Join the Schomburg Center as they discuss “The Jim Crow North and the Global History of Segregated Cities” at the next installment of Conversations with Carl Nightingale, University of Buffalo; Karen Miller, Laguardia Community College; and Matthew Countryman, University of Michigan.
James Melvin “Jimmie” Lunceford (June 6, 1902 – July 12, 1947) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era.
Just in time for the Spring bling, Harlem’s Malachi Rivers releases his new video for his single “Wind Parade” featuring the great vocals of Emily Braden.
By LIl Nickelson Just Food is a non-profit organization that is helping feed healthy food to food insecure New Yorkers across the five boroughs through six (6) programs.
By Walter Rutledge The Dallas Black Dance Theatre returned to New York for a three-day four-performance season at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. This is the third consecutive year that the company has performed in New York and the eleven-member ensemble, under the direction of founder and artistic director Ann M. Williams, presented six works by…
John Douglas Thompson will repeat his performance in the New York premiere of Terry Teachout’s one-man Louis Armstrong play Satchmo at the Waldorf, previews began on Feb. 15 at the Westside Theatre.
In the wake of the explosion and building collapse in East Harlem that killed at least eight people, apparently caused by a gas leak, Rep. Charles Rangel says the country’s infrastructure must be shored up to meet the demands of the 21st century When I first described as “our community’s 9/11” what we now know…
Wanna Do (Caught in the Matrix) – The New Single 17 Year old, R&B Entertainer, and Davidson, North Carolina native, Khalil ‘KJ’ Johnson releases his official debut single “Wanna Do (Caught in the Matrix)” featuring Rich Cole.
Join author A’Lelia Bundles for a conversation about Joy Goddess of Harlem, her forthcoming biography about her great-grandmother, A’Lelia Walker. Bundles will also share rarely seen vintage photographs and memorabilia with a focus on A’Lelia Walker’s life, parties, friends, and arts patronage in Harlem.
As we celebrate American history, the Swann Galleries offer us an opportunity to own it. On Thursday, March 27 Swann Galleries will offer a rich assortment of historical material related to the African experience in the Americas in their 19th annual auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana.
In a sports intense Harlem, Pete Rose: An American Dilemma sounds like a good read. Pete Rose is the ultimate enigma—to baseball fans, to historians and journalists, to ballplayers past and present and even to members of his own family.
A law requiring all city agencies, commissions and task forces to webcast their public meetings and hearings took effect this week, but most of those entities are failing to comply.
One out of five New Yorkers do not have health insurance; many New Yorkers are now eligible to purchase lower-cost health insurance through the Affordable Care Act First Lady Chirlane McCray, Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett and Incoming HRA Commissioner Steven Banks today launched a media campaign urging New Yorkers to sign up for health…
Taken from the recently released album, Innocents, Almost Home has been given a heavenly hazy rework by US producer Washed Out.
By Lil Nickelson Custom Fuel Pizza, located at 2288 Frederick Douglass Blvd on the Southeast corner of 123rd Street, held a launch party on the evening of Tuesday, March 4th, 2014.