A fixture on the American gospel and pop music scenes, Mavis Staples and her musical family provided a soundtrack to the Civil Rights movement. Continue Reading →
Food Bank For New York City held a nutrition education summit for teens in Harlem on Tuesday, September 23, with surprise celebrity guests Keke Palmer, TV host and first African-American star of the Broadway show “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” and Brook Lopez, NBA All-Star center for the Brooklyn Nets. Continue Reading →
Leonard Harper (1899 – 1943), was a producer, dancer, directing, choreographer and director during the Harlem renaissance in Harlem, New York Continue Reading →
Who knew fashionista Irene Gandy was a senior citizen?
And who also knew that she recently became a Harlem resident? Continue Reading →
The Harlem International Film Festival (Hi) is committed to exemplifying the eminence that Harlem represents by bringing attention to the best upcoming filmmakers from around the world. Continue Reading →
In pure Harlem style Melba Moore release her single Just Dance as a lead up the release of her worldwide of the album by the same name.
It was a particularly violent weekend in New York, with gun violence claiming the lives of two men and wounding 19 others. Continue Reading →
Announces the screening of Finding Fela a Film on the life of groundbreaking musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Directed by Academy Award Winning Director Alex Gibney. Continue Reading →