By Walter Rutledge The Dallas Black Dance Theatre returned to New York for a three-day four-performance season at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. This is the third consecutive year that the company has performed in New York and the eleven-member ensemble, under the direction of founder and artistic director Ann M. Williams, presented six works by…
As we celebrate American history, the Swann Galleries offer us an opportunity to own it. On Thursday, March 27 Swann Galleries will offer a rich assortment of historical material related to the African experience in the Americas in their 19th annual auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana.
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), known by his stage name Moby, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer. He is well known for his electronic music, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took off the gloves in his battle with education reformers, rescinding an agreement for the city to share space with several public charter schools.
When the Harlem Renaissance was in vogue at the dawn of the 20th Century, the jazz clubs around Jungle Alley, between Lenox and Seventh Avenue – The Savoy Ballroom, Small’s Paradise, Minton’s Playhouse, Clark Monroe’s Uptown House, The Ubangi Club, Park Palace, Connie’s Inn, and others – were the place to be.
The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture are pleased to announce a major collaboration celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of America’s greatest writers, Ralph Ellison. On Saturday, March 1, 2014—a century after Ellison’s birth in Oklahoma City—Ellison at 100: Reading Invisible Man will kick…
Harlem’s Cam’ron is one of those classic rappers that knows how to stay fresh after all these years. Back in 1998, Cam’ron first attracted airplay with “Pull It,” after signing with his partner, Lance “Un” Rivera, thanks to a connection with Notorious B.I.G. “3-5-7” was featured in the movie Woo and became his first R&B…
Get ready for the upcoming NYC Mayor’s Cup Basketball All-Star Games which will be taking place on March 29 at the City College of New York in Harlem.
Michael Erickson, a third year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem, has won the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) 2014 “National Student DO of the Year” award.
By Seitu Oronde Today represents what would have been the 85th birthday of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,. People assembled from all over the city to help celebrate this legend.
Have you considered running for office in Harlem? Are you interested in getting active on political campaigns in Harlem?
Who is the 1%? Well, about 57 members of Congress are part of that elite group. Roughly 11% of Congress have net worth of more than $9 million, according to a USA TODAY analysis of 2010 financial disclosures compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. That’s enough to put them in the top 1% of…
After months of political jockeying, Manhattan Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito was elected unanimously as the next City Council speaker Wednesday, becoming the first Hispanic official to hold the city’s second-most-powerful political post.
This week, Governor Cuomo is expected to announce that those with Cancer, Glaucoma and certain other illnesses from Harlem to East Hampton will have access to medical marijuana.
With New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio sworn in, attention turns to the second most powerful position in New York City.