HW Pick: Yasuke, The African Samurai, 1500’s

Yasuke (variously rendered as 弥助 or 弥介, 彌助 or 彌介 in different sources.) was a retainer of African origin who served under the Sengoku Period Japanese daimyō Oda Nobunaga. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Seagram’s Escapes Presents A Limited-Edition Summer Only Variety Pack

Seagram’s Escapes presents a limited-edition variety pack: Red, White, & Boom – only available for summer! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Measure Of A Man, From Auschwitz Survivor To Presidents’ Tailor (Video)

He’s been called “America’s greatest living tailor” is in New York and “the most interesting man in the world.” Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Tay Iwar, Nigeria’s Teddy Riley

Tay Iwar, one of most influential in the new age of Nigerian music, has partnered with Soulection to release his debut album ‘Gemini.’

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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 →

HW Pick: Sconehenge, Some Of The Best Scones In The World Of Harlem

You know we love to talk about what we love, we love everything in Harlem and then there is the rest of the world, and the Scone Hedge English Tea Scones by Sconehenge Bakery & Cafe are incredibly light and scrumptious (especially the mixed berry)! Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Morris Chestnut Knows “The Enemy Within,” And Talks About It At BUILD

In the character-based psychological thriller, “The Enemy Within,” Erica Shepherd (Jennifer Carpenter) is a brilliant former CIA operative, now known as one of the most notorious traitors in recent American history serving life in a Supermax prison. Continue Reading →

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