Clarice Taylor, September 20, 1917 – May 30, 2011, was an American stage, film and television actress. Born in Buckingham County, Virginia but raised in Harlem, New York, Taylor was best known for her recurring role Continue Reading →
William December “Billy Dee” Williams Jr., born in Harlem on April 6, 1937 -, is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer.
TV One will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the premiere of “A Different World” with a 14-hour marathon on the same date the series launched, Sunday, September 24 at 10 Continue Reading →
Alicia Keys has found a promised land for her new baby Egypt in Englewood, N.J. The Daily News has learned that the 15-time Grammy winner…
John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (pronounced /ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer.
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 →
Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →
Donald McKayle, July 6, 1930 – April 6, 2018, was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and writer best known for creating socially conscious concert works during the 1950s Continue Reading →
(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop …
Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades.
The Black Stars News 2015 Annual Awards Dinner will honor Mayor David Dinkins, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Yvette Clarke, R. Donahue Peebles, Barbara Arnwine, Inez Barron, Sabrina Lamb, Dr. Rudy Continue Reading →
As diversity becomes the buzzword across all industries, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is no exception.
Just received this great e-mail from GetOnTheCouch.com’s about the new Upfronts 2014, ABC’s Black-ish (First Look) from ABC:
Crystal cut his teeth on Jazz when Jazz artists such as Arvell Shaw, Pee Wee Russell, Eddie Condon, and Billie Holiday were often guests in his family home on the Continue Reading →
A long time has passed since the first teams were formed by athletic clubs in the 1920s, but basketball still occupies a prominent place amongst Harlem’s entertainments.
Veteran actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg recently announced her latest project, however, it isn’t a television show or motion picture she’ll be starring in. It’s actually a documentary that she’ll Continue Reading →
Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo At some stage in the careers of arts professionals there is a point where they reach the crossroads of art and commerce.
Mary Flowers Harlem World Magazine celebrates Black Music Month with Mary Flowers, who has worked at the World Famous Apollo Theater since the mid- 1980’s.