Qoute Of The Day: ” There’s Pot And There’s Pot” Bill Clinton Talking About Marijuana

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‘This really is a time when there should be laboratories of democracy,’ former president says

Former Harlem resident and President Bill Clinton, who once famously said he smoked marijuana but “didn’t inhale,” says he thinks legalization should be for the states to decide — not the federal government. Continue Reading →

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Souleo: Tastemakers Weigh-in On JET magazine’s Digital Launch

Top- Jason Collins L to R- Marita Bagley Jarrett Lucas Janet Mock Bevy Smith Lee Daniels Isaac Mizrahi Emil Wilberkin_Courtesy Stonewall Community FoundationIt will be a bittersweet moment for readers of, JET magazine when the iconic publication transitions into an all-digital platform, JETmag.com and a subscription app, on its scheduled launch date of June 30. Continue Reading →

Lawdy, Lawdy, ‘Charlie Charlie…’ Plays More Politainment (video)

charles-rangelHe may not have President Barack Obama’s endorsement, but Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) does have a brand new biographical campaign rap song and working his brand of politics and entertainment. Continue Reading →

Library Acquires Harlemites And Others Oral History Collection

mayaangelouThe Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington, announced today the donation of a video archive of thousands of hours of interviews—The HistoryMakers—that captures the life, history and culture from Harlem to Hollywood as well as the struggles and achievements of the black experience. Continue Reading →

Riverside Church Hosts Jeremiah Wright in Speaker Series

ReverendJeremiahWrightFollowing the worship service, Rev. Wright will lead a discussion exploring issues of economic justice at a special reception once the dialogue concludes at The Riverside Church Continue Reading →

Silvias Woods, Harlem’s Queen Of Soul Food And Business

slyvia-woodsSylvia Woods (February 2, 1926 – July 19, 2012) was an American restaurateur who co-founded the landmark restaurant Sylvia’s in Harlem on Lenox Avenue, New York City with her husband, Herbert Woods, in 1962. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Hennessy Debuts New Art Bottle Design By Shepard Fairey

Hennessy VS Shepard Fairey collaboration_2_Courtesy HennessyOne look at the new Hennessy V.S. limited edition label design (available in July) and you could accuse its creator, Shepard Fairey of becoming a softy. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis Guided Tour

4669273297_c1f43c4164_zThis month It’s This Is my Park Day in May at Mount Morris Park Preservationist and Architect Angel Ayon will be giving a guided tour of the Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis on Saturday, May 17th, from 1pm – 2pm.

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NBA Bans Clippers Owner “For Life”

06f1a7a1-c489-43c0-843f-ebc1e972525b-460x276Yesterday we posted an article regarding Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton response to the racist remarks by Los Angele Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Continue Reading →