Sunday July 27, the 40th annual Harlem Week festival begins. Crowds will be drawn uptown for events that showcase Harlem’s rich history and the achievements of African-American people.
The East New York community was unimpressed when, stoned faced and dressed in an orange Correction Department jumpsuit, Daniel St. Hubert pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for the stabbing death of one child and the severe wounding of another child during an appearance in a Brooklyn courtroom.
The Harlem School of Arts had quite a scare last week. It was nine hours before the fiscal year closed and the venerable organization was more than $100,000 away from its goal of 129,195.
Raised on the island of Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Creative Art Director Hollis King grew up crafting carnival masks, designing spinning tops and creating his own kites.
“Fathers with one mind taking care of our kids on the front line,” chanted the dozens of fathers in the streets of America. These parents are making each step count as they take their place in their children’s lives.
A young actor scurries to the stage, stomping his feet against the floor and clapping his hands to the swinging melodies that enchant the crowd. In a black bow tie, he shouts, “I got the gospel of the Harlem Renaissance!” The crowd roars, “Encore! Encore!”
On Saturday, Sept. 7, hundreds of demonstrators returned to the streets of Harlem for the Million Youth March.
For African Americans, existing as the “only one” within the workplace can parallel a society of silent discrimination.
On Tuesday, Aug. 20, former BET Media Relations and Publicity Director Danette A. Wills passed away at 52.
According to a report done in July by the National Retail Foundation, parents are estimated to spend $26.7 billion during this year’s back-to-school season.