Jazmine Sullivan Special Guest Artist for Amateur Night

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On Wednesday, February 18th, Amateur Night at the Apollo returns with a new music director, Michael Mitchell, marking the 81st year of the weekly live show. 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 →

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.

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“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 →

Hazel Dukes At MLK Birthday Celebration

hazel dukesHere’s a reminder that the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center New York Support Group will be hosting its 30th annual Dr. King birthday program on Monday, January 19th and you are cordially invited to join us .

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New York Association Of Black Journalists Next Week

850611b6-a2b2-4bb3-b16e-fa5983ef6b2cJoin the New York Association of Black Journalists for their general meeting body. Guest speakers include Michael Giarrusso, AP Global Sports Editor and Bill Duke, Actor/Director of OWN’s “Light Girls.”

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“When the Moon Turns Green: the Myth and Music of Billie Holiday” Free At HarlemStage

1d128fdb-6edf-41e3-a1fb-db2f811a0458Dr. Robert O’Meally, author of Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday, Dr. Farah Jasmin Griffin, author of If You Can’t Be Free, Be A Mystery and Dr. John Szwed, author of the forthcoming Billie Holiday: Continue Reading →