Harlem’s Gang Of Four

They started their careers as bright young men in the Democratic precincts of Harlem. Each achieved great success. 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.

“Vibes” At Dame Dash Gallery

New York City is the hotbed of artfull aesthetic events that it is, was the locale for bubbling artist Mark Anthony Green’s debut exhibition, “VIBES ARE THE ONLY CURRENCY.” 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.

Books: The Tastemaker, Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America

The Tastemaker explores the many lives of Carl Van Vechten, the most influential cultural impresario of the early twentieth century: a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era’s icons, and a novelist who created some of the Jazz Age’s most salacious stories. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural…

The Raz: You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

By Marc Rasbury   Last week, CBS aired the 50th Anniversary Special of the Beatles performing on the Ed Sullivan Show and that got me thinking about one of their songs as it pertains to what took place in the world of sports over the past couple of weeks. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural…

NFL Players Take the Next Step at Super Bowl Conference in Harlem

On Tuesday, January 28th, the Next Level Sports & Business Group will combine with the NFLPA’s former players, NY/NJ chapter, to host the inaugural Next Level Sports & Business Conference, taking place in Harlem, NY, at Riverbank State Park. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….”…

Black Keys to Perform Super Bowl Week in New York

The Black Keys, John Legend and Band of Horses are joining with sports celebrities and Citi for a series of special evenings leading up to the Super Bowl. 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.