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New York Said

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Teacher, sales associate, officer, tobacconist, rebel, MTA worker, artist, drifter - who? These are the people in your neighborhood. Hosted by Amon Focus, the New York Said podcast features in-depth artful conversations with people you don't often hear from, to hear things that aren't often shared (… read more

1:24:52

Mustafa Shakir - Growing up in Harlem, Acting, Poetry and Meditation

Amon welcomes Mustafa Shakir to the show. They talk about the power of a name, growing up in Harlem, being a barber, life as a poet, yoga, meditation, music, life on set, being a struggling vegan, the difference between New York and LA plus much  much more.

More About Mustafa Shakir

http://mustafashakir.com and https://www.instagram.com/mustafaeffortless/

Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Gerard Dure Salon - https://www.yelp.com/biz/gerard-dure-salon-new-york

Negro Ensemble Company, Inc - http://necinc.org

Apollo Theater - https://www.apollotheater.org

Adina Howard - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adina_Howard

Heather Hunter - https://twitter.com/hunterheather

Michael K. Williams - http://www.michaelkennethwilliams.com

SlamNation - http://www.devlinpix.com/film/slamnation

Saul Williams - http://saulwilliams.com

Afropunk Festival - http://afropunkfest.com

National Black Theatre - http://www.nationalblacktheatre.org

Survival Soundz - http://www.allmusic.com/artist/survival-soundz-mn0000753886

Survival Soundz - Dub is Dub - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUn1mwQLzJc

Vipassana Meditation - https://www.dhamma.org/en-US/index

Integratron - http://integratron.com

Joshua Tree National Park - https://www.nps.gov/jotr/

Quarry - http://www.cinemax.com/quarry/

Sekou Sundiata - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sekou_Sundiata

Sekou Sundiata - Def Poetry - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWhnZPeW644

Sekou Sundiata Dies at 58; Performer of Text and Sound - http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/20/arts/music/20sundiata.html?_r=0

The New School - http://www.newschool.edu

The Celestine Prophecy - http://www.celestinevision.com

On the Breath of the Gods - https://www.amazon.com/Breath-Gods-Ariel-Tomioka/dp/0923490094

The Kybalion: A Study of The Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece - https://www.amazon.com/Kybalion-Hermetic-Philosophy-Ancient-Greece/dp/1603864784

Alibris  - http://www.alibris.com

The Alchemist Kitchen - http://www.thealchemistskitchen.com

Bikram Yoga NYC - https://bikramyoganyc.com

Calcifying your Pineal Gland - http://www.med-health.net/Pineal-Gland-Calcification.html

 

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

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