Billy Preston’s ‘Encouraging Words’ Vinyl Album Release Celebrates Legendary Roll And Rock Hall Of Famer

From rock ‘n’ roll jams to rousing gospel to electrifying blues, Encouraging Words exemplifies the wide-ranging talent that Billy Preston was revered for by fans, critics and peers. Continue Reading →


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Tommy Smalls Was So Big They Used To Call Him The “Major Of Harlem,” In The 1950’s

Tommy Smalls, was born in 1926 – 1972, known as “Dr. Jive,” and the “Major of Harlem,” was an influencer before the Influencers we know today. Continue Reading →


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Apollo Announces Harlem Entrepreneurial Microgrant Recipients In The Greatest Community

The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with 125th Street Business Improvement District (BID) and the Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC), announced today the recipients of the Harlem Entrepreneurial Micro-Grant Initiative. Continue Reading →


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Harold Jackman, The Most Handsome Man In Harlem 1920’s-1930’s

If you scan the index of any reputable book on the Harlem Renaissance, you should find at least one listing for Harold Jackman, who was fabulously called “The Most Handsome Man In Harlem,” from the 1920s to the 1930’s. Continue Reading →


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2021 rePRO Film Festival Lineup, Events And Award To President Of The Historic Apollo Theater

rePRO Film Fest, the only festival in the world dedicated to reproductive justice and advocating for women’s (cis, trans, and non-binary inclusive) reproductive health care, justice, and bodily autonomy. Continue Reading →


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