The Reel Sisters Film Festival 2015, A Day Of Realness In Harlem

By Rudy Collins The day long Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Festival Lecture Series 2015 founded by Carolyn Butts on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at Imagenations Raw Space in Harlem offered a good learning experience for everyone. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…

Pryor, Foxx, And Moms In Apollo Walk Of Fame

By Rudy Collins Richard Pyror Jr. and sister Rain, in true Pryor form, had the crowd laughing a the  induction of Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, and Jackie Moms Mabley into the Apollo Theatre’s Walk of Fame on 125th Street in Harlem USA. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for…

Dorothy Skinner Street Naming In Harlem

By Rudy Collins The family and neighborhood friends of Dorothy Skinner gathered at 140th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem, New York. 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 Week 2015 Kicks Off “A Great Day in Harlem”

HARLEM WEEK presents “A Great Day in Harlem,” the official kick-off to the 41st Annual HARLEM WEEK Festival Hosts Hot Urban Fashion Fusion Showcase. 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.

Join The 46th Annual African American Heritage Day Parade In Harlem

This years theme of the 46th Annual African-American Heritage Day Parade is ‘We Salute the African-American Business Community’. The event is on Sunday September 20, 2015 at 1 PM in Harlem, NY. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

Harlem Wellness Challenge: Harlem Run One-Miler Success

  By CC Minton On Sunday, June 19th, Harlem United and Harlem Run co-hosted the first Harlem One-Miler Run.  The event was held at Marcus Garvey Park to raise funds in support programs and services offered by Harlem United. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….”…

Dining With Miss Lil: The 1st Annual Harlem Eat Up Festival

By Lil Nickelson Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of Harlem’s food, culture and spirit.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for…