Some may have called it Harlem Braggadoccio. An entire weekend devoted to boasting the connection between Harlem and South Africa.
One year before the untimely May 11, 1981 passing of reggae superstar Bob Marley, on Sept. 19, 1980 the Rastafarian musician opened for the first of a two-night concert with rhythm & blues legends The Commodores at Madison Square Garden and many of his fans have not stopped talking about what transpired that evening. Continue Reading →
Nell Vera Lowe was no ordinary woman. Despite the fact she struggled to make ends meet after migrating to New York to settle on one of the most crime-riddled blocks in Harlem she had extraordinary dreams and perhaps that is why she is the subject of a documentary film featured during the recent Urbanworld Film Festival. Continue Reading →
Who knew fashionista Irene Gandy was a senior citizen?
And who also knew that she recently became a Harlem resident? Continue Reading →
Jamaicans in New York rallied with purposeful prayers to give thanks for their island’s 52 years of independence and also for the longevity of one of its oldest organization in the United States. Continue Reading →
Harlem lauded the contribution of Guyana –born Joseph Dennis Livingstone recently during a memorial ceremony that celebrated his dedication to the community but more than that, a diverse gathering of friends, colleagues and associates packed into the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office building to pay tribute to his legacy. Continue Reading →