Anita Thompson, Harlem’s American Cocktail Girl, 1920′s

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Langston Hughes was a cousin; Booker T. Washington was a friend; Bill “Bojangles” Robinson taught her tap dance; W. E .B. du Bois a likely first lover…

Contemporary ‘It girls’ have nothing on the free spirits of the 1920s like Anita Thompson Dickinson Reynolds, who danced the Charleston, turned cartwheels on the sidewalk, and drank gin blossoms till dawn. Continue Reading →

Puff Daddy LA Take Over (video)

Diddy, YG And Dizzy Wright Surprised The Streets For Day 1 Of REVOLTs Popular Demand Takeover

Ever since Harlem man Puff Daddy dubbed himself to be the game’s one and only “Big Homie,” he’s been looking to spread love amongst the culture’s future leaders. Continue Reading →

The “Harlem Dragball” Award Ceremony And Dinner

harlems-drag-ballHonoring 100 Harlem Ballroom competitors from the “Red Era” (1986-1990)

The “Harlem Dragball” community on Saturday, April 19th 2014, at the Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom at 440 West 57th St., NYC @ 6pm., will honor individuals for their over 25 years of dedication and historical preservation of the Harlem Ballroom Dragball competitions which now in 2014 has expanded globally with events being held around the world in countries of Japan, Russia, England, and France. Continue Reading →

Harlem Globetrotters on “Unsung Hollywood”

the harlem globetrotters posterTV One’s series Unsung Hollywood, which shines a spotlight on prominent African American stars from the world of film like The Harlem Globetrotters movie poster (above), television, comedy and sports, telling the stories that have rarely or never been told. Continue Reading →

Bill “A Rage In Harlem” Duke On TV One’s UnSung

unsung_hollywood_billduke_alt2TV One’s series Unsung Hollywood, which shines a spotlight on prominent African American stars from the world of film, television, comedy and sports, telling the stories that have rarely or never been told. Continue Reading →