Harlem Artist Nicole Goodwin Performs At United Nations

By Eartha Watts-Hicks Writers stay encouraged, having the courage to share “this” gift…can take you to amazing places. The gifted and multi-talented artist, Harlem’s Nicole Goodwin, is being featured this week at a presentation at the United Nations (Yes, during the General Assembly), performing before, with, and amongst royalty and heads of state. VIDEO “We re-imagine,…

Souleo: Black Designers Absent From NYFW

As diversity becomes the buzzword across all industries, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is no exception. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

“Shake the Dust” With Fab Five Freddy in Harlem (video)

Can breakdancing save the world? From executive producer and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones, who also provides original music for the film, we are treated to a fascinating look at how hip-hop is striking a resonant chord in the slums, favelas, and ghettos of the world and is inspiring young people to enact social change. VIDEO…

Colliers Markets Corn Exchange Building In Harlem New York

Following completion of a major redevelopment and repositioning, one of the most significant and storied office buildings in Harlem, the Corn Exchange Building — has been brought to market for lease by Colliers International. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito To Create $1.4M City Bail Fund

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito vowed to create a citywide bail fund even if Mayor de Blasio does not support it, as the Queens district attorney blasted the proposal. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.