Interactive One Acquires Russell Simmons’ GlobalGrind

English: Russell Simmons at Emory University

English: Russell Simmons at Emory University (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Interactive One (interactiveone.com), the number one online platform for the African American and New Urban community, announced today that it has acquired GlobalGrind (globalgrind.com), founded by Harlem fave Russell Simmons.   Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The First Annual Peace Is A Lifestyle Conference

Peace-Flyer-600x452On Saturday June 28th from 9am-3pm, BK Nation, a new national organization, and Fordham University, in conjunction with Erica Ford’s Life Camp, a leading force in the anti-violence movement, will host the First Annual “Peace Is A Lifestyle” Conference at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Hearts of Gold 15th Annual Gala

b. michael, Tamara Tunie, Deborah Koenigsberg and Gregory Generet

The Hearts of Gold 15thAnnual Gala-Arabian Nights, took place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on a beautiful Thursday night in November. The festive evening, complete with belly dancing, a silent auction and fashion show was hosted by Law & Order SVU – Actor, Producer and Director Tamara Tunie. Continue Reading →