Flowers, Carl Van Vechten, channels a movement during the Harlem Renaissance, circa.,1920’s – 1930’s, Continue Reading →
House of Art Gallery, a Bedford-Stuyvesant contemporary pioneer that has carved a niche as a promoter of urban culture joins the debate with an exciting multi-media exhibit and program of lectures, installations and discussions with complimentary sounds and music. Continue Reading →
Legendary singer and Apollo Theater amateur night winner Dionne Warwick was one of the first to welcome renowned Italian operatic tenor Luca Foffano to these shores, upon his recent arrival. Continue Reading →
Some may have called it Harlem Braggadoccio. An entire weekend devoted to boasting the connection between Harlem and South Africa.
Get your tickets now for ‘Father Comes Home From The Wars’ at the Public Theater by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks.
A fixture on the American gospel and pop music scenes, Mavis Staples and her musical family provided a soundtrack to the Civil Rights movement. Continue Reading →
The CDC reports that the highest percentage of new HIV+ test results is among transgender people. In New York City, nearly all of the new HIV infections are among transgender women—many of whom are blacks/African Americans or Latinos. Continue Reading →
By Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel
I am certain that the US-led coalition can defeat the Islamic terrorist groups in the Middle East. But if we ultimately must put boots on the ground, we should only do so when our entire nation is fully committed to sharing the burden – when we reinstate the draft and enact a war tax. Continue Reading →
Harlem invented street style as these photographs prove! Here are images from photographer Diane Allford of the street style moments happening on the streets of Harlem during the Sunday, September 21st, African American Day Parade 2014. Continue Reading →