Author of Love Changes and Harlem Writers Guild member Eartha Watts-Hicks takes us on a behind the scenes tour of the 1st Annual NY Black Expo kicked off on today at the Metropolitan Pavillion in NYC with the host with the most Sherwin XL.
Funny girl Nethia Heywards got the party started with her antics to open the event.
Fellow commedian Vicky Love followed with her perfect timing of holiday humor.
Eartha toured vendors and met with Pharaonic brand which sells t-shirts with empowering messages – www.pharaonicdesigns.com.
Meeting the lovely ladies from It Works Network Marketing Company. Their torso wrap products are the latest sensation sweeping the Tri-state area.
Diony Cespedes founder of Solestrivers, a financial empowerment organization.
Yum, yum, the cakes, tarts, and other deserts were to die for.
The reggae Rayvon, held it down with his single “Angel.”
Eartha meet fellow members Judy C. Andrews and Grace F. Edwards from the Harlem Writers Guild.
We loved the great silver artisan work by Joanne E Dawes CEO of B Dazzled Fashion Jewelry.
Celebrity author Ms. Flo Anthony of TV1 was at Black Expo with her book Deadly Stuff Players, a black Hollywood murder mystery set during the holiday season.
Here’s Judy and our tour guide Eartha with the legendary Delphonics.
The hardest workring man next to James Brown founder NY Black Expo and organizer Marc Anthony Jenkins and Lawrence Ben Miles.
Looked like a great event we look forward to the next event in June, 2014.
After the event, Eartha said, “This was probably the most fun I’ve ever had at a vending event.”
Photographed by Eartha Watts-Hicks from the Harlem Writers Guild.