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Published in 1994, E. Lynn Harris’s Invisible Life was listed by the Los Angeles Times as one of the top 20 “classic works of gay literature.” The book’s success launched a prolific writing career for Harris, which garnered numerous awards and pushed 10 of his novels onto the New York Times Bestseller’s List. Harris died…
In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on Saturday, June 27, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) urges New Yorkers to take control of their health by learning their HIV status.
Pop legend and longtime political activist Harry Belafonte (whose 1956 Calypso album was the first to sell a million copies) introduced the three musicians several years ago via his organization Sankofa, which encourages artists and performers of color to actively create art that may serve as a catalyst for positive cultural evolution.
Harry Lawrence Freeman (October 9, 1869, Cleveland, Ohio — March 21, 1954, Harlem, New York) was a United States opera composer, conductor, impresario and teacher.
A little while back, we dished out these top 3 natural hair styling tips for beating humidity, but the question still lingers — what hair styles to turn to in Harlem?
By Morgan A. Grain and Photographs By Diane Allford Sehar Ezez recalls a time when she was shopping and two women began to follow her around the store.
Harlem United today acknowledged the significant investments in health, housing and human services Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature have made in the SY2015-2016 budget.
By Lil Nickelson When I was a kid growing up in the Sugar Hill section of Harlem, Saturday evening was date night for my parents and they would go out to eat at Sherman’s BBQ on the corner of our block on Amsterdam Avenue and 151st Street or down to Broadway and 145th Street to…
New York has become the 23rd state to authorize marijuana as a medical treatment—though it will have one of the most restrictive programs in the country.
The owner of a vintage boutique in Harlem shares his wit and wisdom on the new reality series B.O.R.N. to Style.
“Witnessing the healing process fascinated me,” she said. “Like my grandmother, I wanted to be a healer, and I envisioned myself one day helping to cure people around the world.” When she was a little girl growing up in Guyana, Tiffany Murray watched with wonder as her grandmother prepared traditional plant-based remedies to treat an…
Robert Dwayne “Bobby” Womack (/ˈwoʊmæk/; March 4, 1944 − June 27, 2014) was an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the state Senate and Assembly struck a deal Thursday to legalize some forms of medical marijuana.
More than 100 members of three feuding gangs were arrested in Harlem for killings and gun violence on Wednesday in what was described as the largest indictment of gang members in New York City’s history, authorities said.