Yara Shahidi On What It Means For Her “To Be a Black Girl”

By Yara Shahidi for Google Arts & Culture

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To be a black girl is to be one of the reasons the universe thrives.

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Harlem Stage And National Black Theatre Present “Mothers Of The Movements” In Harlem

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s James Baldwin “Pin Drop Speech” At Cambridge University, 1965 (Video)

Harlem’s James Baldwin delivers earth shattering speech with Harlem as his starting point in talking about all black folks at Cambridge University during a debate with William F. Buckley in 1965.

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Nas Pays Tribute To Black Music In Special Google Arts & Culture Video

To celebrate Black History Month, Harlem fave, hip-hop legend, producer and entrepreneur Nas pays homage to a long tradition of Black musicians and storytellers who continue to empower us today in this compelling open letter and video HERE. Continue Reading →

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Reginald F. Lewis, RFL Tune In, Turn Up, For A Billion Lesson

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Celebrate everyday, celebrate Black History Month with the new film Reginald F. Lewis And The Making Of A $1BN Empire, starting February 16th, 2018. Continue Reading →

Marilyn Crawford Talks Reginald F. Lewis On The Danny Tisdale Show (Podcast)

Join Marilyn Crawford, a Reginald F. Lewis representative and family friend, as she talks about the new film Reginald F. Lewis And The Making Of A $1BN Empire, that airs this month with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.

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Comcast Launches Xfinity On Demand Short Film Celebrating Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, Comcast launched a new short film that puts a spotlight on some of the talented contributors behind America’s favorite superhero stories, shows and movies. Continue Reading →

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The Grand Boule’ History

This Ebony magazine article posted below was originally written to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Grand Boule in 2004: Continue Reading →

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Google Kicks Off Black History Month With 3D Interactive NMAAHC Experience

In commemoration of Black History Month, tech giant and diversity catalyst, Google, partners with the NMAAHC for the unveiling of an interactive experience for attendees. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Black Veterans/National African American History And Culture Museum

By Charles Blatcher, III

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In 1977, efforts began to raise public awareness about the merits of what Black and other Minority Americans have contributed to the defense of our nation. Continue Reading →

Chicago: Bounce & Omnicom Media Group Host 2nd Annual Black History Month Event

Bounce and Omnicom Media Group held their second annual Black History Month event to discuss diversity in media and the progress that has been made in recent years. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Renaissance’s Madam C.J. Walker, Americas First Millionaire

In the 21st century, we expect women to exercise their business acumen and be successful in their chosen careers, whether in executive positions in major companies or as entrepreneurs growing their own businesses. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Maya Angelou “And Still I Rise” On American Masters

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. Continue Reading →

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Fannie Lou Hamer And Malcolm X Speak In Harlem, NY, 1964 (Video)

fannie-lou-hamer-and-malcolm-xIn December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected through the disfranchisement of black voters. Continue Reading →

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Understanding Harlem The Ghetto Starts With The First Jewish One, Says Author

harlem and jewish ghettosThis year marks the 500th anniversary of the opening of the Venetian Ghetto, where the city’s Jews were forced to live for nearly 300 years. Continue Reading →

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US African Representatives Attend White House Briefing

-United People for African CongressFollowing decades of political and economic marginalization of the African population in the United States, over 100 African leaders and representatives from across the United States attended a White House briefing. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Seneca Village Tour In Central Park NY

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Though it may look like the rest of Central Park, the landscape along the Park’s perimeter from West 82nd to West 85th Streets holds some of Central Park’s most important history. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Black History Month Schedule On EPIX Drive-In

Dr. Martin Luther KingPremium TV network, EPIX, will be celebrating and honoring Black History Month with a month-long programming tribute showcasing some of the most remarkable African-American stories. Continue Reading →

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