Harlem’s Erick Estrada On The Set Of Chips, 1977

Henry Enrique “Erik” Estrada[1] (born March 16, 1949) is an American actor and reserve police officer, known for his co-starring lead role in the 1977–1983 United States police television series CHiPs. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

Yolande’s Yard: Bikram Yoga Harlem

By Yolande Brener “If it’s your first time, and you’re feeling dizzy or nauseous, congratulations, you’re doing it right,” said Erik Cummings, co-owner of Bikram Yoga Harlem, during my first class there. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

Disney’s First Black Princess

Belle. Ariel. Jasmine. Chances are, you know these names as just a few of Disney’s magical princesses from such classic tales as Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and Aladdin. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

No power or water in Harlem? Head to New York Sports Club

No power or water? New York Sports Club announced today that it’s opening its doors free of charge to anyone who needs to shower, charge their cell phone, or blow off steam with a stress-relieving run on the treadmill. (We recommend all three.) VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

Interview: Monique Hedmann, Harlem Hospital

Monique Hedmann The Harlemite works at Harlem Hospital and with Harlem Tai Chi guru Dr. Robert Woodbine on the upcoming Tai Chi and Qigong workshop, Saturday, October 13th, 2012 in Mount Morris Park. Here, she talks about Harlem Hospital Center, working with Dr. Robert Woodbine, physical and mental health in Harlem. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate,…

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Theatre, Music and Dance

By Walter Rutledge The fall arts season is getting underway. This weekend theater, music, and dance are all in the forefront. 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.