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Yvonne Delaney Mitchell

Stories by Yvonne Delaney

Northside Center for Child Development keeps pushing

I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree. One...

December brings fashion forward

Now that November has come to an end and we have given thanks, paid tribute...

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Dance Theater Harlem awes

Who leaves you breathless? Who takes you on a magical ride of emotions ranging from...

Spring is in the air

Has spring sprung? It certainly feels like it, because warmer winds are finally swirling around...

Harlem School of the Arts ribbon cutting celebrated

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renaming of the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) to...

Spring is in the air

The clocks have sprung forward and Lent is nearing its end, so get over your...

Harlem's on the rise

Imagine my surprise while riding the 101 bus across 125th Street--I couldn't believe my eyes:...

Happy Chinese New Year

OMG. Gong Xi Fa Cai. Did I forget to say happy Chinese New Year? Quel...

Unlock your greatness

The Harlem Business Alliance wants you to "Get Uncomfortable: Four Weeks to Get Your PR...

Studio Museum bonanza

The much-anticipated annual Studio Museum gala recently took place and, more than ever, it lived...

Bent on Learning

Here's one for you. Bent on Learning's Inspire! Gala, held at Christie's, finally took place...

Winter delights

I hope you are all hanging in there, keeping cozy and warm, now that we...

Honoring Community advocates

Did you know that St. Nicholas Avenue between 141st and 145th street is now officially...

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Hillary Rodham Clinton setting style trends

One thing I always say is, it's not only important to do a good job,...

Remembering Kenneth Williamson

It is with sadness and condolence that I mention the passing of Kenneth Williamson. In...

UNICEF awards Harry Belafonte Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award

Harry Belafonte will be receiving the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award at the upcoming UNICEF Snowflake...

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Adult vacations to Turks and Caicos

Like all good mommies and daddies, we follow the mommy and daddy handbook, which says...

Farewell to Deacon Ray Standford Miller

We celebrated the life of Deacon Ray Standford Miller this past week. I believe there...

Sarah Ferguson visits Harlem

Unassuming, personable and warmhearted best describes Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. She, along with her...

Honoring Eric Von Zip

Last week I reported the passing of Eric Von Zip, who has now been laid...

Martha's Vineyard continues to please

One thing's for sure with Martha's Vineyard: It will never let you down. There is...

The Cosmopolitan Review

I had the wonderful opportunity to be in the midst of a wonderful group of...

Last lap of summer

Here we are, now that August has arrived, at the last lap of summer. This...

Movie, TV viewing changing in this country

It's time for a reality check. The violence in this country is out of control....

Hamptons and the Vineyard heating and filling up

Without a doubt, it's July, and you know what that means: People are scurrying out...

Spring time brings Northside Center for Child Development gala

If it's spring, it must be time for the annual Northside Center for Child Development...

Will's Cummings jumping past hurdles into new honors

The University of Pennsylvania held its Athletic Hall of Fame Class VIII induction ceremony, where...

Love in the air

"Amas." It is the Latin word for "you love," and you've gotta love the work...

Trip to St. Lucia

OMG! At the risk of sounding like a cliche or like Janet Jackson, it's funny...

The Cosmopolitan Review

Talk about a coincidence--more than just mere chance. For some out-of-the-blue reason,my husband decided to...

Super Bowl and saying goodbye to elders

Oh yeah, go Giants, Big Blue! Congratulations to the winners of Super Bowl XLVI, New...

Condolences to Fatima Ali's family

It is with deep regret that our condolences go out to the families of Fatima...

State of the union

I don't know which made me holler the loudest, the Giants beating the 49ers and...

35th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon

It's so good to know that the dream continues, even though it's rather hard to...

New Years wake up

Now that all of the holiday reveling is over, we awake to ask, "What time...

Christmas coming

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring,...

Cosmopolitan Review

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially on 125th Street, where the holiday...

Thanksgiving memories

Happy Thanksgiving 2011. Are you thankful, grateful for all that you have and for what...

Cold front skips over annual Meet Me in Miami Conference

It may be chilly in the Northeast, but it was sunshine and warm summer breezes...

Breast Cancer Awareness month overrun by men

October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but so far it's been all about the...

Mitzi Turner joins ancestors, greatly missed

It is with profound sadness that I mention the passing of Mitzi Turner. If you've...

The Cosmopolitan Review

Now that fall has arrived and is definitely in the air, people have begun to...

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Mid-Manhattan NAACP annual Luncheon Brings Together Civic Minded New Yorkers

If you had been there, you would have seen Rep. Charles B. Rangel, Assemblyman Keith...

multicultural gala honors some of the grears

All I can say is that the Met's multicultural gala, "An Evening of Many Cultures,"...

SHH Party Down closes out summer right

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, the summer season has, socially speaking, come...

Martha's Vineyard offers up range of social activities

There is a lot to be said for consistency. Concepts like reliability, stability and knowing...

The Cosmopolitan Review

What an exciting week this has been-my husband Charles and I actually had a date...

In free summer camp time mom revisits 125th street

Julia is attending Fieldston Outdoors day camp this summer and, lucky mommy, they have a...

Beat the heat in cool ways

As the dog days of August are soon to descend upon us, everyone is looking...

The Cosmopolitan Review 5/26/11

And now for the good news! Cisa A. Mack and Kevin T. Bracey got married....