Over the course of more than three decades, artist and cultural critic Lorraine O’Grady has won acclaim for her installations, performances and texts addressing the subjects of diaspora, hybridity and black female subjectivity.
By Ingrid Hadasa Recent News Headline: Javier Payne, a 14 year-old boy was shoved through a glass store window by a Sargent police Officer. Payne sustained critical injuries, received 50 staples in his chest and is set for additional surgeries to repair his sliced open chest from the glass.
Former Old Mutual CEO Luke Ngwerume Launches ZimSelector, Zimbabwe’s First Online Financial Services Mall An exciting new company in Zimbabwe offers good news against a global backdrop of falling confidence and failing finances. ZimSelector.com is the first on-line Financial Services Mall for Zimbabweans at home and abroad.
You can’t tell, Danny Glover who he can talk to. That’s the gist of what the critically acclaimed actor said during an interview at Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre (NFT) 44th anniversary gala in New York City this past weekend.
Apart from Randolph and the Messenger crew, there was another organization that attacked Garvey just as bitterly—the African Blood Brotherhood (ABB).
Bridging Boundaries: Part II extends the conversation beyond Columbia and into the Harlem community – bridging the communities through artistic expression and discussion. Part II features three of the FLUX artists in Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora with a larger representation of their work.
Anne Dvinge has just published an article about Harlem Kiddies entitled ’Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Afro-Danish jazz band Harlem Kiddies and discourses of race and resistance in 1940s Denmark’ in the international journal African and Black Diaspora.
By Walter Rutledge The Apollo presents Kwanzaa Celebration – Regeneration Night on December 27 at 7:30pm. This is the 7th year the Apollo has presented the theatrical extravaganza, which has become a highly anticipated annual holiday event. The evening will feature Harlem’s premiere dance company Abdel Salaam’s Forces Of Nature Dance Theater, with special guests,…
By Walter Rutledge [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Vth0K49xI&w=420&h=315] The Faison Firehouse and Summerstage presented Harlem Dance Caravan on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at Marcus Garvey Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in the village of Harlem.
By Walter Rutledge Kwanzaa has become a nationally recognized celebration since it’s in inception in 1966. The concepts embodied in the seven principles known as the Nguzo Saba are universal in today’s society, but were extremely relevant to the civil rights era Americans of African decent; who were rekindling the concepts of self-determination, economic empowerment…