Columbia University Launches Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter Lecture Series In West Harlem

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Columbia University’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AAADS) Department launched the Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter Lecture Series, honoring the New York City-born rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Continue Reading →

Oprah Winfrey To Join Ta-Nehisi Coates At The Apollo Theater Tonight In Harlem

The Apollo Theater announced today that media mogul Oprah Winfrey will join critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates tonight as he begins his national book tour for his latest work, The Water Dancer, on the world-famous Apollo stage. Continue Reading →

Harlem Resident Brittany Jones Cooper And Forest Whitaker Talk “Godfather Of Harlem”

On Thurday, September 19th, 2019, Harlem resident and BUILD hostess Brittany Jones-Cooper talked to Forest Whitaker who plays Harlem Bumpy Johnson about the new EPIX film “Godfather Of Harlem.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lovie Simone Talks Greenleaf Faith, Fans, And Family At BUILD

The original drama series, “Greenleaf,” from award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Continue Reading →