By Hadasah Ingrid January 31, 2014. At the cusp of Black History Month, the legendary Harry Belafonte and MSNBC journalist and TV host Melissa Harris-Perry sat down to examine the current state of race and black activism at the Schomburg Center for Black Research in Harlem.
A tormented 15-year-old girl who mused on Facebook about committing suicide jumped to her death Thursday from the roof of her grandmother’s Upper West Side building (just south of Harlem), police said.
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Seitu Oronde was on the road again covering the Greater Harlem of Chamber of Commerce mega Concert Saluting Jazz and Gospel Tonight at the Apollo Theater.
By Jackie Weatherspoons Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative).
By Walter Rutledge This weekend there is high-flying dance all over the city. In chelsea Hip-Hop rules! And on the west side dance defies gravity and showcases the new and emerging. While free art classes and museum tours for young people take place in Harlem.
It wasn’t until graduate school that Michelle Joan Wilkinson, director of collections and exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, realized that becoming a curator could be a viable profession.
Join us on Monday, January 27th for The First Rendezvous of 2014 and enjoy special live performances from Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and musician Geno Young.
The Studio Museum in Harlem is thrilled to announce an exciting new event! We are inviting artists living or working in Harlem to join Director and Chief Curator Thelma Golden to review their work and discuss their artistic endeavors.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today delivered his 2014 Executive Budget address, outlining a disciplined and innovative plan that allows for tax cuts that will create jobs, grow the economy and provide much-needed relief for struggling families.
By Walter Rutledge This weekend New York City is dancing! There is dance in Chelsea by a veteran dance maker; while new choreographers test the dance waters in Chinatown, and in Brooklyn two organizations put the dancers of tomorrow center stage. Here are a few of the many arts events taking place around the city…
WNYC’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration goes uptown to the historic Apollo Theater Sunday, January 19, 2014.
Nearly 12 years ago, Sage Gallon was just getting clean after a decade of smoking crack. He’s now reliving those days of substance abuse but this time as a photographer.
By Walter Rutledge Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet Dance Company is one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1994 Creative Outlet is a dance company, which has performed nationally and internationally, a school that has an outstanding track record of developing professional artists, an Arts-in-Educations programs that has provided arts programming in over forty inner-city schools,…
Melvin Stanton “Mel” Tapley was born in New York on May 29, 1918. In the 1920 U.S. Federal Census, the Tapley family of three lived in Cortlandt, New York at 1105 Park Street. His parents were Harry, a chauffeur, and Louise, and his age was recorded as nine months, which would make his birth in…