Fort Greene Fest

Talib Kweli + Barack Obama

Summer won’t leave NYC alone (thank goodness). Last Saturday was a perfect day to do just about anything, but I spent it registering people to vote with some fine volunteers from the Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill neighborhoods.  There was a big party getting set up in the park, but we were not permitted to bring our table inside since we were unwilling/unable to provide the absurd $2000 fee charged to vendors. We were, however, able to circumvent this obstacle by setting up another voter registration spot on a pink blanket. Positioning ourselves directly in front of stage, we aimed at good visibility and having the best view of Talib Kweli and Jean Grae when they performed “Say Something.”

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September 13, 2007. Barack Obama, Live Music, New York City, Volunteering.

2 Comments

  1. Gunnar replied:

    Can we get Talib to open up for the rally on the 27th? Would that scare the non-young people, the media, and/or the middle of the country?
    Just a hopeful, self-serving idea to pass the time.

  2. mzgreen replied:

    Of course they would not be scared! Everyone and his or her mama LOVE Talib.

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