HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious.” Continue Reading →

Join The Reunion Celebration Of The Riverton Houses’ 70th Anniversary In Harlem

During the summer of 1972, a group men and women who spent a significant part of their childhood and adolescent years in the Riverton Houses in Harlem decided to have an old-timers basketball reunion in the Riverton Playground. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton And Others Honored At The FACE List Awards Gala

Pan-African Media Company Face2Face Africa has officially announced the honorees for the 2017 FACE List Awards taking place on Saturday, July 15th, 2017 in New York City. Continue Reading →

Nat’l Jazz Museum Benefit Honors Harlem’s Charles Rangel, Lloyd Williams And More

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) will host its 2017 Annual Benefit Concert honoring three pillars of the jazz community. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Notorious B.I.G. Honored Post Humously With ASCAP Founders Awards

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 30th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Susan L. Taylor To Receive Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps Award

Susan L. Taylor, founder and CEO of the National CARES Mentoring Movement, is a national inspiration for her devotion to breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty among African Americans. Continue Reading →

Celeste Beatty’s Harlem Brewing Honored As Queens’ Power Women in Business

Business owner Celeste Beatty of Harlem Brewing Company was honored as one of the most powerful women in Queens business gathered in Flushing on Thursday night to meet, greet, celebrate and network. Continue Reading →

Manhattans Epic Party Honoring Harlem’s Diddy And Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs and Harlem Sean “Diddy” Combs was honored at a gala dinner for Room to Read, a global organization seeking to transform the lives of millions of children in Asia and Africa, at the High Line Hotel on May 11, 2017. Continue Reading →

BET’s Official Nominees For The 2017 BET Awards

We can’t believe there are no Harlem nominees, but BET Networks has officially announced the nominees for this year’s 2017 BET Awards, which will take place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Continue Reading →

MEOC Celebrates 50 Years Of Free Services For Underserved From Harlem To Hollis

The Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) will celebrate 50 years providing critical academic and vocational services to underserved residents of Harlem and throughout New York City with an elegant evening of community building and entertainment. Continue Reading →

CBS’s Bill Whitaker’s Harlem History Is The North Star Of His Journalism

Longtime CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker said journalists must remain free to “hear the dispossessed, free to challenge the status quo,” and “free to present truth to the powerful.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Style OTRC At The Oscars 2017

It’s not fair (and neither is life), because of the all the glamorous and fabulous celebs at the Oscars tonight, but we curated the best of what was on the red carpet who had fantastic sexy, timeless and attitude – that is Harlem style.

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Atlanta: Richardson-Whitfield, Riley And Whitfield Part Of “Untold Stories” Honorees

Salli Richardson-Whitfield has joined the roster of honorees for the 2017 “Untold Stories” Awards Luncheon hosted by the Black Women Film Network (BWFN) — now celebrating its 20th anniversary — on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Super Producer Bryan-Michael Cox Hosts Pre-Grammy Brunch Music Event

Toyota To Donate $10,000 to Music & Memory for its Work with Patients with Cognitive and Physical Challenges

On a day where the music industry’s biggest and brightest shine, Toyota and multiple award-winning producer, Bryan-Michael Cox, are joining forces for the second year in a row to honor those making moves behind the scenes. Continue Reading →

The 48th NAACP Image Awards Set For 2017

tika sumpter 47th naacp image awardsThe National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and TV One, today announced that the 48th NAACP Image Awards will be nationally telecast live on TV One on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Continue Reading →