Harlem Becomes A Destination For African Tribal Art Week

african art in harlem photoBy Mel Brown with additional contributions from Tricia Fraser

For almost a century, Harlem has been known as a destination for contemporary art, culture and fashion. With emerging revitalization, Harlem has experienced yet another cultural metamorphosis. Continue Reading →

Touro’s Sommerville Wins Fellowship In Ghana

Alia SommervilleAlia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc. (NMF), a non-profit organization that advocates for increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians in the United States. Continue Reading →

Shirley Temple And Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson, 1935

tumblr_ma3kmgLMfv1qhpmnao1_500Shirley Temple and Harlem’s Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson behind-the-scenes in the film The Littlest Rebel, in1935. Continue Reading →

Queen Mother Delois Blakely: Harlem’s Street Nun

Delois BlakelyA woman of compassion and caring, Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely champions the aspirations of women, children and youth. She criticizes mankind for the economic injustice that has degraded billions of lives worldwide and champions’ education, basic business training, microcredit, entrepreneurship, and “heart” as potential solutions. Continue Reading →