Traci Braxton On ‘Braxton Family Values’ (video)

traci brxton on braxton family valuesAfter all the drama, Evelyn insists the sisters go to Jamaica to have some fun. Traci talks about her new single, the need for less drama with her sisters and running late to Toni’s concert.

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Harlem Fave Sheryl Lee Ralph Honored At The Jamaica Independence Ball

sheryl-lee-ralph-approved-photo-2The stage is all set for the Skatalites, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Karl and Faye Rodney, to be bestowed with honors at the Jamaica Independence Ball in New York, [this] Saturday, August 16, at the New York Marriot Marquis Hotel, located at , 1535 Broadway, New York, scheduled for 8pm-3:00am. The cocktail hour begins at 6:30pm. Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Marcus 100 Years Later– A Tribute To Harlem’s Own D.r Clarke

Marcus Mosiah Garvey -By Vinette K. Pryce

One hundred years after Jamaica’s Marcus Mosiah Garvey formed the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in his birth island, his legacy is being touted. Continue Reading →

Ashtanga Yogaist Shakira Williams in Harlem

Ashtanga Yogaist Shakira Williams in HarlemLand Yoga is delighted to welcome revolutionary Ashtanga Yoga instructor, Shakira Williams. Shakira is visiting from Jamaica where she is the only authorized Ashtanga teacher in Jamaica. Continue Reading →

Jamaicans Celebrate Two Milestone Achievements In Harlem

Jamaica 52By Vinette K. Pryce

Jamaicans in New York rallied with purposeful prayers to give thanks for their island’s 52 years of independence and also for the longevity of one of its oldest organization in the United States. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Conrad Norman, 1908

Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters Harlem Repro POSTCARD#200Conrad Norman, the Jamaican-born founder of the Alpha Physical Culture Club of Harlem, America’s first African American athletic club at the turn of the 20th century in 1904. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Digiwaxx Presents Maxi Priest Listening Party

ecJoin Harlem’s Digiwaxx with VP Records and the Jamaican Tourist Board for an exclusive preview of the Maxi Priest upcoming album.
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HW Pick: Esther Anderson Talks About Bob Marley Documentary

Bob and Esther 2Comprised of never-before-seen archival footage, this enthralling 2011 documentary, directed by Esther Anderson and Gian Godoy, unveils rare glimpses into Bob Marley and The Wailers’s rise to stardom, including the band’s first rehearsal. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Marcus Garvey, Look For Me In The Whirlwind’ Film In Harlem

marcus garveyMarcus Garvey: Look For Me In The Whirlwind, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, uses a wealth of material from the Garvey movement-written documents, film and photographs-to reveal what motivated a poor Jamaican to set up an international organization in Harlem for the African diaspora, what led to his early successes, and why he died lonely and forgotten. Continue Reading →