By Robert Walker Bill Duke‘s career spans almost 50 years, making him a Hollywood icon as both an actor and director.
Here’s a trailer for the soon to be released movie “Clipped Wings They Do Fly.” The movie is purposed to bring attention to the Stigmas associated with Mental Illness in our communities from Harlem to Hollywood.
TV One’s series Unsung Hollywood, which shines a spotlight on prominent African American stars from the world of film, television, comedy and sports, telling the stories that have rarely or never been told.
People traveled from Harlem to the Hudson to pay respects and to celebrate the life of the great senator and also council member Bill Perkins at Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem.
Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959, was a Harlem jazz singer and songwriter.
Today, a diverse group of organizations from across the state urged Governor Kathy Hochul to sign Intervenor Funding (A873-A, Cahill / S3034-A, Parker) into law.
Albany Leon “Barney” Bigard, March 3, 1906 – June 27, 1980, was a Harlem jazz clarinetist known for his 15-year tenure with Duke Ellington.
Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life is a 9+1⁄2-minute musical short produced in 1935 that features Duke Ellington’s early extended piece, “A Rhapsody of Negro Life,” which is Harlem inspired.
Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced its May and June 2022 programming at Dizzy’s Club, featuring a diverse lineup of club favorites and rising stars alongside the launch of a new concert series.
On Wednesday, December 8th, 2021, Seitu Oronde was at The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Tribute To Bill de Blasio at the Schomburg in Harlem.
On Sunday, September 19th, 2021, the free and open to the public attended the Duke Ellington Concert at The Duke Ellington Statue (at 110th Street and 5th Avenue) in Harlem, NY.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Margaret Nelson as Acting Commissioner of NYC Parks.
Carlos Wesley “Don” Byas, October 21, 1912 – August 24, 1972, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, associated with Swing and bebop.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the expansion of Mentors Matter, an initiative launched in September 2020 that has provided mentoring, tutoring, and social-emotional support.
The Library of Congress announced today that it has acquired the original manuscripts documenting the work of composer, arranger and pianist Billy Strayhorn.