HW Pick: “The Original Black Elite,” By Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

In this outstanding cultural biography, The Original Black Elite, the author of the New York Times bestseller A Slave in the White House chronicles a critical yet overlooked chapter in American history: the inspiring rise and calculated fall of the black elite, from Emancipation through Reconstruction to the Jim Crow Era—embodied in the experiences of an influential figure of the time, academic, entrepreneur, and political activist and black history pioneer Daniel Murray.Continue reading

Up Close with CC Minton: Cheri Restaurateur Hosts Private Party for FYI TV Network “B.O.R.N. to Style”

[caption id="attachment_51561" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Cast members (l-r) Brandon Hood, Devin Stokes , Terry Artis and Jonathan Bodrick[/caption]
Cheri French Bistro Restaurateur Alain Eoche hosted a private party celebrating the new show "B.O.R.N. to Style".  Cast members were on hand for the celebration.  The event took place Friday, September 11, 2015 at 122 Lenox Avenue in Harlem.
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