Alexander Wang Comes To Harlem For NYC Fashion Week 2017

Famed designer Alexander Wang is taking his NYC Fashion Week showcase uptown. An invitation to the event, snagged by fashion magazine Vogue, was short on details but did list an address: 146th Street and Broadway in Harlem, New York. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….”…

George Michael, Ft. Smokey Robinson, “Careless Whispers,” In Harlem, 1985 (Video)

On May 5th, 1985 the Apollo Theatre‘s renovation is celebrated with a 50th Anniversary grand reopening and television special, “Motown Salutes the Apollo,” with George Michael featuring Smokey Robinson singing “Careless Whispers,” in Harlem, NY. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership…

A Conversation With Harlem’s Vy Higginsen

By Anthony T. Eaton Harlem was founded in the century as a Dutch outpost and over time developed into a farming village, a revolutionary battlefield, a resort town, a commuter town and a ghetto. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership…

With Harlem Fave Judge Mathis And ‘Creed’ Sweepstakes Next Week

Our friends at Warner Brothers reached out to us about the new sweepstakes that kicks off this fall, on the court show Judge Mathis, inspired by our favorite judge, Judge Greg Mathis’ about his own gang-to-gavel story, celebrates leaving a legacy from the courtroom to the boxing ring and beyond. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions…

The Most Modern Palm Cafe And Cocktail Lounge, Harlem, 1949 (video)

A great image of a damp Harlem with the Apollo, Playland arcade, Harlem Lanes, the Loews Victoria Theater and to the right the ever modern Palm Cafe and Cocktail Lounge at 209 West 125th Street in Harlem USA, New York. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is…