Jitu Weusi. Photo credit: Lawrence E J Rachell corenyc.org
Jitu Weusi, one of the founders of the Black United Front, an education advocate and a fixture in many of New York's political struggles to advance Black empowerment passed away this afternoon.
Weusi was also a big promoter of jazz, and co-founder of the Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival.
He had battled kidney cancer since he was diagnosed in January, this...