East Harlem Voices: A Neighborhood Story At Poets Den & Gallery (video)

Poets Den + Gallery, East Harlem, New YorkBy Diane Allford

On November 14, 2014, The Poet’s Den + Gallery hosted, East Harlem Voices – A Neighborhood’s Stories Told. A book signing and oral history showcase… Continue Reading →

Kerry Washington’s Scandalous Home In Harlem

Kerry-Washingtons-living-room1There’s nothing too scandalous about this Harlem brownstone, but it was once the home of actress Kerry Washington. The “Scandal” star shared the home with actor David Moscow when they were an item (the pair split back in 2007). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Suited For Armor” By Lenox Fontaine

lenox fontaineAn fabulous image by one time Harlem World Magazine fashion photographer Lenox Fontaine’s new “Suited For Armor” published in the special edition summer issue of Style-ology Magazine!

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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 →