Ghana President Kwame Nkrumah At the Hotel Theresa in Harlem, 1960

african president iin harlemGhana President Kwame Nkrumah addresses crowd in front of the Hotel Theresa in Harlem. Nkrumah declared the 20,000,000 American negroes constituted the strongest link between the people of North America and Africa. Continue Reading →

What’s next for the USA after Portugal draw?

usa soccerThe USA saw their dreams of beating Portugal dashed last week as Portugal’s Silvestre Varela scored an equalizer in the 95th minute. Continue Reading →

African Teen Accepted By 24 Colleges Goes To Columbia In Harlem

girl goes to HarlemFrank Beoke had a good job in Ghana. He made a decent amount of money and his family had a good life there. The one thing that they were missing was a great education. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →