Checkout Lauryn Hill Kill Them Softly Live In Harlem

10388131_10152765341533621_9006125054157905061_nBlue Note presents a once in a lifetime jam with Lauryn Hill in a Small Axe: Acoustic Performance Series live performance at Madiba Harlem at My Image Studios on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Continue Reading →

What Time Is the Enhanced State of the Union?

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014.

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.

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Lisa Leone’s Fugees On A Harlem Roof (video)

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By Lisa Leone

I took this on a Harlem rooftop in the early 1990s during what felt like a golden era for hip-hop. At the time, I wrote a monthly column for Vibe magazine: my job was to go behind the scenes of music video shoots with camera and pen. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton Seeks ‘Justice For All’ At DC March

rev al sharptonRev. Al Sharpton invited the family members of young black men who died at the hands of police officers to address the more than 10,000 protesters in Washington, D.C., early Saturday afternoon.

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Scandal’s ‘Olivia Pope’ Signed Photo By Kerry Washington (photo)

kerry washington scandal kerry washingtonWe love this fabulous photograph signed by one-time Harlem resident Kerry Washington as the Olivia Pope character from the hit show ‘Scandal.’ Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Win ‘Sistas, The Musical’ Theater Tickets

CNM-Sistas1The Sista’s The Musical is a musical Journey of a Multi-Generational African American Family, Told Through a Playlist of Songs Made Famous by Artists Past and Present. Continue Reading →

Don’t Hate, Celebrate All Our Neighbors In Harlem

1969345_10152353613319047_121569995_nSTOP demonizing black LGBT people in Black Church Pulpits! The sad fact is more than half of the congregants in black churches aren’t married ANYWAY–and the kids in Sunday School live in single parent households. Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Something Strange Happening Downtown … (update)

eartha;s hood on 23rd streetHarlem Writers Guild member Eartha Watts-Hicks writes that something strange occurring in my neighborhood. Continue Reading →