An Interfaith Prayer Service to End Violent Loss In Harlem March

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Join the Prayer Changes Things: An Interfaith Day of Prayer to End Violent Loss in Our Community. The event is sponsored by the Lazarus Project of The St. Charles Borrome/Resurrection Chapel. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Barbara Ann (“Bobbi”) Humphrey, 1980

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We love this photo of Barbara Ann (“Bobbi”) Humphrey (born April 25, 1950). Bobbie Humphrey is an American jazz flutist and singer who plays fusion, jazz-funk and soul-jazz styles. Bobbi Humphrey has performed for audiences around the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia University Pushes For Obama Library

obama library in harlemFrom the platform of the Number 1 subway at 125th Street and Broadway in Harlem, I see the Hudson River and a glass-sided building rising on Columbia University’s new campus, where the school proposes hosting the Obama presidential library and museum. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum Announces Spring 2015 Happenings

doyle at the studio museumThis spring, The Studio Museum in Harlem will present six exciting exhibitions and projects that highlight the breadth and depth of art by artists of African descent. Continue Reading →

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

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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 →

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

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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 →

Obama Library Would Continue Revitalization In Harlem

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the West Harlem where Columbia University would build the Obama presidential library, residents are accustomed to change. But they have not always welcomed it. Continue Reading →

Monifa “The Healthy Motivator” Maat Camp In Harlem

monifaThe 2014 annual report of the United Health Foundation’s state health rankings for NY (http://www.americashealthrankings.org/NY) notes that obesity has increased by 8%. Unhealthy eating habits and lack of an active lifestyle are two major causes of this continuing increase in our waistlines. Continue Reading →

Fashion + Events Production And Design

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The fashion industry serves as one of the key visual industries making full use of events marketing. Events’ marketing serves as a larger umbrella for the amazing aesthetic of events production and design. Continue Reading →