Seitu’s World: NAACP Freedom Fund Luncheon In NY


Photos by Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, September 12th, 2015, elected officials, and community members gathered for the NAACP Freedom Award Luncheon at the Marina Del Ray Hotel in Throggs Neck, New York. Continue Reading →

TV One To Air 2015 Triumph Awards Hosted By Tichina Arnold

nan awards 2015TV One today announced the inaugural television broadcast of The 2015 Triumph Awards presented by Harlem’s Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will air on Saturday, October 3 at 8PM/ET. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: BMA 1st Annual Awards Reception

BMA Reception Organizers2By Lil Nickelson

Growing up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s, I don’t recall any vacant commercial real estate spaces on Amsterdam Avenue, Broadway, Convent Avenue or St. Nicholas Avenue from like 135th Street up to 155th Street.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Riant Theatre Honors Liesl Tommy And Peter Anthony Andrews

rliant theatre final1The Riant Theatre will kick off the  Strawberry One-Act Festival with a launch party and reception  presenting Pioneer of the Arts Awards honoring  Liesl Tommy, Obie winning director from South Africa, and Peter Anthony Andrews, the first African American TV network entertainment vice president, on Sunday, July 26 at the Poet’s Den Theatre, 309 East 108th Street from 3:00pm – 7:00pm.  Tickets for the event are $50.

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Harlem Faves Derek Jeter Honored At Kids’ Choice Sports 2015

derek jeterFive-time World Series Champion Derek Jeter was honored with the Legend Award at this year’s second annual Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 in recognition of his unmatched talent, integrity and sportsmanship on and off the field. Continue Reading →

One Hundred Black Men NY Awarded ‘Chapter Of The Year”

image002One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM) received the 2014-2015 Chapter of the Year Award for Leadership in Economic Empowerment from 100 Black Men of America, Inc. at its 29th Annual Conference, “Gateways to Success & Sustainable Wealth,” held on Friday June 5 at the Hilton America in Houston, TX. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: David Dinkins Chairs Friars Club Gala Honoring Diahann Carroll & Daymond John

dnkins galaHarlem fave and Mayor David Dinkins has been a member of The Friars Club for decades and is proud to serve as Event Chairman for the August 4th Gala celebrating two incredible honorees Diahann Carroll and Dayman John. Continue Reading →