TD Jakes’ Daughter Sarah Releases New Book, Speaks On Getting Pregnant At 13

Sarah-JakesLike every girl, Sarah Jakes dreamed of a life full of love, laughter, and happy endings. But her dreams changed dramatically when she became pregnant at age thirteen, a reality only compounded by the fact that her father, Bishop T.D. Jakes, was one of the most influential megachurch pastors in the nation. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: David V. Goliath in Harlem

samuel church templeBy Renae Francis & Tyrone Holmes

If you’ve ever walked along 125th Street between Park and Madison Avenue in the center of Historic Harlem,  New York you are apt to feel yourself entering a whole new world. Continue Reading →

I Refuse To Call You Bitch

I-RefuseBy Chike Ukaegbu

I refuse to call you a bitch

I said I refuse to call you a bitch Continue Reading →

Ned O’Gorman, Harlem School Founder Passes

OGorman-obit-master675Ned O’Gorman, poet and founder of the Children’s Storefront, a tuition-free school in Harlem created to combat what he saw as “the pervasive lack of imagination” in children’s education. Continue Reading →

Harlem Five Alarm Fire Destroys Many Businesses And Churches

extralargeLast night at around 7:45 p.m., a huge fire broke out in a Harlem hair salon on West 145th Street and then spread to neighboring buildings. The fire grew to five alarms and it took more than 150 firefighters to battle the blaze. Continue Reading →

HW Interview: With Temika Moore

Temika Moore

The Philadelphia native whose mentor was George Duke is performing her new single “I’m Not Ok,” from her new “End of Me” (EP) that premiered on BET JAZZ and CENTRIC TV on Monday, September 24th, 2012 at the Shrine in Harlem. Continue Reading →