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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Sankofa: AfroLatin@s And The United States’ Racial Landscape With Dr. Griselda Rodriguez In Harlem

To centralize the histories, culture, and brilliance of Africans of Latin American descent, we present Sankofa: AfroLatin@s and the United States’ Racial Landscape with Dr. Griselda Rodriguez. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Premiere “Blackness” A New Anthem (video)

blacknessPop legend and longtime political activist Harry Belafonte (whose 1956 Calypso album was the first to sell a million copies) introduced the three musicians several years ago via his organization Sankofa, which encourages artists and performers of color to actively create art that may serve as a catalyst for positive cultural evolution. Continue Reading →

Interview: Harlem Artist Allicette Torres

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The Harlem born visual artist whose work is in the upcoming Harlem Art Walking Tour 2012 in October as she shoots her art, defines what Harlem is and knows that Harlem isn’t discovered in her world of Harlem. Continue Reading →