The Tribe donated needed kitchen appliances, including an industrial grade ice machine, a 3-compartment sink, and a commercial dishwasher requested by Samaritan Inns, an intensive recovery program for the homeless and addicted to rebuild their lives. 

From Samaritan Inns blog:
“This donation will help Samaritan Inns continue its mission to serve formerly homeless men and women in recovery. Busboys and Poets is a model business partner investing in the needs of our community. A very special thank you goes out to the leadership and staff of Busboys and Poets!”

 

Busboys and Poets Book Review: Set the World on Fire

In this substantial entry into the history of Black radical politics, Keisha N. Blain uncovers the legion of Black women that made waves in the growing Black nationalist and Garveyite movements of the early Twentieth Century. Black nationalism, which promotes the establishment of a Black nation state as the answer to racial oppression, first gained … Continued

Busboys in En Route Traveler

“Part of the reason why I founded this place was that I wanted a space that feels like home away from home, a space that represents the multi-cultural, multi ethnic, multi-racial, and multi-age aspects of the city, a space that represents the city that I live in – Washington, DC.” – Andy Shallal

Busboys and Poets Books Review: Jim Brown, Last Man Standing

In clear, fluid prose, Dave Zirin chronicles the life of legendary Cleveland Browns running back, Jim Brown, from his childhood in St. Simons Island, Georgia, raised by three women, through his NFL and Hollywood acting careers, to his cultural impact as a Black Power icon in the 1960s and beyond. Zirin reveals a complicated picture … Continued