Harlem’s Alicia Keys The New Face Of Givenchy

alicia-keysHarlem is a local and global brand. Parfums Givenchy is excited to announce its future collaboration with global music icon and Grammy Award-winning artist, and Harlem born Alicia Keys. Continue Reading →

Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 1)

Omar Tyree

By Eartha Watts-Hicks

In the 1990s, thanks to the cross-cultural success of Terry McMillan’s legendary and timeless novel—Waiting to Exhale—the publishing industry finally woke up and welcomed contemporary African-American writers into their doors. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Worthy Brown’s Daughter” By Phillip Margolin

WorthyBrownsDaughterKnown for his critically acclaimed contemporary thrillers, New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin explores intriguing new territory in Worthy Brown’s Daughter, a compelling historical drama, set in nineteenth-century Oregon, that combines a heartbreaking story of slavery and murder with classic Margolin plot twists. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Sex At Urbanworld

The Urbanworld Film Festival-Zane’s Sex Chronicles By Derrick Salters for Harlem World Magazine

There was a buzz in the air Friday night at the AMC Loews Theater on 34th street, due to the screening of Zane’s Sex Chronicles at the Urbanworld Film Festival. New York Times best-selling author Zane mixed it up with media, as did Executive Producer Suzanne de Passe and cast members Maya Gilbert, Laila Odom, Christina DeRosa, Johanna Quintero, Kalon Jackson and comedian Capone. As the interviews and photo opps continued on a little pass the start time of the screening, the crowd’s anticipation started to bubble. These avid readers of Zane’s books wanted to see if the sexiness described in the books would carry over to the screen. They were hungry for a little visual stimulation. Once everyone was seated, Suzanne de Passe, Zane and a Cinemax executive said a few words. Then the lights went down and the temperature went up. Continue Reading →