Yolande’s Yard: Homegoings in Harlem (video)

Homegoings_01By Yolande Brener

Christine Turner’s documentary, “Homegoings,” examines the work of funeral director, Isaiah Owens, a man who laughs and cries with his customers, who in turn trust him to lighten their time of loss. Owens Funeral Home, based in Harlem and Branchville is the place “where beauty softens your grief. Continue Reading →

“On Winged Feet…Jesse Owens” At Harlem Y Talks

Owens_Jesse640Harlem Y Talks will present award-winning filmmaker Laurens Grant in the program, “On Winged Feet…Tracking the Trailblazing Journey of Jesse Owens,” on Monday evening, December 16th, at 7 PM. Continue Reading →