Harlem Actress Aixa Kendrick Joins Florida Premiere Of Historic War Drama The Dahomey Warriors For Black History Month

Award-winning Harlem-based actress Aixa Kendrick has joined the cast of Layon Gray’s critically acclaimed war drama The Dahomey Warriors for its Florida premiere at the Sandrell Rivers Theatre in Miami. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Harlem Fave Zora Neale Hurston’s Last Slave

A previously unpublished work by Zora Neale Hurston, in which the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic slave trade, is set to be released next year, more than half a century after her death in 1960. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem…

Harlem’s Camille Yarbrough And Others Win The Lorraine Hansberry Award

On Tuesday, May 24, The Lorraine Hansberry Awards, presented by Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith and Woodie King, Jr., New Federal Theatre Artistic Director, will honor five women: Micki Grant, Lynn Hamilton, Shauneille Perry, Dr. Glory Van Scott and Camille Yarbrough. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the…

Bert Williams, Harlem

Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was one of the preeminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. “(Bert Williams was)…central to the development of a global black modernism centered in Harlem’s Renaissance.” PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem…