Lowe & Behold: Jamaican Chinese Trace Roots From Harlem To Circa BC

Finding Samuel Lowe family photoBy Vinette K. Pryce

Nell Vera Lowe was no ordinary woman. Despite the fact she struggled to make ends meet after migrating to New York to settle on one of the most crime-riddled blocks in Harlem she had extraordinary dreams and perhaps that is why she is the subject of a documentary film featured during the recent Urbanworld Film Festival. Continue Reading →

CCCADI Breaks Ground In Harlem

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By Diane Allford

On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) turned the first sod at their new building on East 125th street in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Lakay; Home is Where Haiti Is

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By Hadasah Ingrid

A new Documentary about Two Brothers Who Return Home to Find Family But Find Themselves

“Haiti is broken.” A life changing phone message from a significant sobbing voice . But those are the words Tirf Alexius heard from his mother about their homeland. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: At The Caribbean New York Fashion Week Show

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It was a fashion treat at the Caribbean New York Fashion Week show at The Out NYC on 42nd Street, in New York, NY. Continue Reading →

Traci Braxton On ‘Braxton Family Values’ (video)

traci brxton on braxton family valuesAfter all the drama, Evelyn insists the sisters go to Jamaica to have some fun. Traci talks about her new single, the need for less drama with her sisters and running late to Toni’s concert.

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CCCADI To Break Ground On New Center In East Harlem

east harlem centerCaribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), the nation’s foremost Afro-Caribbean cultural center, will break ground September 16 at 10:00 AM at the former firehouse at 120 E. 125th Street which it is renovating into a cultural center for East Harlem. Continue Reading →

The African Diaspora International Film Festival In Harlem

Glorious Exit-2The African Diaspora International Film Festival has returned with our monthly Cine-Club Film Series at Teachers College of Columbia University! Continue Reading →