HW Pick: ‘Marcus Garvey, Look For Me In The Whirlwind’ Film In Harlem

marcus garveyMarcus Garvey: Look For Me In The Whirlwind, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, uses a wealth of material from the Garvey movement-written documents, film and photographs-to reveal what motivated a poor Jamaican to set up an international organization in Harlem for the African diaspora, what led to his early successes, and why he died lonely and forgotten. Continue Reading →

I Refuse To Call You Bitch

I-RefuseBy Chike Ukaegbu

I refuse to call you a bitch

I said I refuse to call you a bitch Continue Reading →

Black Women 3 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Men

tapeBlack women face a disproportionate share of fatal domestic violence in America, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Win ‘Sistas, The Musical’ Theater Tickets

CNM-Sistas1The Sista’s The Musical is a musical Journey of a Multi-Generational African American Family, Told Through a Playlist of Songs Made Famous by Artists Past and Present. Continue Reading →

Lenox Ave Pastor Manning “Obama Is A Perv…” (video)

Harlem’s Pastor Manning pulls no punches with his sermons on Lenox Avenue and 123rd Street. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church Posts Anti-Gay Sign (video)


A sign in front of a church in Harlem, N.Y. led by a polarizing and controversial anti-gay pastor is not only making its rounds on the Internet, but raising quite a few eyebrows along the way. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dr. Khalil Muhammad on WNYC

Dr. Khalil Gibran MuhammadToday 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 →

Harlem’s Azealia Banks Calls Dolce & Gabbana “Racist”

Azealia Banks has a bone to pick with Dolce & Gabbana. The Harlem rapper is known to take issue with tons of people but her disdain towards the fashion line might actually hold some weight. Continue Reading →

Two Clergymen Vie for Rep. Charles Rangel Seat

charles rangelThe race for Rep. Charles Rangel’s congressional seat heated up Sunday as a second Harlem preacher threw his hat in the ring. Continue Reading →

The 5th Annual African Day Parade and Festival 2011 In Harlem update (video)


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 →

Walter’s World: BBRAXTON is Back (video)!

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 →

Get Your ‘Black Girls Rock’ T-Shirts

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! INC. is a 501c3 nonprofit, youth empowerment mentoring organization established as a reaction to the often seen negative images consistently imprinted upon Black women expressly in mass media. Continue Reading →