreams Of A Beginner.” She is currently finishing her memoir titled “Rape, Suicide, God, and Poetry.” 
Read more about T. Miller, find her poetry, bio, images on her site: 
http://www.reverbnation.com/tmillerpoetry
Shamako Noble is a hip hop artist, cultural organizer and political theorist. As an activist and organizer he is best known for his work with the Hip Hop Congress. 
Read more about DLabrie, find his music, bio, & images on his site: 
http://shamakonoble.com
Known for sharp, witty, poetic and relevant rhymes, with diverse subject matter, that he calls “Bay, Universal (B.U) Hip Hop” 
DLabrie is also known for his work in the community with Hip Hop Congress (Deputy Director), and the Hip Hop Chess Federation (DLabrie penned one of the theme songs for HHCF). 
Read more about DLabrie, find his music, bio, & images on his site: http://www.dlabrie.com
Doors 9pm 
Feature #1 10:30pm 
Feature #2 12 midnight

About The Foundation of 5eGallery

This evening is dedicated to celebrating, supporting, and creating empowering images of Women through Performance, Film, Videos, Internet and other forms of media. Open Mic, Freestyle Cipher, Graffiti, B-Girls, showcases, special guests, & other surprises.

We are a Collective building a movement. We also support each other by meeting every week on to organize, workshop, strategize, discuss issues, do artist development, and connect as Sisters.

For more info: http://5egallery.org/the-foundation-celebrating-women-in-hip-hop
like our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/TheFoundationOf5eGalleryCelebratingWomenInHipHop
4th Anniversary video: Returning The Feminine To Hip Hop Culture http://youtu.be/X8Ds23sK9eY
Apr 22

T. Miller + Shamako Noble + DLabrie in #Detroit Feature at @5eGallery at The Commons Fundraiser for. @EMEAC

This Week we are Blessed to Feature: Award Winning Poet Natasha T. Miller + Hip Hop Congress Founder Shamako Noble w DLabrie.

Natasha T. Miller is currently ranked as the number 5 female slam poet in the world, She now produces the popular “Its Not About You Poetry Slam Series.” Recently she started her own publishing company “All I Wanna Say Publishing” and published her first book of quotes “Dreams Of A Beginner.” She is currently finishing her memoir titled “Rape, Suicide, God, and Poetry.”
Read more about T. Miller, find her poetry, bio, images on her site:
http://www.reverbnation.com/tmillerpoetry
Shamako Noble is a hip hop artist, cultural organizer and political theorist. As an activist and organizer he is best known for his work with the Hip Hop Congress.
Read more about DLabrie, find his music, bio, & images on his site:
http://shamakonoble.com
Known for sharp, witty, poetic and relevant rhymes, with diverse subject matter, that he calls “Bay, Universal (B.U) Hip Hop”
DLabrie is also known for his work in the community with Hip Hop Congress (Deputy Director), and the Hip Hop Chess Federation (DLabrie penned one of the theme songs for HHCF).
Read more about DLabrie, find his music, bio, & images on his site: http://www.dlabrie.com
Doors 9pm
Feature #1 10:30pm
Feature #2 12 midnight

About The Foundation of 5eGallery

This evening is dedicated to celebrating, supporting, and creating empowering images of Women through Performance, Film, Videos, Internet and other forms of media. Open Mic, Freestyle Cipher, Graffiti, B-Girls, showcases, special guests, & other surprises.

We are a Collective building a movement. We also support each other by meeting every week on to organize, workshop, strategize, discuss issues, do artist development, and connect as Sisters.

For more info: http://5egallery.org/the-foundation-celebrating-women-in-hip-hop
like our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/TheFoundationOf5eGalleryCelebratingWomenInHipHop
4th Anniversary video: Returning The Feminine To Hip Hop Culture http://youtu.be/X8Ds23sK9eY

AP Fashion: Meet Designer Sewra Kidane and her Waist Beads Collection – @AFROPUNK
http://www.afropunk.com/m/blogpost?id=2059274%3ABlogPost%3A1125550
Apr 21

AP Fashion: Meet Designer Sewra Kidane and her Waist Beads Collection – @AFROPUNK
http://www.afropunk.com/m/blogpost?id=2059274%3ABlogPost%3A1125550

Neneh Cherry - Blank Project - Later… with Jools Holland - BBC Two - @AFROPUNK
http://www.afropunk.com/video/neneh-cherry-blank-project-later-with-jools-holland-bbc-two
Apr 20

Neneh Cherry - Blank Project - Later… with Jools Holland - BBC Two - @AFROPUNK
http://www.afropunk.com/video/neneh-cherry-blank-project-later-with-jools-holland-bbc-two

NEW MUSIC: Blitz The Ambassador Inspires With “Love On The Run” ft. Nneka – @AFROPUNK
Ghananian rapper/producer Blitz The Ambassador delivers the last gem, “Love On The Run” off his upcoming album Afropolitan Dreams. + Nigerian Emcee/Vocalist Nneka.
http://www.afropunk.com/m/blogpost?id=2059274%3ABlogPost%3A1125201
Apr 20

NEW MUSIC: Blitz The Ambassador Inspires With “Love On The Run” ft. Nneka – @AFROPUNK
Ghananian rapper/producer Blitz The Ambassador delivers the last gem, “Love On The Run” off his upcoming album Afropolitan Dreams. + Nigerian Emcee/Vocalist Nneka.
http://www.afropunk.com/m/blogpost?id=2059274%3ABlogPost%3A1125201

Come win this $300 tonight at The Women in Poetry Slam! #openMic @5egallery #Detroit 4605 Cass Ave 48201
Apr 19

Come win this $300 tonight at The Women in Poetry Slam! #openMic @5egallery #Detroit 4605 Cass Ave 48201

$500 Cash Prize Detroit’s 1st B-Girl Battle! “Diaminds in the Rough” The Foundation of 5e Gallery: Celebrating Women in Hip Hop 5th Anniversary http://www.neptix.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=www.event&eventID=6157 May 31, 2014 Battle Registration starts 4pm
Apr 19

$500 Cash Prize Detroit’s 1st B-Girl Battle! “Diaminds in the Rough” The Foundation of 5e Gallery: Celebrating Women in Hip Hop 5th Anniversary http://www.neptix.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=www.event&eventID=6157 May 31, 2014 Battle Registration starts 4pm