Visionary Circle Fundraiser At CCCADI Honoring Dr. Marta Moreno Vega In Harlem

Join the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute for its first annual Visionary Circle Reception, an incredible celebration among artists, social activists, and cultural luminaries as we recognize Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Celebrate Dr. Marta Moreno Vega At The Visionary Circle Reception

Join the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) for its first annual Visionary Circle Reception, an incredible celebration among artists, social activists, and cultural luminaries. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

When The Spirits Dance Mambo Signing And Talk With Dr. Marta Moreno Vega

Institution builder, professor, artist, activist, and CCCADI founder Dr. Marta Moreno Vega republishes her personal memoir When the Spirits Dance Mambo: Growing Up Nuyorican in El Barrio, with a new introduction. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr In Harlem NY 1958

In 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was still basking in the glory of his legendary triumph that ended the thirteen-month Montgomery bus boycott he had led: the U.S.Supreme Court’s 1956 decision to desegrate buses in Montgomery, Alabama. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that…

Martha Stewart Detects Sewage Smell Uptown

And so it happened that on July 13, 2017, with two minutes left ’til 10:45 a.m., career perfectionist and Snoop Dogg spirit animal Martha Stewart, 75, became the latest person to realize that the glamorous isle of Manhattan, despite its fame and fortune and highly exclusionary housing market, still smells a lot like sewage sometimes. PHOTOGRAPHY…

Gevinchy’s Spring Summer 125th Street Tude, video (update)

Riccardo Tisci’s new  Givenchy Spring Summer 2016 Men’s gear is Harlem style. This show is a peek into what we could be seen next year on 125th Street – sophisticated, fun, and public with an edge. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Intel Launches $125 Mill Fund To Invest From Harlem To Hollywood

Intel Capital, Intel Corporation’s global investment organization, today announced the Intel Capital Diversity Fund, which will invest in technology startups run by women and underrepresented minorities. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Hot Lot On 125th Street And 5th Avenue May Be Ready

The NY DailyNews reports that this probably isn’t what they mean when they talk about the greening of Harlem. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

125th Street With Tolley’s, Cars, And People, 1910

Looking west across 125th Street towards Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., (aka 7th Avenue) with tolley’s, cars, and people, in central Harlem, around 1910. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

The Occupation of Wall Street By Martial

Martial, a HW Intern, spent a day at the Occupy Wall Street protest at Zuccotti Park, the writings and photographs were the end result of the trip: A place where spirits are flowing like a stormy ocean current. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that…

Does This Bus Stop at 125h Street? #3 & #4

By Richard Daub This is part three and four in a six part series. Photo of the tour guide. I was also curious about what the outside perception of Harlem. Having grown up on Long Island in the 1980s, Harlem was simply a place that you did not go. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem…

Does This Bus Stop at 125th Street?

By Richard Daub This is part one in a six part series, the remaining five posts will follow every other week for the next two months. They pass by every half-hour right outside my apartment window. The double-decker buses loaded with tourists rolling down Broadway and past our building on West 133rd before swinging a…