HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

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 →

First-Ever CSA Inclusion And Diversity Open Call For Performers With Disabilities

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.

Disability Advocates Stage Capitol Hill Summit On Hollywood Inclusion (Update)

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’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.

Downsized’ Starring Boris Kodjoe & Nicole Ari Parker Premieres on TV One

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 →

“Family Pictures USA” Launches A Healing Movement For Our Conflicted World

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”!

West Harlem’s George Carlin, One Of The Best Comics Of All Time

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 →

Harlem’s Khalid “Amir” Yasin, 1946 – Present

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 →