For anyone who thinks it is poor timing to host an economic summit focused largely on increasing diversity in Silicon Valley during a climate of protests against police brutality, here is a rebuttal: the two are connected, according to Rev. Jesse Jackson. Continue Reading →
The Museum of Modern Art marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North, with the exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North from April 3 through September 7, 2015. Continue Reading →
Have fave William James “Count” Basie established 4/4 swing as one of jazz’s predominant styles and solidified the link between jazz and the blues. Continue Reading →
The Boys Choir of Harlem (also known as the Harlem Boys Choir) was a choir located in Harlem, New York. Its last performance was in 2007.
To commemorate the first anniversary of Madiba’s passing, “Mandela” celebrates his life, message, and accomplishments. David Dinkins performs in the Play “Mandela” a role he was born to embody: the 106th Mayor of the City of New York in 1990. Continue Reading →
SELF MADE MAN: THE FREDERICK DOUGLASS STORY, a new play written and performed by Phil Darius Wallace, will have its world premiere Off-Broadway at the ArcLight Theatre (152 West 71st Street), beginning Tuesday, November 18th , with opening set for Monday, November 24th . Continue Reading →
Why is one of the country’s most esteemed, provocative, and deeply religious intellectuals dialoguing with the world’s most radical revolutionary and important communist thinker? Continue Reading →
Yuri Kochiyama (河内山 百合 Kochiyama Yuri?, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014) was a Japanese American human rights activist.
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Harlem 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 →