HW Pick: Robert Mugabe Resignation Ushers In A Renaissance For Zimbabwe

We can only imagine how Harare will be effected, but do we a have idea how Harlem will be effected by Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe‘s resignation. The Guardian reports that: Continue Reading →

25th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival 2017

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a total of 64 films from 31 countries including 31 World, US and NY Premieres. Screenings will be held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University, Cinema Village and MIST Harlem. Continue Reading →

Brooklyn: The New York African Restaurant Week 2017 Kicks Off At Industry City

Sitting at home in Harlem with nothing to do on Sunday? You may want to spend the day at the New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW) to celebrate the official 2017 launch at the NYARW MegaFood Festival and Day Party on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Industry City, and only 30 minutes away in Brooklyn. Continue Reading →

Statement On Approval Of The 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial

Statement on the Approval of the 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial and Mixed-Use Project by the City Council Planning Subcommittee: Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Drug Free World’s United Nations Convention 2017

The Foundation for a Drug Free World held a convention at the United Nations in New York City on Cultural Sustainability and Drug Prevention’s Role. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton At The 2017 Face List Awards Hosted By Ama K. Abebrese

Award-winning Ghanaian-British actress Ama K. Abebrese (left) will be hosting the 2017 FACE List Awards in New York City on Saturday, July 15th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Make Music Lagos, Harlem To Harare Style

They’ll be tons of Make Music events in Harlem starting on Wednesday, June 21st 2017, on top of that Make Music folks are in Africa, over 50 cities celebrate Make Music including Cote d’ivoire: Abidjan, Benin: Cotonou, Burkina Faso: Ouagadougou and Togo: Lome. Continue Reading →

Dangote Group To Launch Fundraising For Africa Center In Harlem

Halima Aliko Dangote who was recently appointed the president of the Africa Center in New York City will hold an online press conference Thursday as part of her with the major responsibility of raising capital for the center. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Stream 8,000 Vintage Afropop Recordings Digitized (Video)

Like “New Harlem,” the New Africa is about Stability or cultural vitality: many nations seem as if they can only have one or the other. Continue Reading →

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 →