Originally posted on Words/Sound/Power:
Written by Howard School of Communications alum Pendarvis Harshaw, “OG TOLD ME” is a beautiful testament to the real role that black men play in our community. This is the role of educators, motivators, supporters, coaches, fathers to whole neighborhoods. This blog is a tool for youth to connect with the wisdom of their elders in a way that they might not have the foresight to initiate themselves. It creates a bridge over this huge generational gap in communication, by technologically bringing historical conversations between Harshaw and his subjects to youth directly.
This blog means a lot to me for two reasons :