In Celebration of the Life of Maya Angelou In Harlem

mayaThe family of Dr. Maya Angelou, Random House, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Center for Black Literature invite you to a Celebration of the Life of Maya Angelou. Continue Reading →

Are You ‘Afraid of Dark?’ A New Documentary About Black Men Screens

Malik Yoba2By Ingrid Hadasa

Recent News Headline:
Javier Payne, a 14 year-old boy was shoved through a glass store window by a Sargent police Officer. Payne sustained critical injuries, received 50 staples in his chest and is set for additional surgeries to repair his sliced open chest from the glass.

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Jill Marie Lawrence Reflects On Harlem’s Maya Angelou

jill lawrence and maya angleouIt doesn’t get any better than, two diva’s in one photograph. Here’s Harlem fave and celebrity Jill Marie Lawrence and Harlem poet Dr. Maya Angelou in the back yard in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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Walter’s World: Remembering Jimmy

By Walter Rutledge

August 2, 2010 marked the eighty-sixth birthday of James Baldwin. For the second year in a row the Faison Firehouse Theater has chosen to step to the forefront and present Remembering Jimmy- a tribute to the late James Baldwin. Last year the celebration was a forum with colleagues and contemporaries, and family and friends sharing memories of this extraordinary human being, whose life was lived in the service of his art and humanity.

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