94 year young Harlemite Helps Mount Sinai Celebrate 30 Years of Care

Mrs. Mary Hill, the 94 year young patient in her green and silver stands at the podium with her doctor of 30 years, Dr. Richard Bernstein, at The Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Associates 30th Anniversary Celebration on February 8, 2012. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for…

Dining With Miss Lil: A Little Paula Deen In All of Us

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. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and…

Walter’s World: Camille A. Brown and Dancers at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge Camille A. Brown and Dancers presented the company’s first full evening concert series at the Joyce Theater, January 27 through 29th. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

East Harlem’s Louie Lump Lump, Rao’s and Other Histories

On a December night in 2003, at Rao’s, the legendary restaurant on Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, a man nicknamed Louie Lump Lump (pictured above) shot another patron after reportedly taking issue with his disparaging comment about the female singer’s rendition of “Don’t Rain on My Parade” from “Funny Girl.” VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and…

Harlem Teens In Controversial New Film (video)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFVjfbdTyeQ] The streets of Harlem are being run by baby-faced gun-toting kids who aren’t afraid to pull the trigger and leave a bloody trail of bodies in a new independent film that’s quickly making the rounds uptown. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This…

Liberation Bookstore Owner in Harlem Una Mulzac Passes

In the 1980s and ’90s, the New York City Department of Sanitation gave Una Mulzac as many as 50 summonses — she did not count them because she had no intention of paying them — for refusing to sweep 18 inches into the street in front of her bookstore. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem…

In Washington Heights, Harlem, Women Outnumber Men 2 to 1

The boys may be in Washington Heights in Harlem, but the Harlem girls don’t believe their true love is waiting there for them. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.