Harlem’s Sharpton ‘Right Direction’ In Barneys Profile Pay $525K

sharptonYahoo Finance reports that Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against major retailers last year. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Damon Dash Calls Solange A ‘Fighter’ And More (video)

Rachel Roy and Damon DashThere’s a lot of speculation as to what caused the Jay Z, Solange Knowles fight in the elevator at the Met Gala after party last week at the Standard Hotel in NYC. But one can only look to the past for indicators as to what happened. Continue Reading →

Carol’s Daughter Files Chapter 11

lisa-price_0_0_0x0_600x446[1]The Wall Street Journal reports that companies affiliated with Harlem mainstay Carol’s Daughter filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday in connection with the beauty brand’s move to close most of its stores. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Explorer Story, Young Guru Through Google Glass (video)

Young Guru. He’s a Glass Explorer, acclaimed DJ, producer and audio engineer who has helped shape the sound of music legends, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for his work on “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. Continue Reading →

Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 2)

Omar Tyree 2By Eartha Watts Hicks

We continue with the three part interview with Omar Tyree that started in February during Black History month and now continues in March 2014. Continue Reading →