By Yolande Brener Imagining America is a consortium of universities dedicated to civic engagement in the arts. As part of Harlem Advocacy Week, which ran from October 1 to October 7, I attended Imagining America’s tour of Harlem’s Cultural Jewels.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) devoted its National Town Hall meeting to examining Voting Rights and New Age Discrimination.
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Kyle Sterling, 22, model, Harlem Check out the tribal-print accessories and Nike kicks in this week’s street fashion, shot at the annual Harlem Day celebration earlier this month.
Harlem Lanes, a bowling alley that opened with the help of former President Bill Clinton’s foundation, announced it will be closing at the end of the week.
Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was one of the preeminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. “(Bert Williams was)…central to the development of a global black modernism centered in Harlem’s Renaissance.”
The Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC), Manhattan’s Community School District 5 (CSD 5), and Morningside Area Alliance (MAA) brought together some of New York City’s shining science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students, community and corporate organizations, and industry professionals for the 5th Annual Super Saturday! STEM Expo.
Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (born May 17, 1942), who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American Grammy Award winning blues musician.
The Studebaker building is an industrial building with Art Deco detailing that was built in 1923 to house the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company in of West Harlem.
Mabel Louise Smith was born in Jackson Tennessee (May 1, 1924 – January 23, 1972). In the early nineteen thirties the young Mabel won an amateur singing contest in Memphis, and decided that performing was for her.
Elizabeth Catlett, whose abstracted sculptures of the human form reflected her deep concern with the African-American experience and the struggle for civil rights…
Reginald E. Gilliam, Jr., a trailblazing African-American lobbyist and most recently Sodexo Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, passed away at the age of 67 on March 28, 2012 after succumbing to lymphoma.
Listen to Barry Goldenberg on HW Radio Podcast and host Danny Tisdale talks about his new book about The Unknown Architects of Civil Rights. As civil rights history continues to hold a prominent place in American society, it is only through the courageous actions of Thaddeus Stevens, Ulysses S. Grant, and Charles Sumner that America’s…
By Lil Nickelson Leave Paula Dean alone! Just because she is a celebrity chef/restaurant entrepreneur that cooks like our Grandmothers and Mothers does not mean she had to share her health condition as soon as she was informed that she had become a type 2 diabetic.
The boys may be in Washington Heights in Harlem, but the Harlem girls don’t believe their true love is waiting there for them.