Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award Continue Reading →
Respectability reported that On Sunday, January 7, 2018, Casting Society of America (CSA) members across the country from Harlem to Hollywood are making themselves available to union and non-union performers with disabilities.
On July 31, 2017, members of government and the Hollywood community gathered for a daylong summit on Capitol Hill hosted by RespectAbility, a nonprofit that seeks to fight stigmas and Continue Reading →
Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.
Brand Channel reports that New York City’s new Nike By You studio—launching on September 16th, 2017, —will be the brand’s epicenter for customization and co-creation.
A&E Network’s critically acclaimed and award-winning original docuseries Born This Way’s honors keep adding up – showing that disability is a winning theme.
TV One’s original film Downsized, starring husband and wife duo Boris Kodjoe (Code Black, Undercovers) and Nicole Ari Parker, [easyazon_link identifier=”B01M298Z2M” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Almost Christmas[/easyazon_link], [easyazon_link identifier=”B00136LQQ2″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Time After Time[/easyazon_link], will premiere on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 9 Continue Reading →
With seed funding from the Ford Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, and the National Minority Consortium, we completed primary production on our pilot episode for “Family Pictures USA”!
Edward Vincent “Ed” Sullivan, September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974, was a US entertainment writer and television host, best known as the presenter of the television variety program The Continue Reading →
Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, …
George Denis Patrick Carlin, May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008, was an American comedian, actor, author and social critic. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and thoughts on Continue Reading →
Season nine of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange ends with the empowering story of one man who stood up to change his culture, saving generations of Continue Reading →
Khalid Yasin (also known as Abu Muhammad and Abu Muhammad Khalid Yasin) born in 1946 is an American convert from Christianity to Islam who lives in Manchester, England and lectures in the Continue Reading →
The Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington, announced today the donation of a video archive of thousands of hours of interviews—The HistoryMakers—that captures the life, history and culture from Harlem Continue Reading →
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), known by his stage name Moby, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer. He is well known for his electronic music, vegan Continue Reading →
Billy Taylor (born William Taylor; July 24, 1921 – December 28, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator.
By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Brother, was found dead in a Mexican resort, along Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge August 2, 2010 marked the eighty-sixth birthday of James Baldwin. For the second year in a row the Faison Firehouse Theater has chosen to step to the Continue Reading →
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne(born June 30, 1917) is an American singer and actress. She has recorded and performed extensively, independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, Continue Reading →