Columbia University’s Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) will convene a one-week Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute (STSI), focusing particularly on the history, cultures, and institutions of African-descended peoples in New York City. Continue Reading →
Cymande emerged as innovators of the funk music scene during early 1970s. Influenced by their Caribbean heritage, Cymande combined reggae and Rastafarian rhythms with rare groove, funk and jazz to create a new and exciting sound. Continue Reading →
At the age of 13, Kamasi Washington started a lifelong quest discovering the many wonders of music. One night, his father left his soprano saxophone lying on the piano. Kamasi, filled with curiosity for all the beauty he heard from the instrument, picked up his father’s horn. Continue Reading →
One hundred percent of these watches are made of Bamboo wood resin for men and women. The body of this eco-friendly sport watch is perfectly timeless in design, no numbers, hand carved lines marking the hours and minutes. Continue Reading →
A two-alarm fire damaged a building in Harlem Monday Memorial Day morning.
The fire started around 6:30 a.m. on the first floor of an apartment building near the intersection of 145th Street and 7th Avenue. Continue Reading →
On May 3rd, 2016, Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld presented the brand’s latest cruise collection 2016/17 in unprecedented fashion at Havana’s main artery, the Paseo del Prado seemingly inspired by a Harlem to Havana like style. Continue Reading →