Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration: Screenings And Conversation With Walter Mosley

Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist and activist—a little early—on Saturday, February 4, 2017, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte’s friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley. VIDEO “We re-imagine,…

Madame Ophelia DeVore, The Harlem Hostess, 1922 –

Ophelia DeVore was the first creole-mixed model in the United States. She was born on August 12, 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina. 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.

HW Pick: “Memories of My Father” With Martin Luther King III

Bounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with a new original short-form series called “Memories of My Father” featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,…

The Most Modern Palm Cafe And Cocktail Lounge, Harlem, 1949 (video)

A great image of a damp Harlem with the Apollo, Playland arcade, Harlem Lanes, the Loews Victoria Theater and to the right the ever modern Palm Cafe and Cocktail Lounge at 209 West 125th Street in Harlem USA, New York. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is…

HW Pick: Andrea Lewis’ Added As Guest Panelist On ABFF Panel

Actress Andrea Lewis’ hit web series Black Actress has been selected to compete in the 2015 Web Originals Competition at the 19th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF). Black Actress Season 2will be in competition against nine other web series on June 12th at 9:25 PM at the AMC Empire 25. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate,…

Harlem’s Cicley Tyson At The Paley Center Celebration

Actress/Honoree and Harlemite Cicely Tyson attends the The Paley Center For Media hosts a tribute to African-American achievements in television at Cipriani’s on Wall Street on Wednesday, May 13,, 2015 in New York City. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…