Jonathan A. Mason Sr., Leads Harlem’s African American Day Parade

Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  Jonathan A. Mason Sr., International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (PBS) has been selected to serve as the Grand Marshall of Harlem’s historic African American Day Parade. Continue Reading →

On Top Of HEAF’s National College Decision Day

heaf drsft in harlemOn Thursday, May 1st marked the second occasion of HEAF’s Annual National College Decision Day Draft Event where over 100 New York City students announced their college choices. Continue Reading →

Diddy Gives Howard’s Commencement Speech

Sean_Combs_2010Harlmeite and music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will deliver the 146th commencement address at Howard University next month, the historically black college announced Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. Continue Reading →

McDonald’s and Harlem’s Fashion Row Launch 2014 McCafe Student Fashion Design Competition

june-ambrose2Beverages and fashion collide as McDonald’s USA has joined forces with Harlem’s Fashion Row™ (HFR) to launch the 2014 McCafe Student Fashion Design Competition. Continue Reading →

Amin Joseph Talks Acting, Marky Mark And Tips (video)

amin josephToday, Harlem man Amin Joseph sent us an interview he did with KaBookit.com. Amin Joseph is a protégé of the World Famous Apollo Theater in his hometown of Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 1)

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

In the 1990s, thanks to the cross-cultural success of Terry McMillan’s legendary and timeless novel—Waiting to Exhale—the publishing industry finally woke up and welcomed contemporary African-American writers into their doors. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Afro Flow at Asali Yoga in Harlem (video)

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By Yolande Brener

Pilin Anice is bringing Afro Flow Yoga back to Asali Yoga in Harlem for the fall.
And I was happy to learn you don’t have to have an afro to do Afro Flow yoga, nor do you have to be African. Continue Reading →