Frontiers Feature Kevin Powell
Described as a prolific writer, leader and motivational speaker, Powell, also known as the Hip-Hop Historian, has just released his latest book, “The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life.”
Oliver Pinkard, president of the Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club, said, “If you as an individual or organization have responsibility for young males, get them to this breakfast. You will not be disappointed.”
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The breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 19 in the Plainfield High School cafeteria, with parking and entry on the Kenyon Avenue side of the building at 950 Park Avenue. Tickets are $16 for general admission and $12 for seniors or students. For more information, call (908) 756-4663 or (908) 868-8704.
Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs will give the welcome address and Dr. Steve Gallon III, superintendent of Plainfield public schools, will give a statement on education.
The event is a prime opportunity for Plainfielders and friends to socialize over a hearty breakfast before a symbolic march to the high school auditorium. The keynote speech is expected to take place at about 11 a.m. The documentary, “Eyes on the Prize,” will be screened while the audience assembles.
The event will also include scholarship awards to outstanding students and all proceeds will go to future scholarships for Plainfield High School students.
According to organizers, the Plainfield Frontiers International event is the longest-running Martin Luther King Jr. tribute in New Jersey.