Charles Weldon Artistic Director Of The Negro Ensemble Company Crosses Over

Actor/Director Charles Weldon, who was Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) since 2005, died December 7 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. He was 78.

Negro Ensemble In “A Soldier’s Play” At Dwyer Cultural Center In Harlem

For its 50th season, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been presenting a retrospective of some of the troupe’s signature works.

‘Paris Blues In Harlem’ A New Short Film On A Harlem Landmark With A Long History (Video)

By Robert Walker Nadhege Ptah is a New York-based actress, writer, and director who has been screening her wonderful short film ‘Paris Blues In Harlem’. Shop, The New Harlem World Continue Reading →

Clarice Taylor, From The New Girl From Harlem, To The Huxtables, Into A Legend

Clarice Taylor, September 20, 1917 – May 30, 2011, was an American stage, film and television actress. Born in Buckingham County, Virginia but raised in Harlem, New York, Taylor was best known for her recurring role Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sonny “The Greatest Living Improviser” Rollins 1930 – (Video)

Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.

Harlem’s Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And Others As 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards including Harlemites Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others were announced today with ABC and HBO leading the nominations in the television categories with Continue Reading →


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