Phyllis Yvonne Stickney At MIST Harlem (update)
An Evening With “Fathers” And Judge Mathis
Souleo: New book brings ‘Dark Girls’ into the light
Dining With Miss Lil: Ponty Bistro Harlem Fine Dining Comes to 7th Avenue
Harlem’s Bette Midler Criticizes Ariana Grande For Being To Sexual
Harlem Christmas Tree Buying Guide

Harlem Developers Take Harlem Kids Too See ‘Annie’

Malthouse-in-AnnieIt appears that Quvenzhane Wallis’ biggest co-star in the forthcoming film, Annie, may very well be the Manhattanville Factory District in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Manhattan Links 10th Biennial Holiday Gala

The Links Gala Event/News PhotographyBy CC Minton

In a celebratory afternoon affair, The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Incorporated honored Reginald Van Lee, Dawn Davis, and Barbara Smith at its tenth biennial holiday gala on December 14 at Gotham Hall in New York City.    Continue Reading →

Stacey Dash Says Harlem’s Dame Disowned Her

stacey dash and damon dash in harlem
Dame wants no part of Stacey’s ride-or-die Republicanisms. Actress Stacey Dash was once regarded as an ageless Hollyweird beauty, but her choice to begin publicly supporting GOP policies & tactics that very obviously work against African-Americans has gotten her the label of a top-tier sellout for many in the black community.

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Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Looks To Raise $1 Million To Open Harlem

hip hop hall of fameHip-Hop Global Media & Entertainment LLC team up with the Hip-Hop Hall of Fame + Museum (HHHOF) to announce the launch of their fundraising campaign benefitting the Harlem based Hip-Hop Museum on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Rev. Jesse Jackson Takes On Silicon Valley

Hinchliffe-Stadium_Courtesy-of-Duncan-KendallBy Souleo

For anyone who thinks it is poor timing to host an economic summit focused largely on increasing diversity in Silicon Valley during a climate of protests against police brutality, here is a rebuttal: the two are connected, according to Rev. Jesse Jackson. Continue Reading →

Interactive One Acquires Russell Simmons’ GlobalGrind

English: Russell Simmons at Emory University

English: Russell Simmons at Emory University (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Interactive One (interactiveone.com), the number one online platform for the African American and New Urban community, announced today that it has acquired GlobalGrind (globalgrind.com), founded by Harlem fave Russell Simmons.   Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series At MOMA

the-great-migrationjacob lawenceThe Museum of Modern Art marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North, with the exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North from April 3 through September 7, 2015. Continue Reading →

Jacquelyn Kilmer, Harlem United’s New CEO

Jacqui-Headshot-MediumCropped-2Harlem United announced today that its Board of Directors has named experienced attorney and non-profit executive Jacquelyn (Jacqui) Kilmer as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2015.  Continue Reading →

Annie, Official Trailer In Theater Christmas In Harlem (video)

annie in harlemAcademy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who’s also tough enough to make her way on the streets of West Harlem in 2014. Continue Reading →

“All You Can Eat” Gospel Brunch At Melba’s In Harlem

securedownloadMany are familiar with Melba’s Restaurant located at 300 West 114th Street owned by successful business owner, Melba Wilson. However, Melba also owns the beautiful spacious 350-seat dining hall, Melba’s 125 located on the 3rd floor of the Harlem State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street. Continue Reading →