Slices Of Charlotte To Fuel Harlem

fuel pizza spot in harlemThere is a new found culinary creativity emerging from Charlotte, North Carolina eateries and now one of them are staking a very visible claim at the corner of 123rd and Frederick Douglas Avenue.

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Jill Marie Lawrence Reflects On Harlem’s Maya Angelou

jill lawrence and maya angleouIt doesn’t get any better than, two diva’s in one photograph. Here’s Harlem fave and celebrity Jill Marie Lawrence and Harlem poet Dr. Maya Angelou in the back yard in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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African Teen Accepted By 24 Colleges Goes To Columbia In Harlem

girl goes to HarlemFrank Beoke had a good job in Ghana. He made a decent amount of money and his family had a good life there. The one thing that they were missing was a great education. Continue Reading →

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II And N. Carolina NAACP President Leads “Moral Monday”

Rev. William BarberThe Riverside Church announced today that Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP and the catalyzing force behind the “Moral Monday” civil disobedience protests responding to Republican voter suppression efforts in North Carolina. Continue Reading →

White Walls: Men of Color in Higher Education Speak

SCAIIIRapsi2014feb23By Jackie Weatherspoon

Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI  Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative). Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: New Talent KJ Drops CD This Week (video)

KJ_RoofThe R&B prodigy known as ‘KJ’ has high expectations for himself and the music that he creates. The 16 year-old entertainer plans to do what many new artists never, or rarely do in their careers, he plans to sell over 3+ million copies of his first official single within the first three months of its release! Continue Reading →

Exclusive: The Bieb’s Badgirl Is Justin Combs Ex

She-Shy-About-Showing-Her-CurvesYou’re probably aware that Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI and drag racing in Miami last week. If you’re not aware, Justin hit the town with a group of friends, including R&B singer Khalil Sharieff (who was also placed under arrest) and a blonde. Continue Reading →

The Source Meat Wholesalers or Smitty’s Meat Market In Harlem

The Source Meat Wholesalers market was at 2285 12th Avenue (between 126th and 125th Street). The store was owned by John E. Smith or “Smitty”, who was described as your typically “friendly neighborhood butcher.” Continue Reading →