Walter’s World: Dallas Black Dance Theatre- New York Season

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…

Rangel: Congress Has Ignored Infrastructure

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…

A’Lelia Bundles At The Schomburg

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. 

HW Pick: Pete Rose, An American Dilemma

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.