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…

The Public Theater Announces Casting For Revival Of Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director and Patrick Willingham, Executive Director) announced casting today for the upcoming revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN written by Harlem fave Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O’Hara.  PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year…

The Renaissance Is Now, Accutron Podcast Featuring Kamilah Forbes, Executive Producer Of Harlem’s Apollo Theatre

Accutron reignites another chapter of conversation with the renewal of The Accutron Show podcast with special guest, Kamilah Forbes, Executive Producer of the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY. 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 And World Poet, Ntozake Shange 1948 – 2018

Ntozake Shange, October 18, 1948 – October 27, 2018, was an American playwright and poet. As a Black feminist, she addressed issues relating to race and Black power in much of her work. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that…

Reel Sisters Celebrates 20th Anniversary with A Season of Screenings & Events Centering on Women Storytelling In Harlem

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Brooklyn-based festival to showcase films produced, directed and written by women of color — turns 20 year this October 2017. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that…

Harlem’s James Baldwin (1924 – 1987)

James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. 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.

James Baldwin’s Personal Archive Headed To Harlem

The works of James Baldwin are coming home. The personal archive of the Harlem native, literary icon and civil rights leader has been acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the center announced Thursday. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve…

HW Pick: Sidney Poitier, A Nine-Film Retro At MOMI

Actor, director, activist, and humanitarian, Sidney Poitier was a pioneer on many fronts: He has been called Hollywood’s first black leading man, and was the first African-American actor to win an Academy Award, in 1963.   PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…