Apollo Theater And World Music Institute Present “Africa Now!” In Harlem

The Apollo Theater in partnership with World Music Institute presents what has become an annual highlight, Africa Now!. Continue Reading →

Africans Who Built The World A Talk At The Schomburg In Harlem

From 1471 to 1700, enslaved and free Africa- and Europe-born African people made up perhaps 20% of southern Iberia’s urban populations. Continue Reading →

Keep A Child Alive By Bidding On Unique Items From Harlem’s Alicia Keys And More!

alicia-keys-in-harlemHarlem born Alicia Keys and her non-profit Keep A Child Alive have teamed up with eBay for an amazing auction with memorabilia from some of our favorite celebs. There is something for everyone. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Boubacar Traoré The Legend Of African Desert Blues At The Met

boubacar-in-harlem-1Legendary Malian songwriter, master singer, and guitarist Boubacar (aka “Kar Kar”) Traoré rose to fame in the ‘60s with his desert blues performances, fusing Malian and Arabic music. Continue Reading →

The Best Brother Vellies For The Harlem Glamazon

brother-v3-finalWe love sustainable and artisanal, especially if its handcrafted redefined luxury pieces from Africa, from a company like Brother Vellies Brooklyn based founded by Creative Director, Aurora James. Continue Reading →

East 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Project Open House

harem african burial groundBe sure to join the Thursday, September 15th at the Silberman School of Social Work for an Open House on the East 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial project ! Continue Reading →

Africa’s Mbongwana Star, Batida, Young Paris And More At SummerStage In Central Park

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Join Afro-funkadelic stars Mbongwana Star, Batida , Young Paris and DJ Underdog for a futuristic orgasmic music and Pre-Show Panel discussion in Central Park Summerstage. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: African Passport Launches At AU Summit in Rwanda

africa-safari-zebra-sunrise-With the Go Africa Street Festival on July 16th, 2016 in “Little Africa” in Central Harlem, we thought it newsworthy that soon, citizens of African nations will have little need for those black, blue, red, and green passports that mark their countries (and their respective power). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: 2016 African Diaspora World Tourism Awards And African Royalty

king Rukirabasaija Oyo in african processionAs the August 26-28 date for the 2016 African Diaspora World Tourism Awards and Travel Expo approaches, plans have been made to include a “Royal Procession” as a part of the week-end events. Continue Reading →

Stay In Harlem For The Go Africa Harlem 2016 Street Festival In “Little Africa”

South_Africa_Johannesburg_cultural_dance_festival_5526880f20fb4465bcf3eeecd8b165beWhen you need a break from the Harlem Book Fair, head down to the first annual Go Africa Harlem 2016 Street Festival, with African food, dance, music, clothing and more from Harlem to Harare on Saturday, July 16, 2016, on 116th Street in “Little Africa” Harlem. Continue Reading →