Harlem’s Donald McKayle, One Of The First Black Men Of Modern Dance

Donald McKayle, July 6, 1930 – April 6, 2018, was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and writer best known for creating socially conscious concert works during the 1950s Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: 100 Black Men Founders Awards-Gala 2017 (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Harlem electeds, supporters and others were in the house for the 100 Black Men Founders Awards Gala 2017 at the MIST in Harlem, Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Made Man Celebrity Honoree Reception Presented By 100 Black Men

100 Black Men of Greater Washington, DC Inc., one of the nation’s most esteemed African American male advocacy and youth mentorship organizations, and Blueprint Global Group, executive producer and founder Continue Reading →

10,000 New Yorkers Fed By One Hundred Black Men NY

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York will kick-off its 4th annual citywide Hunger Relief Initiative in partnership with 15 churches by donating funds and distributing meals at locations throughout Continue Reading →

One Hundred Black Men NY Awarded ‘Chapter Of The Year”

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM) received the 2014-2015 Chapter of the Year Award for Leadership in Economic Empowerment from 100 Black Men of America, Inc. at Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave One Hundred Black Men Awarded Walmart Foundation Grant

One Hundred Black Men received a grant of $75,000 from the Walmart Foundation as part of both organizations’ commitments to fighting hunger and promoting nutrition among those in need. Walmart Continue Reading →

“New Research “Quantifies Hope” For Black Men And Boys”

A new report jointly released by Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working Continue Reading →

NYC Teens Learn From The Pros At One Hundred Black Men

More than two dozen New York City teens in the Junior One Hundred/Pathways To Success Program gathered at Pace University on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon to hear from Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Women to Win a Championship At Wimbledon

Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards 2018 (Red Carpet)

Kicking off Women’s History Month; ESSENCE turned the spotlight on four remarkable women, during Oscar week, with its popular “Black Women In Hollywood Awards,” held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Continue Reading →

Harlem Stage And National Black Theatre Present “Mothers Of The Movements” In Harlem

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Black Girl Magic Celebrating The Superflyness Of Black Women & Girls 2017 Finale

Show your love in celebration of the Superflyness Of Black Women & Girls from Harlem to Harare presented for free by our friends at Imagenation Foundation event presented at Marcus Continue Reading →

Meet the Trailblazing Black Servicewomen Who Are Embracing Natural Hair in the Military

Vogue reports that in January of this year, the United States Army revised its grooming and appearance regulations, including its ban on dreadlocks for female soldiers.

Support Removal Of The Harlem Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Experimented On Enslaved Black Women

IN an e-mail from East Harlem Preservation: Our campaign to remove the statue of  J. Marion Sims—a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women without anesthesia or informed consent—continues to Continue Reading →

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala Celebrates ‘Black Women Did That’

For the past 36 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala. The annual sold out must attend celebration is the pinnacle fundraising Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join Gloria Steinem, Angela Yee And Stacey Tisdale Black Women And Feminism

During the course of this transformative evening, a group of extraordinary women from multiple generations will share stories, history, insights, experience, and ideas that will benefit all who share this Continue Reading →

Hollywood: Time Inc.’s Essence “Black Women in Hollywood Awards” (Photos/Video)

The 10th anniversary of Time Inc.’s Essence “Black Women in Hollywood Awards,” will air as a primetime television event on Sunday, March 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. 

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Statement In Recognition Of Black History Month

Today, uptown U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month.

Join HCCI For Lunch And A Discussion On Black Women and Healthcare In Harlem

Hosted by HCCI, this effort is led by The Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy (CPSEA), for African-American women who are under-insured or uninsured and between the ages Continue Reading →