Celebrating The Centennial Of The Harlem Renaissance, Inspiration Sun Ra And More

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Fall 2019 seasons of performances. Continue Reading →

John Oliver Killens, Harlem Writers Guild Co-Founder, Friend Of Harry Belafonte And More

John Oliver Killens, January 14, 1916 – October 27, 1987, was an American fiction writer from Georgia. His novels featured elements of African-American life. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Guilty Until Proven Guilty,” The Issue Of Criminal Just-Us Reform

Guilty Until Proven Guilty explores Louisiana’s criminal justice system through the story of Tim Conerly, a young African-American man who was arrested in the wake of an armed robbery in New Orleans and waited 28 months for a trial for a crime he says he did not commit. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: A Celebration Of The Music And Legacy Of Harry Belafonte (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

On Friday, March 1st, 2019, City College Center for the Arts presented “Turn the World Around”, a celebration of the music and legacy of Harry Belafonte. Continue Reading →

Mr. Soul! Ellis Haizlip And the Birth of Black Power TV (Video)

Right on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless Black pioneer reconceived a Harlem Renaissance for a new era, ushering giants and rising stars of Black American culture onto the national television stage. 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 →

Al “Hirschfeld’s Harlem,” A Rare Picture Window Into Harlem Renaissance

Now in paperback! Decades before the PBS documentaries, before Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Hirschfeld and many, many more went to Harlem. Continue Reading →

A Conversation With The Legendary Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte

Three-time Grammy Award—winning musician, Actor and Activist Harry Belafonte is one of the most successful Jamaican-American artists of all time, renowned for bringing the Caribbean sound to the international mainstream.

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