Before VH-1 aired The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop on Monday February 24th, there was a private screening at The Paley Center for Media.
By Jackie Weatherspoons Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative).
By A’Lelia Bundles Langston Hughes called A’Lelia Walker “the joy goddess of Harlem’s 1920s” Whenever I see my grandmother Mae’s 1923 wedding photographs, I can’t help but marvel at the elegance and extravagance.
The Palm Cafe at 209 West 125th Street. The palm was a one of the most well known jazz establishment in Harlem.
Noted author Walter Dean Myers shares his memories of the Black Capital of the World. Harlem began in the 19th century as an upscale community for people who wanted gracious living but not Fifth Avenue prices.