The Museum of Modern Art marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North, with the exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North from April 3 through September 7, 2015. Continue Reading →
Harlem apartments, photograph by Harlem photographer Gordon Parks on a street in Harlem, New York, 1949. Continue Reading →
As Ntozake Shange prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her seminal work, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf with the launch of a multigallery exhibition, she can’t help but sadly acknowledge that the issues facing women which first compelled her to write the work remain relevant today. Continue Reading →
A great photograph by legendary Harlem photographer Gordon Parks of a food seller on Lenox Avenue and 129th Street scene, Harlem, New York, in June, 1943.
The dynamic duo Swizz Beatz and his beautiful Harlem wife Alicia Keys were at The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards dinner in NYC Tuesday night in New York City. Continue Reading →
Listen to the HW Podcast show with host Danny Tisdale as he talks to Carolyn Butts, Director of African Voices, about A Choice of Weapons: The New Renaissance Artists, a May 16th, Tribute to Gordon Parks and Larry Scott Blackman, Deputy Park Commissioner discuss the Shakespearean Sonnet Slam on May 19th in Harlem.
And all the news happening in the world of Harlem.