On Thursday, January 7, 2016, true Southern hospitality was in Hollywood to celebrate the spirit of the Kentucky Derby with the by-invitation-only Unbridled Eve Derby Prelude Party with Presenting Sponsor Delta Dental at the London West Hollywood, Ca.
This second Annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions conference will explore the struggle for liberation of African descendant peoples as demonstrated through the instrumentalities of the philosophical and religious imaginations.
What do the suburbs teach us about the black experience, family ideals, community, and racial identity? How is the myth of the American Dream complicated by the African American suburban experience?
Ella Fitzgerald, 1940 In “White Mischief,” in this week’s issue of the New Yorker magazine, Kelefa Sanneh writes about Carl Van Vechten, a “New York hipster and literary gadabout” who was an unlikely champion of the African-American experience as it unfolded on the streets of Harlem in the nineteen-twenties.
Harlem is the entertainment Mecca in the United States and the world. We thought it would be interesting to see exactly how many people we could find that are “famous” people born in Harlem.