And the Money Keeps Rolling In

By George E. Jordan

NY Newsday, April 6, 1992


Community Literacy Research Project Inc.: Founded 1981...spent $481,494 in 1990 to operate a theater, art gallery and teen talent shows...owns $1.3 million loft at 500 Greenwich Street in lower Manhattan that rents space to a half-dozen New Alliance Party related enterprises...its All Star Talent Show Network paid the Rev. Al Sharpton $12,000 last year to book big-name entertainers.

Rainbow Lobby Inc.: The lobbying arm of the New Alliance Party, founded in 1985, with offices in New York, the District of Columbia and Cambridge, Massachusetts...raised $1.5 million in 1991...focuses on opening the electoral process and on American policy toward Zaire, Haiti and West Sahara.

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East Side Center for Short-Term Psychotherapy: Out-patient group therapy clinic in Manhattan with reported sales of $400,000 last of 20 clinics in six cities that serve an estimated 600 patients nationally and train practitioners in "social therapy."

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Castillo Communications Inc.: Public relations firm operated by two New Alliance Party members...has received $121,867 from Lenora Fulani's 1992 presidential campaign.

Castillo Cultural Center Inc.: An arts group named after the late South American poet Otto Rene Castillo and incorporated in 1990...manages the gallery and theater on Greenwich Street and puts on plays and other cultural events...reported sales in 1990 of $140,000...has received $9,454 from Fulani's 1992 presidential campaign.

Castillo International Inc.: Book and magazine publishing and video- and audio-tape distribution...founded in 1981...publishes works by Fred Newman and others...reported sales last year of $110,000.

Musicruise: Partnership of Fred Newman and New Audience Productions Inc. begun in 1985...operates the Budweiser Musicruise, which stages jazz concerts on a boat that circles Manhattan...sales unknown.

Fred Newman Productions Inc.: Consulting and promotional firm owned by Fred Newman...has received $32,925 so far in consulting fees from Fulani's 1992 campaign.

New Alliance Productions Inc.: Motion picture and video production and video production and publishing firm founded in 1986, with reported sales last year of $360,000...has received $61,700 from Fulani's 1992 presidential campaign for rent and advertising.

National Alliance Newspaper: Weekly newspaper of the political party...Fulani's 1992 presidential campaign spent $17,400 on newspapers in New Hampshire.

Ilene Advertising Inc.: Founded in 1986 and owned by Ilene Hinden, who began doing business with the party in 1988...reported sales last year of $260,000...has received $100,328 from Fulani's 1992 campaign.

Peoples Law Institute: Has represented Sharpton, Afton Maddox, Jr. and others aligned with the party...received $139,545 from Fulani's 1992 presidential campaign...founded by Alvaader Frazier, who is fighting disbarment proceedings in California and is not licensed to practice law in New York.

Sources: Federal Election Commission, Internal Revenue Service, Dun & Bradstreet, Unified Commercial Code filings, State Department of Taxation and Finance, State of New York Office of Court Administration and State Bar Court of California.