This is the greatest basketball team you have never heard of, a team so dominant that in one season it won 112 games and lost only seven. It was a team that won championships despite never being officially accepted professionally or socially.
With an unemployment rate of over 40% in Harlem, the kind of career and technical schools discussed in this article are definitely something to be considered as an option. High school students enrolled at the city’s career and technical schools have a better chance of graduating than students in traditional public schools, which researchers say…
The Harlem Renaissance Ballroom opened in 1923. The casino was built by the black-owned Sarco Realty Company. The Ballroom at 138th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, quaked with the frenzied rhythms of the Lindy Hop.
Falu (aka Falguni Shah) is internationally recognized vocalist from Mumbai, Indian, known for her rare ability to seamlessly blend a modern, inventive style with more classical Indian styles.
By Rudy Collins The National Conference of Artists New York kicked off it’s annual 3 day conference at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with NCA 1st Vice President Whilemina Grantr.
A top city pol is urging JetBlue to hike wages for airport workers, citing the tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies the airline has raked in.
Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in North America’s four major professional sports Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
The owner of a famed Harlem hotspot is movin’ on up . . . two blocks up, to be precise.
By Eartha Watts-Hicks In the 1990s, thanks to the cross-cultural success of Terry McMillan’s legendary and timeless novel—Waiting to Exhale—the publishing industry finally woke up and welcomed contemporary African-American writers into their doors.
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.
A good Samaritan helped to stop the attempted rape of a 19-year-old woman in East Harlem early Tuesday by a registered sex offender who previously raped a 13-year-old girl at gunpoint.
Join members of The Harlem Chamber Players with Ashley Horne, Orlando Wells, Amadi Azikiwe and Lawrence Zoernig as they perform American Opera Projects for the World Premiere of Nkeiru Okoye’s Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom.
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “tale of two cities,” New York’s public housing projects clearly stood as a city of have-nots and a tale of woe.
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.
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy reportedly tried his best to ease tensions between G-Unit and incarcerated music mogul James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond (below) prior to a fatal shooting in 2009.