Darlene Lewis, producer/writer and creator of futurenetworkproductions.com produces Celebrity Showcase tv, and GOTM (Girls/Guys on the Move, Harlem Stoop Talk, Harlem Gems, Hiphop Cook off the Hook television shows.
Les Payne, known for exclusive coverage of the Soweto Uprisings, the Patty Hearst Kidnapping, Revealing the Dirty 30 precinct and the drug trafficking in Harlem, is the founder and 4th president of the National Association of Black Journalists. Les Payne is a former investigative reporter of Newsday and a frequent host of the ABC Weekly program Like It Is. He is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who has spanned the globe covering stories that most journalists would fear to report.
This is a four part series produced by Darlene Lewis
Part four and final part to a four part series with renown journalist Les Payne, who is the founder of NABJ, former editor and investigative reporter of Newsday. Les has hosted programs on channel 2 and the ABC tv program Like it is with Gil Noble and Elombe Brathe. Les speaks on the qualities one needs to enhance the Harlem community, he speaks about what gentrification really means.
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - On November 12th, just three days after the fatal plane crash, the family of Dr. Myles and Pastor Ruth Munroe held a press conference in the ballroom at the Grand Lucayan Hotel.
Press were asked to decline from questioning in light of the difficult loss they have endured.
Giving welcome remarks was Jerome Edmonson. He then introduced the son of Rev. Munroe, Chairo (Myles Jr.) who read a statement surrounded by his family. Later Jamaican minister, Dr Peter Morgan, President of the International Third World Leaders Association gave some words.
"We are not sure how or why, something like this would be allowed to happen to such great individuals, but still, God is in control. The past few days have been the most difficult times for my sister and I, my family and all of those affected by this loss."
"We are all saddened by this tragic event, but we are comforted and encouraged by the outpouring of love and support from everyone around the country and those around the world at large," said Munroe.