The 2016 Ailey Spirit Gala Launches Two-Week Lincoln Center Season

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2016 Lincoln Center engagement kicked off with a star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala on Wednesday, June 8th. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.

Madame Ophelia DeVore, The Harlem Hostess, 1922 –

Ophelia DeVore was the first creole-mixed model in the United States. She was born on August 12, 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.

Shop Harlem: Designer Bags Featuring Balenciaga, Céline And More

With designs from some of the most legendary labels in fashion, this collection of runway-ready bags is infused with the inimitable spirits of names like Balenciaga, Céline and others. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem…

The 47th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced (list)

The nominees for the 47th NAACP Image Awards were announced today during a press conference from The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.

HW Pick: B Michael Special Dress Collection At Macy’s

Just in time for the holidays, famed couture, ready-to-wear designer and Harlem fave B Michael showcased his new social dress collection for fans and friends at Macy’s Herald Square on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural…

Resurrected Harlem, Rev. Calvin Butts Seeks Salvation

Crains New York reports that when the definitive history of New York’s resurgence is written, one of the pivotal players will be Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization that the Rev. Calvin Butts led to resurrect a neighborhood that once symbolized urban collapse. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie…