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‘Can you achieve your goals? Yes or yes!’

The very first words that I heard from Broadway star, theatrical producer and stage director Luis Salgado were aimed at a group of sweaty kids, stuffed like happy sardines inside a smelly rehearsal studio. “Can you achieve your life’s goals?” ...

Charlie Parker fest, ‘Lens Darkly,’ Lovelace at Paris Blues

Charlie Parker, the pride of Kansas City, Kan. would have been 94 on his birthday, Aug. 29. The festival named in his honor will celebrate its 22nd year Aug. 22 to Aug. 24.

Face it! Beauty online is DooBop

For multiethnic women, DooBop specializes in brown skin tones and textured hair.

Miami Swim ‘15 wrap-up

In Miami, it’s a wrap for Swim ‘15 Fashion Week!

Source360 in Brooklyn is gonna be large

Mainstream hip-hop has become over-saturated with venereal, vulgar and violent lyrics. One-sidedly portrayed by the media, rap has gained a bad rep for glorifying the negative and excessive aspects of popular culture—money, gun violence, drugs and even “twerking.”

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events: August 21-27, 2014

Greetings! We took a moment to celebrate Marcus Mosiah Garvey’s birthday and the 100th anniversary of Universal Negro Improvement Association, as noted in our Radio GBE. Several of our radio guests helped us remember, including Garvey performance artiste Ron Bobb ...

Talking SCHOP! Easy Being Green

Time is running out on summer. Enough mucking about! Here are a couple of green recipes for your late-summer repertoire. They are quick and easy and can be a light and refreshing main or side dish.

Exploring ‘The American Riviera’

In our first exploration of Santa Barbara—dubbed “The American Riviera” and situated along the beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline just 92 miles north of Los Angeles, 249 miles from Carmel and Monterey and 332 miles south of San Francisco—we learned about ...

Grace Jamaican jerk festival hots up NYC

New York City’s 4th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival heated up Roy Wilkins Park in Queens Sunday, July 20. Never was so much family-friendly fun had by so many. The place was “ram” with each and everybody from the tristate ...

Super Summer Fun: End of Summer Fun for Everyone (Part 2)

End of Summer fun

MTA giving opportunities to MWBEs

The MTA is making historic moves when it comes to working with certified minority- and women-owned businesses in giving them their fair share of work on projects.

Cameroon National Ballet visits New York

The Cameroon National Ballet recently came to the city showcasing Africa's rich artistic side.

Patti LaBelle joins cast of ‘AHS: Freak Show’

It has been announced that pop-soul music icon Patti LaBelle will join the cast of the popular FX series “American Horror Story.”

A hilarious franchise in the making

“Let’s Be Cops” is being positioned as the “ultimate buddy cop movie”—except that the leads, Justin Miller (Damon Wayans Jr.) and Ryan O’Malley (Jake Johnson), aren’t cops!

Spring/summer ’15: The trench gown is news

For designer Swati Padmaraj, fashion design has been a lifelong dream and passion.