Harlem’s James Hal Cone, Black Theologian, 1935 – 2018

James Hal Cone, August 5, 1936 – April 28, 2018 was an American theologian, best known for his advocacy of black theology and black liberation theology. Continue Reading →

Join Jelani Cobb, Helene Gayle, Eric Holder And Walter Mischel At Teachers College, Columbia Convocation

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will headline a marquee group of medalists and speakers at the 2018 Convocation exercises of Teachers College, at Columbia University in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Co-hosts President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Symposium In Harlem

On Monday, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will co-host and deliver remarks at the first of four My Brother’s Keeper convenings in Harlem for educators, youth services providers, researchers, and policymakers developing strategies to close opportunity gaps for young men of color in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Maya Angelou, America’s Best Autobiographer

Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 is an American autobiographer and poet who has been called “America’s most visible black female autobiographer” by scholar Joanne M. Braxton. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Hustle & Soul is What WE-TV Wants It to Be

By Lil Nickelson

On Monday, March 19th, 2018 I stopped by the 2nd floor of the Andaz Hotel located across the street from the 42nd Street public library for the premiere event for the new season of Hustle & Soul on WE-TV. Continue Reading →

“Thanks, Obama,” Is All About Obama’s Hopey, Changey White House Years

More than any other presidency, one time Harlem resident Barack Obama’s eight years in the White House were defined by young people – twenty-somethings who didn’t have much experience in politics (or anything else, for that matter), yet suddenly found themselves in the most high-stakes office building on earth. Continue Reading →

“Democrats Need To Dramatize Their Differences With Trump,” Says Harlem’s Sharpton

Mic reports that “I have fought with Donald Trump for 35 years,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said in a phone interview. “He only understands fighting, and you have to go toe-to-toe with him.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Pastor Adds TV Outside Church To Air Sermons

A controversial Harlem pastor known for his anti-gay sentiments added a TV to the message board outside his church so his sermons can be seen and heard by pedestrians. Continue Reading →

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