Paul Raphael Meltsner (1905–1966) was an American artist who was widely recognized for his Works Progress Administration (WPA) era paintings and lithographs, and who was later known for his iconic portraits of celebrities in the performing arts.
By Souleo If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question fraught with issues of access, economics, and of course, race.
Join Reel Sisters For Arrays screening of Ayanda. AYANDA is a coming-of-age story that takes us into a vibrant Johannesburg community alive with love and humor, risk and reward, tragedy and triumph.
The folks at Naja to let our Harlem readers about the new official launch of the Naja’s Fall collection, called “Courtesan,” inspired by the French Courtesans of the 1890’s.
By Keith L. Forests Brooklyn’s Best Honors (BBH) celebrated its first anniversary raising awareness and funding for a worth cause with a turn-up at Bedford Hall.
Today, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council launched the Young Women’s Initiative, a multiplatform coalition aimed at supporting young women in New York City.
Join Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association with Harlem neighbor, dance pioneer and dance educator Carolyn Adams at Mount Morris Talks October 8th in Harlem USA.
The statistics are staggering. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S.; 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of physical violence by an intimate partner.
The Museum will be hosting director Michael Schultz (Cooley High, Car Wash) on three consecutive Sundays to discuss different aspects of this work.
By Diane Allford On Saturday, August 8th, Silicon Harlem and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, held the Youth Education & Career Conference 2.0 for teens and young adults.
Vicki Sue Robinson (May 31, 1954 – April 27, 2000) was an American theatre and film actress and singer, closely associated with the disco era of late 1970s pop music; she is most famous for her 1976 hit, “Turn the Beat Around.”
President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, officially kicked-off the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival, Saturday May 16, 2015 in Morningside Park.
Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.
By Souleo When photographer, Joe Conzo reflects on hip-hop’s early days one word comes to mind: innocence. During the late 1970s he began to document the birth of hip-hop in New York City …
At midafternoon on a cold late-winter day, Tren’ness Woods-Black is perched at a table at Sylvia’s in Harlem, eating cornbread and sipping hot tea, and insisting that I order a sweet tea. (“Welcome to soul,” she says.)