Sister 2 Sister Magazine Bridges Generational Gaps with Hip-Hop Influencers and High-Powered Elected Officials.Entertainment Editors/Business Editors
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 18, 2003
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The 5th Annual Intergenerational in·ter·gen·er·a·tion·al
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address issues that impact today's youth
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The luncheon and awards ceremony, hosted by syndicated radio personality Russ Parr of the Russ Parr Morning Show and Jay Cooper formerly of BET's Teen Summit, will kick off with an invocation by none other than Reverend Run from Run DMC DMC Devil May Cry (video game)
DMC Detroit Medical Center
DMC Darryl McDaniels (rapper)
DMC Destination Management Company
DMC Del Mar College (Corpus Christi, TX) and wrap up with a rendition from deep-soul diva and award recipient Angie Stone.
A five-year tradition for Sister 2 Sister's Jamie Foster Brown, honorees at the event are selected for their individual success and contributions to African-American culture and quality of life. Honorees are paired in brotherhood and sisterhood to share their experiences, create good works and begin the process of unifying by example.
"Our goal is to bridge the gap between the baby-boomer and hip-hop generations," said Brown. "As a mother of two hip-hop generation sons, I've seen first hand the communication gap that can emerge between the generations. That gap can represent a missed opportunity to reach our young people and focus in on important issues that our young people deal with."
This year's honorees and featured guests will include the following celebrities, movers and shakers: DC Mayor Anthony Williams; Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY); Baby of Cash Money along with the rest of the crew (Nivea, Lil' Wayne, Mannie Fresh and Slim); Angie Stone, R&B Singer; Congresswoman Carolyn Kilpatrick (D-MI); Reverend Run from Run DMC; gospel group Virtue of Verity Records; FUBU FUBU For Us By Us (clothing brand)
FUBU Fouled Up Beyond Understanding (polite form)
FUBU Fouled Up Beyond Use (polite form)
FUBU Fouled Up By User executives Keith Perrin, Co-Founder/Vice President FB Entertainment; Daymond John, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. FUBU; Carl Brown, Co-Founder/ President FB Entertainment and J. Alexander Martin, Executive Vice President of FUBU.
In a letter of praise to Ms. Brown about the Intergenerational Celebration, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) wrote--
"As the former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Congressional Black Caucus, organization of African-American members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Founded in 1970, it addresses legislative concerns of African Americans and other minority citizens, such as employment, welfare reform, minority business , I remember when you first launched the Intergenerational Celebration...I will never forget being paired with Queen Latifah. It opened my eyes to the way many of our young people experience society today, and it was especially eye-opening to see the influence someone like Queen has on today's youth. The event triggered an explosion of positive dialogue that turned the nation's attention to some extremely important issues including the communications breakdown between generations, stereotyping, racial profiling The consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin by an officer of the law in deciding when and how to intervene in an enforcement capacity.
Police officers often profile certain types of individuals who are more likely to perpetrate crimes. , police brutality and many others."
This highly praised event works to "Bridge the Communication Gap" by making connections between generations and also recognizes high-profile influencers from different generations, professions and the legislative leadership of The Congressional Black Caucus.
Each year, honorees are selected for their individual success and contributions to African-American culture and quality of life. Honorees are paired in brotherhood and sisterhood to share their experiences and create good works. Past honorees and guests include noted celebrities, politicians and business leaders such as Lil' Kim and BET President and COO Debra Lee, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Queen Latifah, Former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman and Mary J. Blige, DaBrat, Lil' Bow Wow and Judge Greg Mathis, Bizzy Bone and Congressman John Conyers, Master P and NAACP NAACP
in full National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Oldest and largest U.S. civil rights organization. It was founded in 1909 to secure political, educational, social, and economic equality for African Americans; W.E.B. Du Bois and Ida B. President and CEO Kweisi Mfume, Jermaine Dupri, and many more.
In addition to celebrities and elected officials, the following schools and organizations have agreed to attend, Alliance of Concerned Men, B.A.D. Kids (Bold, Ambitious and Determined), Best Friends Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capitol Area, Clark Elementary (DCPS DCPS District of Columbia Public Schools
DCPS Duval County Public Schools
DCPS Defense Civilian Pay System (US DoD)
DCPS Digital Copy Protection System
DCPS Defense Civilian Payroll System
DCPS Data-Centric Publish-Subscribe ), From Streets to Skills Social Services, Inc., Stanton Elementary (DCPS) and Woodson High School (DCPS).
Later that night, Sister 2 Sister will host the Intergenerational Celebration Afterglow afterglow
small amounts of light emitted by a phosphor after the stimulating radiation has ceased. Seen in x-ray intensifying screens and fluoroscopic screens. Party, sponsored by Remy Martin. The party will be held from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. ET, at the Zanzibar Skyclub, 700 Water Street, SW, Washington, DC.
"Remy Martin is committed to supporting events that have a positive impact on the Urban community," says Remy Martin National Promotion Manager, Todd Wasserman. "The Sister 2 Sister Intergenerational event is important to both baby-boomers and the hip hop generation and Remy Martin is proud to participate in this annual program."
The Sister 2 Sister Intergenerational Celebration is sponsored by the following generous corporations: Gold Sponsors: Blockbuster and DaimlerChrysler; Bronze Sponsors: Amtrak Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corp., authorized to operate virtually all intercity passenger railroad routes in the United States. Amtrak was created by Congress in 1970 in response to more than two decades of continuous operating deficits by privately run , Anheuser Busch, Cash Money, Chevy Chase Bank
Tickets for the event are $150 before September 17th, and $250 thereafter. The ticket price includes admission to the VIP reception immediately before the luncheon.
For interview opportunities with any of the featured guests and press credentials contact Michelle Starr at 469.948.0119 (Dallas office), 469.766.7641 (wireless phone), firstname.lastname@example.org (wireless e-mail).
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S2S So to Speak
S2S Side to Side
S2S System to System
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The event will be held from 1 p.m.- 3p.m. ET at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. during the Congressional Black Caucus' 33rd Annual Legislative Conference. Members of the media, please arrive by NOON to sign in and receive credentials that will allow you into the VIP reception, access to featured guest, the luncheon and the Afterglow at the Zanzibar Skybar from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. ET.