Dyra Wolf sings Autumn Leaves, Bust Your Windows, Sweet Thing
In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Reginald F. Lewis' historic billion dollar deal and his PBS documentary Loida Nicolas Lewis, his widow, shares the secrets of his success in our revealing and up-close exclusive interview about "The Man & His Legacy" on INSIDE NEW YORK! WNET premiered Pioneers: Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire on Friday, February 16th. The documentary chronicles the life and legacy of business pioneer, philanthropist and titan Reginald F. Lewis. Lewis, a Harvard Law School graduate, who rose to prominence as a lawyer, venture capitalist, and leader of the global food company TLC Beatrice International. Special Thanks to WNET/WLIW for post-production support. Tune in to INSIDE NEW YORK every week. INSIDE NEW YORK is broadcast every Saturday at 8:30 pm and Monday at 11:30 am on MNNHD (Spectrum 1993), MNN2 (Spectrum 56, RCN 83, FiOS 34) and streaming live on mnn.org [CLICK] Livestream. http://bitly.com/MNNHDnew Follow us on Facebook at Inside New York and Twitter @InsideNewyorkTV to receive advance notices and SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel above so that you can win tickets and always be the first to learn about African-American legends and the best in New York! 2018 Copyright INSIDE NEW YORK. All rights reserved.
A new documentary "Pioneers: Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire" chronicles the life and legacy of business pioneer, philanthropist and titan Reginald F. Lewis. A Harvard Law School graduate, Lewis rose to prominence as a lawyer, financier, and leader of the global food company TLC Beatrice International. Lewis was the first African American ever to close an overseas billion dollar leveraged buyout deal. Lewis paved the way for future entrepreneurs and black leaders through his life's work until his untimely death. Tonight Loida Nicolas Lewis, wife of Reginald F. Lewis and chair of Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, joins us to shed light on his rich legacy. Please SUBSCRIBE if you enjoyed: http://bit.ly/2vjGLX9 **More info & videos below** For full episodes, check out http://metrofocus.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetroFocus Twitter: https://twitter.com/MetroFocus ----------------- MetroFocus is a multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. The MetroFocus television program features news, smart conversations, in-depth reporting, content from many partners and solutions-oriented reports from the community. Major areas of coverage include sustainability, education, science and technology, the environment, transportation, poverty and underserved communities. MetroFocus.org amplifies that reporting with daily updates and original stories that also cover culture, government and politics, the economy, urban development and other news in the metropolitan region. -----------------
Reginald Lewis’ wife discusses her husband’s creation of his international business. (Taped: 01/22/1996) African-American Legends profiles prominent African-Americans in the arts, in politics, the social sciences, sports, community service, and business. Watch more at http://www.cuny.tv/show/africanamericanlegends AAL96005
Making SkyBreak is AVAILABLE at: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/makingskybreak Through 'Making SkyBreak' (by Digifé), explore Zo!'s hometown of Detroit and venture directly behind the scenes to learn about his humble beginnings. Tour his home studio in Washington D.C., and travel to a host of cities from LA to Raleigh, NC to sit down with the crew of talented songwriters, producers, and vocalists who helped create the amazing album. Get ready to take a journey through SkyBreak, one of the greatest contemporary soul albums of the year. Screening Dates: Mar 12 - Sandaga 813 in DALLAS, TX (Q&A with Zo!) Mar 15 - Harold Ramis Screening Room (The Second City) in CHICAGO, IL (Q&A with Zo!) Mar 16 - Harold Ramis Screening Room (The Second City) in CHICAGO, IL (Q&A with Zo!) Mar 19 - Harold Ramis Screening Room (The Second City) in CHICAGO, IL (Q&A with Zo!) Mar 29 - The Detroit Public Library in DETROIT, MI (Q&A with Zo!) Jun 23 - Era Art Bar & Lounge in OAKLAND, CA (Q&A with Zo!) Jun 25 - Leimert Park in LOS ANGELES, CA (MECCAcon Film Festival) Aug 5 - Drexel Theatre in COLUMBUS, OH (Columbus Black International Film Festival - *Best Documentary Film Winner*) Aug 18 - Miracle Theater in WASHINGTON, DC (DC Black Film Festival - *Best Documentary Feature Winner*) Sept 16 - The Detroit Public Library (Main Branch) in DETROIT, MI (MECCAcon Film Festival) Sept 23 - York Amphitheatre in MONTREAL, QC (MECCAcon Film Festival) Sept 24 - Shaker Square Cinemas in CLEVELAND, OH (Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival) Oct 8 - Reginald F. Lewis Museum in BALTIMORE, MD (Baltimore Int'l Black Film Festival) (Q&A) Oct 15 - Bergland Auditorium (Indiana University Northwest) in GARY, IN (Gary Int'l Black Film Festival) Oct 19 - Moods Music in ATLANTA, GA (Q&A with Zo!) Oct 21 - William A. Kerr Foundation in ST. LOUIS, MO (Q&A with Zo!) Oct 21 - Marbles Kids Museum in RALEIGH, NC (Raleigh Film and Art Festival) Oct 21 - William Doo Auditorium in TORONTO, ON (MECCAcon Film Festival) Nov 18 - Row Rouse Cinema in PITTSBURGH, PA (Q&A with Zo!) Jan 12 - Green Mill Social Club in HOUSTON, TX (Q&A with Zo!) Jan 27 - Black Box Theater in DENTON, TX (Denton Black Film Festival) Feb 22 - PhillyCAM in Philadelphia, PA (Q&A with Zo!) Mar 18 - Blackburn Center @ Howard University in WASHINGTON D.C. (MECCAcon Film Festival) Tickets available at http://zo3hree5ive.com 'Making SkyBreak' Film Produced by Digital Café 2018 Black Reel Awards nominations for: Outstanding Independent Documentary Outstanding Song - "Starlight" by Zo! featuring Phonte
at the Reginald F Lewis Museum Baltimre Maryland on December 7, 2012
Remarks at the 70th Birthday Celebration of Reginld F Lewis
Local Jazz artist Eric Marner performs some sweet sounds