“I am a Black woman who recognizes and celebrates her African ancestry,” Viola Plummer responded to an Amsterdam News question about how she described herself. “I have faith that our people will eventually be free!”
Celebrating 50 years on stage and his 70 years of age, the legendary King Sunny Ade and his African Beats band will be performing a major show in Fort Greene, Brooklyn Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.
On a beautiful bright summer Saturday morning (Aug. 6, 2016) dozens of people showed up to participate in the 500 Men Making a Difference second annual 5K run, as they hosted their seventh annual Mens Day in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Families came both to run and to show support for the neighborhood athletes.
From institutionalized racism, to the spoils of white privilege, to the benefits of running miles in intense heat through hardened concrete inner-city streets, everyone has an opinion.
Saturday Aug. 6, 2016, the 500 Men Making a Difference is going to host their seventh annual Men’s Day.
Africa took over Downtown Brooklyn with style, fashion, music and culture this past weekend.
Babyface may seem like a quiet, unassuming guy, but put him on a stage and he sets the house on fire with 30 years of hits, from The Deele to After 7, to Paula Abdul, to Karyn White, to Boys II Men, to Bobby Brown to Toni Braxton. Babyface, also known as Kenny Edmonds, is a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. Over his years of performing, he has won 11 Grammy Awards and has more than 26 Number 1 R&B hits.
This past Monday was the 98th birthday of Nelson Mandela.
“Naija dey come o!” Friday July 22, 2016, Afro-pop R&B singer Banky W will host the One Africa Festival Concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Dancehall, roots reggae, lover rock, calypso, soca and all meats jerk took over Roy Wilkins park in Queens this past Sunday.