Souleo: Three Oral History Projects You Should Know About

Curtis L. Cristler performs TheManintheLastPew during the FacingHomelessnessinFortWayne,Indiana monologue event and book release_ Photo credit_ Kelsey Timmerman, The Facing ProjectAn informal conversation between friends or family members discussing life “back in the day.” A formal research initiative by cultural institutions to document the past. Recorded interviews via audio or video that are transformed into multidisciplinary presentations. These are the various ways to define the practice of oral history in its attempt to capture the past and present through firsthand accounts. Continue Reading →

Little Free Libraries Launch Party In Harlem

marcus gavrye library in harlemThe Marcus Garvey Park Alliance in collaboration with Urban Innovations has installed two Little Free Libraries in Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, NT.  Continue Reading →

HCCI’s 10th Annual Jamboree Yacht-ride With Regina Belle

hcci jamboreeJAMBOREE! A SOULFUL EXTRAVAGANZA ON THE HUDSON featuring Grammy-Award winner REGINA BELLE!  Continue Reading →

Harlem Family Demands Fix From Abyssinian Development Corporation

harlem house by ADC1The house of their dreams turned into a nightmare. A Harlem family that spent their life’s savings to purchase their first house is demanding the landlord — Abyssinian Development Corporation — cough up $250,000 to fix the flawed pad they say is riddled with construction defects. Continue Reading →

‘Lunch n’ Learn’ With VC Bronson Lingamfelter in Harlem

Bronson LingamfelterEveryone could use funding, but not many understand the process of securing funding. In this free HG workshop, Bronson Lingamfelter of Interplay Ventures will discuss what steps you should include in your fundraising plan of action. Continue Reading →

Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

olmsted6Responding to complaints from residents tired of the raucous behavior and piles of trash left behind in Harlem’s northern Riverside Park, the NYC parks department on Thursday announced a plan to deal with the problem through stepped-up enforcement and additional cleanup crews. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Health Center, Harlem, 1940′s

East 115th Street  East Harlem Health CenterA wonderful photograph by the Wurts Brothers of the East 115th Street East Harlem Health Center, in East Harlem, New York, around 1940′s. Continue Reading →

Qoute of The Day: “I’ll Still Go in Wal-Mart And Come Out And N—-s Will Still Think Its Versace.”

070914-music-jim-jonesHarlem’s Jim Jones made our Qoute Of The Day post in an article by BET.com where they reported just seven years ago, in 2007, the leaders of Dipset and G-Unit, two of the biggest crews in hip hop, were at war. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Azealia Banks Released From Label

azleal banks of harlemA few days ago we posted that Harlem artist Azealia Banks was not showing up for her concerts in Norway, now she is a free agent. Continue Reading →