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 →

Brewer Hosts Dominican Day Parade Launch Reception In Washington Heights

dominican_group_1Tuesday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the Dominican Day Parade Committee held a launch party in Washington Heights for the upcoming Dominican Day Parade. Continue Reading →

NY Giants Beckham Leads Stars At Nick’s Kids Choice Awards 2016

Odell_Beckham_Jr1 finalMega-sports stars NY Giant and Harlem fave Odell Beckham Jr., Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Alex Morgan, Cam Newton, Ronda Rousey, Rob Gronkowski, Leticia Bufoni, Usain Bolt, Simone Biles and this year’s host, Russell Wilson, were the winners at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016, the only show where kids celebrate their favorite athletes and the year’s most unforgettable sports moments. 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 →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys And Others At BET Awards 2016

alicia-keys and bet logoHarlem lady performs Alicia Keys performs with many others, Empire’s Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett are among the newly announced presenters for the 16th annual BET Awards. Continue Reading →

Grace Wales Bonner, LVMH Prize Winner, Inspired From Senegal To Harlem

866c3eae-cd02-4d5e-a50e-703f911cef11-2060x1236Grace Wales Bonner was born in London to an English mother and Jamaican father. She attributes much of her Afrofuturist style influence to her roots, exploring black male identity in her collections. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: 2016 Annual Benefit Concert Hosted By The National Jazz Museum In Harlem

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By Rudy Collins

On Tuesday, June 14th, at the  2016 Annual Benefit Concert hosted by The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Legendary drummer extraordinaire Roy Haynes. Continue Reading →

The Harlem YMCA, The Yankee’s & AT&T Celebrate Donation (updated)

Yankees GAME VS ANGELS1Marissa Shorenstein, New York State President, AT&T made a donation to John Rappaport, Senior Executive Director, Harlem YMCA who received “the big check” last Wednesday, June 8th for the YMCA of Greater New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Shanté Bacon Ad Age’s Women To Watch 2016 List

BaconShante_135StAgency1X1201605262For two decades, Advertising Age has been recognizing women who have made indelible contributions to the worlds of media, marketing and advertising. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel And Others Honored At Art Splash In Harlem

charles-rangelThe Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Harlem is hosting its Fourth Annual Spring Fundraiser, ART SPLASH 2016 on Thursday evening, June 2ndfrom 6 – 9 PM, honoring Congressman Charles B. Rangel, U.S. Representative, 13th Congressional District. Continue Reading →