Equal Justice Initiative Launches “Lynching In America” With Google.org

Growing up, Shirah Dedman always hated family tree projects. While other students could trace their roots as far back as the Mayflower, her story always stopped at her great-grandfather. Continue Reading →

African Americans’ Memorial Day in Charleston, South Carolina, 1865

Memorial Day African Americans invented Memorial Day in Charleston South CarolinaThe first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Tichina Arnold And Other Stars In Star Jones Daytime Divas For VH1

VH1 today announced the cast starring Harlem fave Tichina Arnold and showrunners for the network’s latest scripted series “Daytime Divas,” formerly known as “Satan’s Sisters.” Continue Reading →

TV One Announces New Programming Updates 2017-2018

For all you Harlemites who love TV One, they are showcasing its 4Q17-2018 programming line-up to the advertising community, TV One unveiled a very focused slate of originals during its annual Upfront presentation at Current located in Chelsea Piers yesterday. Continue Reading →

Season Premiere Of “Super Soul Sunday” With Pastor John Gray And Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey sits down with Pastor John Gray, the first African-American Associate Pastor at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch Lakewood, on an all-new episode of “Super Soul Sunday” airing Sunday, April 16 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

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TV One’s ‘The Manns’ With David & Tamela Mann Premiere’s This Week (Video)

TV One presents the premiere episode of Harlem Fave “The Manns,” a reality docu-series on the hilarious relationship between David and Tamela Mann and their family, on Tuesday, April 4 at 8 p.m. ET. Continue Reading →

Elio Villafranca “Letters to Mother Africa II” At City College In Harlem

Elio Villafranca, a brilliant Cuban pianist and composer brings an all-star band presented by the Jazzmobile at City College in Harlem Continue Reading →

Congressman Adriano Espaillat Joins Others To Introduce African Burial Ground Museum

Congressman Adriano Espaillat joined members of the New York Delegation to re-introduce the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Education Center Act: Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The New York City Draft Riots Of 1863

In September of 1862, President Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation. It would take effect January 1, 1863, and free slaves in areas of the nation still in rebellion against the Union. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Is Everyday

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Continue Reading →