Aitina Fareed-Cooke

Aitina Fareed-Cooke – Leader, Mentor, Champion By Shawn Patrick Greene @shawnpgreene How can you help troubled youth in an area of high crime rate within your city? Who has come out of the environment, to help the next generation to rise above their circumstances? Buffalo native Aitina Fareed-Cooke has endured many hardships as a young…

Christian Films

Features, Documentaries, Shorts, Student Films, Music Videos, etc Over the last 4 years, I’ve hosted screenings of faith-based films here in Buffalo, New York at my event called the Great Lakes Christian Film Festival. I have reviewed over 500 films so far that were submitted and have been more than impressed with what I have seen.…

Soul Cakes

Y’all want a soul cake? Souling was a Christian practice carried out in many English towns on Halloween and Christmas, and is seen as the origin of the practice of trick-or-treating. A soul cake, sometimes referred to as a Hot Cross Bun, is a small round cake which is traditionally made for All Hallows’ Eve, All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day to commemorate the dead in the Christian tradition. The…