Walter’s World: Film Premiere at Faison Firehouse Theater

By Walter Rutledge The Faison Firehouse Theater, located at 6 Hancock Place, in Harlem, will host the highly anticipated red carpet film premiere of The Skinny on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:00pm. It is the third feature film from independent filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk (Punks, Noah’s Arc) and will be presented during the First Annual Pride…

Walter’s World: RIOULT Premieres The Violet Hour

By Walter Rutledge RIOULT presented their 2012 New York season May 10 through 13 at John Jay College’s newly renovated Gerald W. Lynch Theater. 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.

Harlem Kids Are Super At The 5th Annual Super Saturday! STEM EXPO In Harlem (video)

The Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC), Manhattan’s Community School District 5 (CSD 5), and Morningside Area Alliance (MAA) brought together some of New York City’s shining science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students, community and corporate organizations, and industry professionals for the 5th Annual Super Saturday! STEM Expo. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions…

Elizabeth Catlett, Passes at 96

Elizabeth Catlett, whose abstracted sculptures of the human form reflected her deep concern with the African-American experience and the struggle for civil rights… 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.

Reginald E. Gilliam, Jr., Passes

Reginald E. Gilliam, Jr., a trailblazing African-American lobbyist and most recently Sodexo Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, passed away at the age of 67 on March 28, 2012 after succumbing to lymphoma. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

Chabad of Harlem, Safe Place to Live and Raise Children

Chabad teaches to care for the spiritual and material needs of all Jews, wherever they could be found. Chabad of Harlem suggest where Jews are heading as gentrification marches. Perhaps it was only a matter of time. In a city defined by runaway gentrification — Chabad has come to Harlem. And the popular outreach group…

In Washington Heights, Harlem, Women Outnumber Men 2 to 1

The boys may be in Washington Heights in Harlem, but the Harlem girls don’t believe their true love is waiting there for them. 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.