Radio exec Kenny Dees (left) and media personality George Kilpatrick took time to catch up near the main stage at Clinton Square earlier today. Kilpatrick helped organize the modern Juneteenth Celebration in Syracuse (back when it was held on South Avenue).
Actor/producer Anthony Anderson came to Syracuse University this evening and recalled his journey from Compton to Hollywood (via Howard University). He broke down his own real-life bro mitzvah operation, as well as how he and his Black-ish co-creator Kenya Barris mine the details of their first-generation mega success into story ideas (Barris’s wife is named Rainbow). Anderson was a guest of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity for the Truth Be Told Program.
Harry Allen, writer, photographer and hip hop historian completed a two-day residence at Syracuse University and ended it by showing some of his vintage Golden Era pictures at Waston Theater last night.