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 →

King Sunny Adé At SummerStage In Central Park

king sunny adeThe World Music Institute (WMI) is thrilled to open its 2016-2017 season with a rare U.S. appearance by Nigerian superstar King Sunny Adé. Presented by City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in association with WMI, the concert also features fellow Nigerian Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz, and DJ Rich Medina. Continue Reading →

From Africa With Love, Dr. Adeyeye Is Coming To Harlem

Dr AdeyeyeThe Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba, Dr. Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, will make a monumental historic visit to Harlem, NY in the United States of America in June where he will visit several states with his entourage. Continue Reading →

The New York African Film Festival At Lincoln Center

FabriceMonteiro2014_prophecy-1_copyright-Fabrice-Monteiro-556x371The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. announce the lineup for the 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lupita Nyong’o Is On A Mission In Kenya

Lupita-Kristian-Schmidt4In Disney’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book, which opened on April 15, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o lends her voice to the character Raksha, a mother wolf that “adopts” human cub Mowgli and vows to keep him safe. Continue Reading →