Obama Library Would Continue Revitalization In Harlem

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the West Harlem where Columbia University would build the Obama presidential library, residents are accustomed to change. But they have not always welcomed it. Continue Reading →

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’s 2014 Howard University Commencement Speech (Video)

ecSome people are not happy with Diddy being a Howard University dropout and getting to make the Commencement speech, but others say it was an awesome speech and he inspired them with his words. 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 →