Book: Josephine Baker And The Rainbow Tribe
Seitu’s World: George Holmes At The Gran Piatto
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Peace Warriors Hip Hop Performance At Manhattanville Projects
Sponsored Love: ‘Father Comes Home From The Wars’ (Get Tickets Now)
The 2nd Annual Strivers’ Row Tour In Harlem (audio)
Sponsored Love: Reel Sisters Celebrates 17 years with 30 Films by Women of Color!

Shack, 884 West End Avenue, Harlem, 1888

farm area in HarlemThe shack in the middle sits where 884 West End Avenue now stands. The photo, appears to be taken on July 1, Harlem, New York, 1888. Continue Reading →

Souleo: African-American Literary Awards Show faces questionable future

André St. Clair and Caroline Dessert of Immigration Equality were joined by New York City Public Advocate Letitia James at Shine_Courtesy of Immigration EqualityFor the second time in its ten year history the African-American Literary Awards Show [AALAS] has canceled its ceremony. The first cancellation in 2005 was due to Hurricane Katrina but this year the challenges appear to be internal. Continue Reading →

Hue-Man: Enjoy A Tea & Chat With Author Malcolm Gladwell

mailCheck out and bid on these intriguing auction items in support of a worthy cause — the mental well-being of our veterans and individuals. Items include: Coffee or tea with Malcolm Gladwell playing tennis with WTA professionals, a one-on-one conversation with CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi and more. Bid generously for this worthy and important cause.

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NYC Marathon “Harlem Miles” In Harlem

seitu 4 runThe “Harlem Miles” of The NYC Marathon, taking place from 138th Street & 5th Avenue to 96th Street & 5th Avenue features five stages of world class entertainment including eight genres of music to motivate the tens of thousands of runners as they make their way to the finish line and entertain the thousands of spectators along the route cheering the marathoners on. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Harry Lawrence “Wagner” Freeman

H__Lawrence_FreemanHarry Lawrence Freeman (October 9, 1869, Cleveland, Ohio — March 21, 1954, New York City) was a United States opera composer, conductor, impresario and teacher. He was the first African-American to write an opera (Epthalia, 1891) that was successfully produced. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: A Harlem Renaissance Opera Indiegogo Campaign

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Help create Harlem history with the Harlem Renaissance Opera Indiegogo Campaign here.

Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players are joining forces to present a semi-staged concert production of the Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman.

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