The Black Girls Rock award show has returned for its annual broadcast on the BET network. Actress, singer and producer Taraji P. Henson is the host.
Finding myself walking down Eighth Avenue on a hot, hot summer day, I see the good people of Serengeti Teas & Spices offering samples of their wares—iced! Yes please!
There is a new grill champion in Harlem! They are lean, mean grilling machines at the first Sylvia’s Grill Skills contest against some stiff competitors—their neighbors!
Every August, an influx of middle- to upper-class African-Americans retreat to the small island of Martha’s Vineyard, just off the coast of Massachusetts, to conclude the summer with beach days and dinner parties among old friends.
A great day of hip-hop is upcoming in the Bronx Saturday, Aug. 12, in Church Alive Community Church at Sedgwick Avenue and Hip-Hop Boulevard. “Hip-hop is many things,” said Kurtis Walker, aka Kurtis Blow, when asked about what hip-hop means ...
A games convention featuring approximately 120 video games and expecting 5,000 attendees is taking place in New York from Aug. 19-20.
In a stunning protest by America’s white nationalist and neo-Nazi community, violence and chaos ensued when a mass of white men descended on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Va.
There might be an early Oscar contender in the documentary category this year, with several key industry predictors giving the “dark horse,” aka “the little film that could,” a serious second look. “Step” is soulful without trying to be.
During WWII, 200 Black sailors were killed in explosions that were the fault of the U.S. government. This incident is the focus of “Port Chicago 50,” a play opening Thursday, Aug. 17 at the National Black Theatre at 2031 Fifth ...
City politicians, police, and civil rights advocates attended a panel held Thursday that focused on relations between the NYPD and the community.
Harlem Week hosts its Senior Day Expo & Fair at Adam Clayton Powell Jr State Building on 125th Street this week.
In a stunning protest by America’s white nationalist and neo-Nazi community, violence and chaos ensued when a mass of white men descended on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Va. and embarked on a surprise march that began after ...
Where does the time go? No really, summer is waning. It is August, Halloween decorations are in stores and friends are posting pictures of their children with #backtoschool! I am not ready.
The city of Athens has been continuously inhabited for more than 7,000 years, making it one of the world’s oldest cities. With a history like that, it’s no wonder there’s so much to see and do.
R&B star Usher Raymond is caught in the middle of a scandal after being accused of giving a fan herpes.