Harlem’s Pastor Manning pulls no punches with his sermons on Lenox Avenue and 123rd Street. Continue Reading →
Today on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, Monique Morris, the co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute and the author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Number in the Twenty-First Century and Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, joined host Brian Lehrer to discuss the conditions of Black America by looking at statistics. Continue Reading →
The race for Rep. Charles Rangel’s congressional seat heated up Sunday as a second Harlem preacher threw his hat in the ring. Continue Reading →
Showcasing the Beauty, Richness, and Diversity of African Culture. 54 Countries. One Continent and the African Diaspora, the 6th Region of the African Union. Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge
“A man can teach a boy how to be a man, but a woman can teach him how to be a gentle- man” BBRAXTON- She knows him. This is the mantra of BBRAXTON Harlem’s premiere gentlemen’s grooming parlor. Located at 1400 Fifth Avenue at 116 Street the parlor offers a fresh approach to the traditional men’s barbershop. The Grooming parlor will officially celebrate it’s reopening with a relaunch party tonight.
Considered one of the last bastions of male supremacy the barbershop has long played a major role in male bonding. BBRAXTON has taken that concept and given it the flare and élan synonymous with owner, Broadway diva Brenda Braxton. The result is a welcoming and relaxed environment, worthy of the 21st century man. Continue Reading →
LiveSteez research shows that Black churches, in aggregate, have collected more than $420 billion in tithes and donations since 1980. With a Senate investigation into the finances of several mega churches underway, the “Prosperity Movement” has been the target of mounting criticism from inside and outside the Black Church. Specifically, the affluent ministries of The Reverend Creflo Dollar, Bishop Eddie Long and others have drawn the attention – and ire – of some clergy and laypeople alike.