The Apollo Goes Global

Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater may finally be realizing its potential. The storied music venue is transforming itself into a multidisciplinary performing-arts center with global reach that could rival such competitors as New York City Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Rangel To Host Event On Black History

Congressman Charles B. Rangel will be hosting the event “A Conversation About Black History.” The event will feature a presentation by former Ambassador to the United Nations, Sujay Johnson Cook, and Herb Boyd of Amsterdam News, who will participate in the discussion and answer questions from the audience.

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.

HW Pick: Shakespeare in the Park 2014

It isn’t necessarily the Bard’s finest work that gets trotted out for free summer Shakespeare festivals. More often than not, it’s the lowest-hanging comedy, designed to be a warm-weather trifle for the sweltering public.

15-Year-Old Jumps To Her Death

A tormented 15-year-old girl who mused on Facebook about committing suicide jumped to her death Thursday from the roof of her grandmother’s Upper West Side building (just south of Harlem), police said.

Jesse Jackson’s RainbowPUSH Pushes Inclusion

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education  Fund  announced Wednesday at a press briefing during of the 17th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit it is imperative corporations cease locking out minorities on corporate boards and financial transactions.