Anthony Anderson to Host “The 46th NAACP Image Awards”
Keith Sweat’s ‘Harlem Romance: The Love Collection’ (video)
Salters Scene: Teal Walk/Run 2014
Seitu’s World: Rev Jesse Jackson, Honor Dr. King’s Holiday
HW Pick: Mario Cuomo’s ‘Tale of Two Cities’ Speech, 1984 (video)

What Time Is the Enhanced State of the Union?

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014.

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.

“How do I watch the State of the Union,” you might be asking yourself? Continue Reading →

“Black Lives Matter”, March In Harlem (photos)

10933727_10152947576471418_6807879047546393916_n

Great images from the Working Families party as they document the community coming out in support of the Black Lives Matter march on January 19, 2015 near 106th Streets in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Stressed Out? Social Media May Help Harlem Women Cope

Woman using digital tablet on sofa (Blend Images via AP Images)Face it, ladies: your DIY projects rarely turn out like the ones you see on Pinterest, and your Facebook posts aren’t universally “liked.” But a new survey suggests that despite such woes, social networking is still good for you. Continue Reading →

Frank “The Harlem Coffee Cooler” Craig, 1868/70

frankc raigFrank “The Harlem Coffee Cooler” Craig was a boxer was born on April 1 1868; Columbus, Georgia (other sources report his birthday on April 1, 1870) Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cab Calloway’s “Hepster Dictionary,” 1939 (video)

CallowaySignedHepster018

Cab Calloway, the charismatic bandleader not only had a way with words, his love of them led him to compile a “Hepster’s Dictionary” of Harlem musician slang circa 1938. It featured 200 expressions used by the “hep cats” when they talk their “jive” in the clubs on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, NY.. Continue Reading →

National Urban League: Redeem the Dream

mlk_header_banner_ADear Friend,

Nearly fifty-two years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. ignited a movement (from Harlem to Hollywood) of action toward his dream of freedom, opportunity, and equality. Now, his American dream is the National Urban League’s proud legacy. Continue Reading →