“I Dreamt I Dwelt In Harlem,” A Brief History (videos)

harlem video from the the 1940s

Sources say the title is a play on the song from the 1800s called “I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls”.

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Glen David Andrews Plays At Silvana in Harlem

DPP_7308In a city whose spirit world is as old as Mother Africa’s children, Glen David Andrews, a native son of New Orleans, has made a compelling case for his own deliverance. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Lower 9th Ward New Orleans

BHS VillageBy Mike McQuillan

“People are basically good at heart.” The late Anne Frank’s journal words live on because hopeful claims help us deny racism’s realities and the failures of white institutions. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Christian a Tunde Adjuah At Harlem Jazz Shrines Fest (video)

Christian_Scott_general_4_credit_Delphine_Diallo6a6c02The George Clinton of Jazz, check out our man Christin aTunde Adjuah who closing the distance between acoustic and electric sounds in jazz, Christian aTunde Adjuah premieres his double quartet  and their approach to jazz entitled Stretch Music. Continue Reading →

Entergy 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards 2013 Honored

women_1The 25 Influential Black Women In Business Awardees for 2103 were honored on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in NYC, The Network Journal, New York’s leading Black professional and small-business magazine, presented the event at the Marriott New York Marquis.

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Birmingham Traveling Civil Rights Exhibit Debuts at the Apollo

Birmingham_Civil_Rights_Exhibit_DebutsMayor William Bell and the City of Birmingham get ready to open the 2013 Civil Rights Traveling Exhibit, Birmingham: The Movement that Changed the World, in New York City at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Rare Louis Armstrong recording released (video)

Louis Armstrong was in Washington on January 29, 1971 to perform at the Inauguration against the advice of his doctors of then incoming National Press Club President Vernon Louviere, a fellow native of New Orleans. Continue Reading →

‘Rainbows” by Sue

“I just wrote this after someone tried to tell me that oil (and the spill and how we can stop drilling to avoid further combat) has nothing to do with war and this person said “No its all religion” (and tried to tell me about religion) and really at this point there are 300 reasons why we are at war and none of it is of any worth so here it goes: I just named it . . .”

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