President Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has officially proclaimed 2019 as the year all diasporan descendants of Africans who were captured and transported into the Americas as slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries return to Ghana. Continue Reading →
During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Continue Reading →
Harlem has a long history of dealing with the issue of slavery, from Columbia University grappling with it’s ties to slavery to the African Burial ground of slaves in East Harlem. Continue Reading →
The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a total of 64 films from 31 countries including 31 World, US and NY Premieres. Screenings will be held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University, Cinema Village and MIST Harlem. Continue Reading →
Growing up, Shirah Dedman always hated family tree projects. While other students could trace their roots as far back as the Mayflower, her story always stopped at her great-grandfather. Continue Reading →
For all you Harlemites who love TV One, they are showcasing its 4Q17-2018 programming line-up to the advertising community, TV One unveiled a very focused slate of originals during its annual Upfront presentation at Current located in Chelsea Piers yesterday. Continue Reading →
Oprah Winfrey sits down with Pastor John Gray, the first African-American Associate Pastor at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch Lakewood, on an all-new episode of “Super Soul Sunday” airing Sunday, April 16 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
TV One presents the premiere episode of Harlem Fave “The Manns,” a reality docu-series on the hilarious relationship between David and Tamela Mann and their family, on Tuesday, April 4 at 8 p.m. ET. Continue Reading →