2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp now available

The U.S. Postal Service issued the 2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp on October 1 in Charleston, S.C.

Justin Michael Williams—‘Metamorphosis’ of an artist

Humble beginnings give rise to the most authentic, creative individuals and artists. Musician and performer Justin Michael Williams possesses a deep dedication and passion for music and is a music star on the rise with a powerful voice and message ...

OWN’s ‘Queen Sugar’ top pick with women

A day in the life of a journalist in New York City isn’t hard work. Let me keep it 100 percent.

A melting pot of Harlem culture

Harlem is inundated with rich culture and colorful communities from all walks of life.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation celebrates roof-breaking, design of new wing

Since 2005, home for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Foundation has been a sleek, glass-enclosed building on the northwest corner of West 55th Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan known as the Joan Weill Center for Dance.

Afropunk attends New York Comic Con

Once again the Jacob Javits Center opened its doors to the public for Comic Con, which gathers comic lovers from all walks of life.

October 2016 Dance Calendar

This month’s calendar is filled with events and performances that revisit the history of dance, offer a mix of dance from different cultures and look toward the future.

Clara Francis Gallery opens in Harlem

The Clara Francis Gallery is opening with the exhibition of “Haile King-Rubie: Speaking Colors.”

King Sunny Ade returns to the Brooklyn stage

King Sunny Ade returns to the Brooklyn stage.

Studio Museum in Harlem holds Alma Thomas exhibit

Alma Thomas was a Black female artist who depicted the light around her through her art, even as it was dimmed by the shadow of dominance by white male artists. Taking inspiration from her garden in Washington, D.C, Thomas painted ...

Something to wine about: Rioja

Another wonderful independence weekend celebration! I headed to the Berkshires to hang with friends, cook, eat, laugh and repeat.

Talking SCHOP! On the Red Farm

In this city, finding a restaurant to dine in can be daunting, painful even.

Casually elegant 2016 shapes for day or night

Young designer Annelie Schubert’s collection was sponsored and presented by Mercedes Benz and Elle Magazine for the Berlin spring/summer ’16 shows.

Spring/summer ’17 fashion news from Berlin

Overall, the Berlin spring/summer ’17 shows are huge productions. This Mercedes Benz Fashion Week show was one of the best.

Kevin Hart looking for talent

Forget all of those rumors about the producers of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” putting the entire cast out to pasture and replacing them with bigger names in the rap game.