Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director.
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL).
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. hopes that his latest PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will not only educate the public but also lead to reform in the nation’s public school system.
By Walter Rutledge Camille A. Brown and Dancers presented Mr. Tol E. RAncE at the Kitchen Tuesday, April 2 through Saturday, April 6.
By Walter Rutledge The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center (THPAC) concluded their two-day choreographer’s showcase Souls of Our Feet: People of Color Dance Festival, Thursday, June 20 at the Kumble Theater, Long Island University downtown Brooklyn campus. This series marked the 37th consecutive year THPAC has presented artists of color.
Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo At some stage in the careers of arts professionals there is a point where they reach the crossroads of art and commerce.
By Walter Rutledge On June 20th , 2011 at 8pm The American Airlines Theatre located at 227 West 42 Street will be the New York venue for 1 Voice, 1 Play, 1 Day; the inaugural event of Project1Voice.
On Thursday, May 17th, we asked Harlemites on 125th Street about the presidents support of Gay Marriage. We asked eight 20 and 30 somethings, “should gay marriage be legal?” “…it endorses legalization here in NY City, it extends the part of history that we’ve made for gay people here like myself….
On May 30th 2012, Tea By Tiffany will host a tea party honoring Miko and Titi Branch of Miss Jessie’s. Tiffany’s Tea Party will be held at the Gran Piatto D’oro located at 1429 5th Avenue from 7-10pm.
The NFL gave us one of the great sports days in quite some time this past Sunday. The NFC Championship game went into overtime and the AFC title game at least should have.
Hugh Mulzac (March 26, 1886–1971) was an African-American member of the United States Merchant Marine.
By Walter Rutledge This weekend runs the gamut of arts events happening in the city. There are free dance, music, and film events for the entire family taking place in the village of Harlem. You can also hear music that echoes the African- American experience near Lincoln Center. On Sunday you can spend time soaking…
Lee was born as ‘Leonard Lionel Cornelius Canegata on March 3, 1907 in Harem, New York City. He was raised by his West Indian parents in Harlem, NY.
An unfinished church, an ongoing lawsuit and a dwindling congregation were the last things the Rev. C. Carlton Woodward envisioned nearly seven years ago when he struck a big deal with a trio of developers.
The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Corporation is a major faith-based organization servicing more than 1,000,000 members utilizing a membership business model as its revenue base.