A Conversation With The Legendary Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte

Three-time Grammy Award—winning musician, Actor and Activist Harry Belafonte is one of the most successful Jamaican-American artists of all time, renowned for bringing the Caribbean sound to the international mainstream.

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Seitu’s World: “Turn The World Around” Tribute Concert To Harry Belafonte

On Thursday, March 1, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was there to take these great photographs at the “Turn The World Around” Tribute Concert to Harry Belafonte at City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

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‘Turn The World Around” Tribute Concert To Harry Belafonte At City College In Harlem

The work and life of legendary artist and activist Harry Belafonte will be celebrated during a concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Continue Reading →

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Interview: Philanthropic Event Guru Talks Tips And Celebrates

In 2015 Black Gives Back reported that event planner Dani Johnson has a unique focus for her special events company – philanthropy. In fact, it’s her sole focus. Continue Reading →

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Al “Hirschfeld’s Harlem,” A Rare Picture Window Into Harlem Renaissance

Now in paperback! Decades before the PBS documentaries, before Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Hirschfeld and many, many more went to Harlem. Continue Reading →

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De Blasio Taps Harlemites And Others To Consider Controversial Statues’

NY Daily News reports that Mayor de Blasio named a committee Friday to address how the city should deal with the sordid histories of hundreds of statues, plaques, obelisks and other memorials scattered on city property across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

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Castillo’s World: 5 Up and Coming Harlem Musicians (Video)

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Harlem has an envious track record of being the bedrock of some of the best musicians, singers, and rappers the music industry has ever known. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Adriano Espaillat And Others Speaks At Renaming Honoring Harry Belafonte (Video)

Mayor de Blasio delivers remarks and unveil a plaque alongside First Lady Chirlane McCray and Harry Belafonte and New York Public Library President & CEO Tony Marx at the renaming of the 115th Street Library to the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Continue Reading →

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Rev. Sharpton To Focus On Trump During National Action Network’s Convention (Update)

NY Daily News reports that the National Action Network holds its annual convention this week — with an emphasis on action. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration: Screenings And Conversation With Walter Mosley

Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist and activist—a little early—on Saturday, February 4, 2017, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte’s friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley. Continue Reading →

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Holiday Fun comes To City College Center For The Arts In Harlem

city-college-in-harlem1Internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer Júlio T. Leitão and his celebrated youth dance group Batoto Yetu are bringing holiday cheer to New York and the City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Master/Class Listening Party & Performance With Dannis Winston At Minton’s In Harlem

dannis-winston-1“Master / Class  speaks to my commitment to being a student of the greats everyone from Duke Ellington to Quincy Jones to Harry Belafonte and master of my own sense of class,” explains Dannis Winston about his debut EP. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: “Memories of My Father” With Martin Luther King III

Dr. Martin Luther KingBounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with a new original short-form series called “Memories of My Father” featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Continue Reading →

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A Havana Night Benefit Gala With Harlem Fave’s Harry Belafonte And Danny Glover

danny and harry eventThe American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (AFLFC) will celebrate its 15th anniversary building cultural bridges between the U.S and Cuba at its annual fundraising event A Havana Night Benefit Gala. Continue Reading →

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Welcome Pope Francis To East Harlem With A Video, Photo And/Or Text

Pope_FrancisIn honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from September 22ndto 27th, Catholic Charities of New York today launched CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, a new digital site where people throughout the country, regardless of religious beliefs, can share a greeting with the Pope along with a message of charity. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Premiere “Blackness” A New Anthem (video)

blacknessPop legend and longtime political activist Harry Belafonte (whose 1956 Calypso album was the first to sell a million copies) introduced the three musicians several years ago via his organization Sankofa, which encourages artists and performers of color to actively create art that may serve as a catalyst for positive cultural evolution. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Congressman Rangel Congrats Justice League NYC (video)

image004Congressman Charles B. Rangel greeted and congratulated the Justice League NYC marchers who walked 250 miles from New York City to Washington, DC to bring awareness to issues regarding juvenile and criminal justice. Continue Reading →

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