“Small Talk At 125th And Lenox,” 1970, By Gil Scott-Heron (Video)

By John Bush

A New Black Poet, Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, also known simply as Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, is the debut album of soul music and jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron, released in 1970 on Flying Dutchman Records.

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Questlove To Direct Documentary ‘Black Woodstock’ About 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival

Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove, is set to make his feature directorial debut on the documentary film “Black Woodstock” about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. Continue Reading →

Harlem Cultural Festival, “The Black Woodstock,” Harlem, New York, 1969 (Video)

The Harlem Cultural Festival (also known as Black Woodstock) was a series of music concerts held in Harlem in New York City during the summer of 1969 to celebrate African American music and culture and to promote the continued politics of black pride. Continue Reading →

“Nina And Me” Ledisi Celebrates The Fabulous Nina Simone At The Apollo In Harlem

The Apollo Theater will present a special one night only concert celebrating artist, activist and Apollo legend Nina Simone with Nina and Me: Ledisi Celebrates Nina Simone Live at the Apollo. Continue Reading →