The New Art of Capturing Love (Book)

By Morgan A. Grain

All rules beyond the basic fundamentals of photography are thrown out in the groundbreaking book The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography, by Kathryn Hamm & Thea Dodds by Ten Speed Press Continue Reading →

Apollo Announces Collaboration Curated By Harlem’s Jason Moran

350px-apollotheater2009The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presents two special evenings of  Jazz with Harlem Night/U Street Lights curated by Grammy- nominated pianist/composer  and Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz – Jason Moran. Continue Reading →

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 →

President Harry S. Truman In Harlem, 1948-1952

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It’s 1948 in Harlem, where a large crowd hears an address by then Harry S. Truman as he campaigns in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Diddy’s 2014 Howard University Commencement Speech (Video)

ecSome people are not happy with Diddy being a Howard University dropout and getting to make the Commencement speech, but others say it was an awesome speech and he inspired them with his words. 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 →