- February Barbershop - Art Exhibit and Conversation
Ericka Hagan (a.k.a. Egypt), is an emerging artist from Los Angeles, California. Taking her passion in art to another level, she recently moved to NYC where she held her first solo exhibition at Java Studios Gallery in Brooklyn. Her artwork is influenced by society, culture, historical figures, street art, and life experiences. Egypt is well known for her vibrant colors and powerful images. Today, Egypt continues to work on numerous projects, while exhibiting her artwork as well as interacting with her huge fan base. Egypt's goal is to inspire others with her artwork, showing the reality of life and that any dream you have in life, is possible to achieve.
- November's Barbershop - The Struggle Continues
Feeling discouraged, like you cannot make it? Feeling like no one understands your struggle? Are the pressures of your life beginning to stress you out? You are not alone. Come out and hear how others, just like you have managed to see their way through the storm.
- NAFME Lecture - Hip Hop and American History
Confronting the Politics of Abandonment: Hip Hop and American History, From South Bronx to Ferguson, Missouri.
- You Are Not Alone - Mental Health Workshop
The York College Male Initiative Program is extremely proud to sponsor this much needed discussion on mental health among students of under-represented populations, particularly Black and Latino males. Join mental health advocate and speaker Hakeem Rahim as we discuss various areas of mental health, including: depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, and more.
- The Barbershop
You Are Not Alone, The Documentary. This very important film explores the various social factors that contribute to depression among Black gay men.