Legendary Harlemite Cicely Tyson Reflects On Her Iconic Fashion Moments

At the 1973 Oscars, best actress nominee Cicely Tyson (for Sounder) was the picture of chic in a striking fur piece, white long-sleeved sheath, and marcelled hair. Continue Reading →


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‘Just As I Am’, Cicely Tyson To Do Memphis ‘Virtual’ Book Talk

Iconic actress Cicely Tyson will participate in a talk with Whoopi Goldberg and in a live question-and-answer session in a January 28, 2021, “virtual” event co-hosted by Novel, the Memphis bookstore. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Legend Cicely Tyson, Lorna Simpson, RiRi And Others In Essence Magazine

ESSENCE, the leading media, technology, and commerce company serving Black women kick-off 2021 with a stunning January + February cover art exclusive. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Tyson, Combs And Others Part Of Brown Sugar Focuses On Family Coming This August

Brown Sugar, the popular subscription streaming service from Bounce, will feature both a curated collection and popular returning titles for August 2020, that tell stories about the power and importance of family. Continue Reading →


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Rest In Peace Arthur McGee The Grandfather Of Fashion Designers Of Color (Video)

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Considered the grandfather of fashion designers of color, Arthur McGee got his start in fashion after entering a contest for a scholarship to Traphagen School of Design in New York. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Legend Cicely Tyson And Others Kick Off 25th Anniversary Of The ESSENCE Festival

On Monday, June 10th, 2019, ESSENCE and AT&T kicked-off the countdown to the 25th Anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival with a celebration that honored the power of human connectivity and chronicling the remarkable achievements within the Black experience. Continue Reading →


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Lonne Elder III, A Harlem Writers Guild Member, A Drama Desk Winner, In Hansberry’s A Raisin…

Lonne Elder III, December 26, 1927 – June 11, 1996, was an American actor, playwright and screenwriter, and Harlem Writers Guild member. Continue Reading →


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