Posted by Jason Diamond By far the best press release of the day: Gary Grice aka GZA/The Genius, a founding member of rap supergroup the Wu-Tang Clan, will lecture about his Clan, his craft, and his creativity on Thursday, December 1 at 4 p.m. The lecture, hosted by the Harvard’s Black Men’s Forum, will be followed by Q&A and is open to the public. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
From Salon: The Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University is renowned for its all-star faculty and an alumni roster that reads like the guest list at the G-20 summit. But just because a school has impressive names doesn’t mean that it’s an impressive school. The “mid-career” program that serves its most august graduates — people like Ban Ki-moon, Felipe Calderón, and Paul Volcker — is, despite an impeccable pedigree, a cash cow that grants degrees for attending what is […]