Diddy’s Howard Backlash (video)

diddy_dirty_moneyHarlem man Diddy is facing a backlash after Howard University announced this week that that he is invite to speak at their upcoming commencement ceremony and will also receive an honorary doctorate degree. 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 →

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston in (we hope) Harlem.Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante listed Zora Neale Hurston on his list of 100 Greatest African Americans. Continue Reading →