35th Anniversary Commemorative Concert Honors Marley’s Apollo Debut (video)

Frankie Crocker, Dione Warwick and Bob MarleyBy Vinette K. Pryce

One year before the untimely May 11, 1981 passing of reggae superstar Bob Marley, on Sept. 19, 1980 the Rastafarian musician opened for the first of a two-night concert with rhythm & blues legends The Commodores at Madison Square Garden and many of his fans have not stopped talking about what transpired that evening. Continue Reading →

OCKTOBERFEST Returns Triumphantly for Its 2nd Annual Film Festival

Emelyn Stuart PhotoBy Hadasah Ingrid

Emelyn Stuart is on a mission. To turn OCKTOBERFEST into one of the strongest and influential film festivals in New York City and of course the world! Stuart herself didn’t say that but what if it does? Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel Welcomes Rev. Butts At CBC Prayer Breakfast

image001Congressman Charles B. Rangel welcomed Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III to the nation’s capital, as the nationally-renowned pastor of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

LisaRaye Celebrates 47th Birthday in Harlem

LisaRayeisintheMYXOn Thursday, September 25th, 2014, LisaRaye star of The Players Club, All of Us and Single Ladies celebrated her 47th birthday “MYX & Mingle-style” at Cove Lounge in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Pampered and P.I.N.K. Event In Harlem

1381505_10100729825775541_3704988080197616783_nPampered and P.I.N.K. (Providing. Information. Necessary. for Knowledge.) will be an evening of women joining together in a relaxed social atmosphere, which will include light refreshments, a Manicure Makeover Station and a Lush Lash Bar. Continue Reading →

Sammy Davis Jr. And Ed Sullivan, Two Of The Greatest Harlem Stars Of All Time (video)

sammy davis and ed sullivanTwo of the greatest Harlem stars of all time, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Ed Sullivan on The Ed Sullivan Show, January 3rd, 1963. Continue Reading →

Riverside Church Announces Rev. Michael Livingston as its New Executive Minister

Michael_LivingstonThe Riverside Church announced today that Rev. Michael Livingston has joined the staff of the 87 year-old church as Executive Minister.  Continue Reading →

Rangel: The US Military Is As Unequal As America. Want A Fair Fight? Reinstate The Draft

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By Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel

I am certain that the US-led coalition can defeat the Islamic terrorist groups in the Middle East. But if we ultimately must put boots on the ground, we should only do so when our entire nation is fully committed to sharing the burden – when we reinstate the draft and enact a war tax. Continue Reading →

Kerry Washington’s Scandalous Home In Harlem

Kerry-Washingtons-living-room1There’s nothing too scandalous about this Harlem brownstone, but it was once the home of actress Kerry Washington. The “Scandal” star shared the home with actor David Moscow when they were an item (the pair split back in 2007). Continue Reading →