Harlem Street Style: The African American Day Parade 2014

©Diane Allford_3246Harlem invented street style as these photographs prove! Here are images from photographer Diane Allford of the street style moments happening on the streets of Harlem during the Sunday, September 21st, African American Day Parade 2014. Continue Reading →

Dr. Maya Angelou’s Memorial Celebration At Riverside Church

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On Friday, September 12th, 2014, friends and colleagues from the literary world, New York celebrities, and family came out to celebrate Dr. Maya Angelou, writer, poet, and activist at the historic Riverside Church near her Harlem home on West 120th Street. Continue Reading →

CCCADI Breaks Ground In Harlem

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By Diane Allford

On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) turned the first sod at their new building on East 125th street in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop Fatherhood Buzz Festival

©Diane Allford_0499By Diane Allford

On Saturday, Sept 6th, Dennis Mitchell offered free hair cuts to children going back to school.  Judge Greg Mathis of the Judge Mathis TV court show also pays a visit to Denny Moe’s Superstar barbershop in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. Anniversary Celebration

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A Photo Essay by Diane Allford

On Friday, August 29th Harlem Mothers SAVE celebrated their 1 year anniversary in their new home on West 128th Street in Harlem.   Continue Reading →

Uptown Bounce Throwback Block Party In Harlem

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Photographs from the Uptown Bounce: Throwback El Museo del Barrio Block Party in East Harlem on August 5, 2014.  Continue Reading →