HW Pick: ‘The Roosevelts: An Intimate History’ In Hudson River Park

the roosevleltsThe Roosevelts, An Intimate History, a new documentary by Ken Burns, will be screened for free in the park – and we’re excited to invite you to this special event. Continue Reading →

Harlem Little League And Bernie Williams Celebrate The 75th Anniversary Of Little League

harlem little leaque1Former MLB All-Star and New York Yankees centerfielder, Bernie Williams, and Little Leaguers® from Harlem, New York, today lit the Empire State Building in red, white and blue in a special ceremony to honor the 75th Anniversary of Little League®. Continue Reading →

Congrats, Harlem’s National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) Wins Peabody Award

Tanishia Williams Minor credit Breht GardnerThe Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)  documentary series, 180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School, which shines the spotlight on the nation’s educational crisis, has won a Peabody Award, the Pulitzer Prize of electronic media. Continue Reading →

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 →

Harlem Film Lovers Can Be a Part of Sundance Film Festival by Submitting

Thomas Allen HarrisFilm lovers can be a part of the upcoming Sundance Film Festival by submitting their family photos via Instagram, a selection of which will be seen at a special event on Monday, January 20 (MLK, Jr. Day) during the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Roadshow. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Chuck Allen III, Scholarship Fund Awards $1,500 To Tri-state Students

When Chuck Allen, III died in 2008 after a 26 year career politician in New Haven, CT. a scholarship fund was established for high school seniors…