Souleo: LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross Find Meaning

When actresses LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross finished reading the script for two-time Oscar nominee John Sayles’ new film, “Go For Sisters,” they immediately knew they wanted to be cast in it since they appreciated the script’s sensitivity in dealing with issues of sisterhood and race.

HW Questionnaire: K Black Is Back

Harlem World Magazine caught up with K Black as he talked about working with Shyne (Bad Boy), Lil’ Wayne, TOTAL, Jaheim, Hezekiah Walker’s and Liz Black, having music in the family, starting his own label and his upcoming new CD Marva.

HW Pick: The Lonely Guy

When Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by exploiting every connective tool of the national social and electoral network—would run his White House in sharp contrast to the bunkered, hunkered-down George W. Bush.

Duke Ellington Trio, 1966 (video)

The performance by Duke “The Duke” Ellington Trio in 1966, after rocking Harlem for decades, during this timeline Ellington was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Music, in 1965, but was turned down. Then 67 years old, he reacted: “Fate is being kind to me.

Yolande’s Yard: ‘Birth of the Living Dead’

By Yolande Brener For a documentary about a zombie movie, Birth of the Living Dead is full of life. Packed with archival footage from the 60’s, interviews with writers, filmmakers and producers, and clips from Night of the Living Dead, the surprises keep coming right until the end.

Visually Speaking: The Image as a Catalyst for Social Change

Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. Visually Speaking: The Image as a Catalyst for Social Change This installment of Visually Speaking—our photographic conversation series—will feature the following accomplished photographers: Ming Smith, Leroy Henderson, Jules Allen, and Beuford Smith. Moderated by Grace Anieza Ali, founder, Of Note Magazine, and curated by Terrence Jennings.

Sharpton Demands Profiling Guarantee From Macy’s

The Rev. Al Sharpton said he and other civil rights leaders had a “brutally honest” meeting Monday with the CEO of Macy’s over racial profiling, and demanded that the department store lay out how they will guarantee the practice doesn’t happen before the holiday shopping season begins.