Kass Fashion Report: Harlem Renaissance Style

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The Harlem Renaissance speaks to a beautiful time period in American history, specifically black American history. The Harlem Renaissance birthed, cultivated and celebrated African-American cultural and artistic contributions to the U.S. creative and cultural art sectors. Continue Reading →

Read, Donate And See Malcolm X On Literacy Across Harlem Day

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“Anyone who has read a great deal can imagine the new world that opened. Let me tell you something: from then until I left that prison, in every free moment I had, if I was not reading in the library, I was reading in my bunk. Continue Reading →

From Dapper to Dope Harlem Style At The Schomburg

harlem style at the schomburgAs a prelude to New York Fashion Week and Black History Month salute, MAD Free & the Schomburg Center present a dynamic multi-platform conversation celebrating the diversity, creativity, and intelligence of self-expression of black men through style uniquely found on the streets of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Because Of Them, Nickelodeon Celebrates Black History Month With Harlem Faves

becuase of themOur friends at Nickelodeon is partnering with the Because of Them, We Can™ initiative to commemorate Black History Month through a campaign launching today across the network’s multiple platforms, including on-air, digital and social.  Continue Reading →

Barbara Askins Receives A Bill McCreary Award 2014

Bill McCrerary Living Legion Awards 2014 - Barbara Askins received Black History Month AwardBarbara Askins president of the 125th Street BID was honored with a Bill McCreary Living Legion Awards 2014, during this past Black History Month Award on February 27th, 2014 by Healthfirst. Continue Reading →

White Walls: Men of Color in Higher Education Speak

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Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI  Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative). Continue Reading →

Israel and Harlem Baptists Celebrate Kings Legacy

Reverand-Dr.-Jesse-T.-Williams-Jr In celebration of Black History month and to commemorate the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the State of Israel, the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and the Jewish National Fund … Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Phil Young Experience In Harlem

IMG_1849By Seitu OrondeSeitu was in the world of Harlem this time checking out the Phil Young Experience in Harlem on February 14th, 2014, with fine food and a great vibe.

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Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

Wide_Shot_of_Mintons_Dining_RoomThe last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2012.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012. Continue Reading →

Prada Channels Harlem Style (video)

prada‘Harlem Renaissance’ was a period of original thought – when creative minds inspired and embraced a new cultural identity…” - Edward Enninful

Right in time for Black History Month, two of Prada’s stores was recast in the image of the Harlem Renaissance at the brand’s Via Montenapoleone men’s and women’s boutiques in Milan, Italy. Continue Reading →