Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1940’s

The legendary Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and costumer. Continue Reading →

As Civil Unrest Roils The Nation, National Black Theatre Helps Black Arts Orgs Navigate COVID And Racism

Founded in 1968 by the revolutionary theater lion and legend Dr. Barbara Ann Teer, National Black Theatre (NBT) was forged out of the social upheaval of the 1960s. Continue Reading →

New York City Rockettes Kick It With HSA’s The Harlemettes Precision Dance Ensemble

The Harlem School of the Arts’ (HSA) dance director, Aubrey Lynch, today announced that the world-famous Radio City Rockettes will help to prepare the young precision dance ensemble, The Harlemettes. Continue Reading →

Legend Debbie Allen To Host ‘Keeping The Promise-1,000,000 Lives in Care” In Harlem

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization has partnered with the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA). Continue Reading →

Harlem Rental Block Lauded By State For History

NY Curbed reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the recipients of 2017 New York State Historic Preservation Awards and sites in Harlem and Crown Heights were among the winners. Continue Reading →

Brewer And Chin Unveil Deed Restriction Reform Bill

chin and brewer in nycOn Wednesday, May 23rd, 2016 Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Councilmember Margaret Chin will unveil legislation to reform the city’s practices concerning the modification of deed restrictions.

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