As part of the Smoke in Harlem’s 15th anniversary celebration Saxophonist George Coleman, a musician of rare genius, is making some of the most inspired music of his long career. Continue Reading →
Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. Continue Reading →
Watch as Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o talks to the press right after winning her award.
Acceptance Speech “Yes! Thank you to the Academy for this incredible recognition. It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s. Continue Reading →
The name sounds like the Loch Nessie monster, but its really cute and sounds great. We’re talking about the new Nessie Microphone that turns your computer into a recording studio for under $100 by the folks at Blue. Continue Reading →
Through a mix of political analysis and personal reflections, Between a Silver Spoon and The Struggle first time author Nicole Lewis explores the nuances and contradictions at the intersection of racism class privilege. Continue Reading →
The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture are pleased to announce a major collaboration celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of America’s greatest writers, Ralph Ellison. On Saturday, March 1, 2014—a century after Ellison’s birth in Oklahoma City—Ellison at 100: Reading Invisible Man will kick off a year of programs and initiatives celebrating the Ellison Centennial. Continue Reading →
Known for his critically acclaimed contemporary thrillers, New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin explores intriguing new territory in Worthy Brown’s Daughter, a compelling historical drama, set in nineteenth-century Oregon, that combines a heartbreaking story of slavery and murder with classic Margolin plot twists. Continue Reading →
Not a Harlem story, but a great story. Leo Grand considers himself lucky when the doorman at the luxury apartment building nearby lets him charge his Samsung Chromebook without issue.
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Christmas is coming early for Universal’s “The Best Man Holiday.”
Malcolm D. Lee’s comedy sequel, made for only $17 million, should take in over $30 million at the box office this weekend, wildly exceeding expectations for the Universal film, which were originally pegged in the mid-to-high teens. Continue Reading →
On Dec. 4 the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City will be lit for the first time during a live TV event, but first they will be pre-taping several segments for the Christmas special and you can be a part of it! Continue Reading →