Bestselling Author Terry McMillan And Kalisha Buckhanon At Harlem Arts Salon

Join author of the runaway bestseller, Waiting to Exhale, and one of the most influential contemporary writers of fiction in the USA today.

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HW Pick: New Book “Food Health And Happiness,” By Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It’s been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. Continue Reading →

Espada, Coke And Villar At Harlem Arts Salon

The Harlem Arts Salon is ringing in the New Year with poets Marti­n Espada and Allison Hedge Coke accompanied by violinist, Laura Ortman, and Rich Villar is the guest moderator. Continue Reading →

Harlem Donates 2,300+ Books To Children And Families In Neighborhood Shelters

Last week, Total Equity Now (TEN) all-volunteer team delivered 2,343 new and like-new reading treasures to children and their families in shelters in East, Central, and West Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Malika Lee Whitney Starts New Holiday Tradition Reading ‘The Snowy Day’ On WBAI


2016, marks the 100th birthday of author and book illustrator, Ezra Jack Keats. His groundbreaking children’s book The Snowy Day, tells the story of
a little boy named Peter who puts on his snowsuit, stepped out of his house and into the hearts of millions of readers. Continue Reading →

Eartha’s World: Radio Show Host Keri Singleton Releases “Idol” Novel (Update)

keri-singleton1By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Keri Singleton is a longtime resident of Harlem. His Keri’s Korner Radio Show currently airs live on Mondays at 8:00 pm (EST) on F.L.O. Empire Radio and is syndicated on Wednesdays at 10:00 pm (PST) on One West Radio.   Continue Reading →

Eartha’s World: “Hidden Figures” A Must See

hidden-figuresBy Eartha Watts Hicks

To those who have not experienced discrimination, accounts of what the experience is like might seem like an old, sad song. 2016 might seem like a new day steeped with possibilities and opportunities. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “The Original Black Elite,” By Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

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In this outstanding cultural biography, The Original Black Elite, the author of the New York Times bestseller A Slave in the White House chronicles a critical yet overlooked chapter in American history: the inspiring rise and calculated fall of the black elite, from Emancipation through Reconstruction to the Jim Crow Era—embodied in the experiences of an influential figure of the time, academic, entrepreneur, and political activist and black history pioneer Daniel Murray. Continue Reading →

A History Of Housing In New York City Revised

a-history-of-housing-in-new-york-city-278x300The French architect Le Corbusier once described New York as “a magnificent catastrophe.” Since its emergence in the mid-nineteenth century as the nation’s “metropolis”‘ New York has faced the most challenging housing problems of any American city, but it has also led the nation in innovation and reform. Continue Reading →

“In The Heat Of The Summer,” The Harlem Riot Of 1964

prof-michael-w-flammOn the morning of July 16, 1964, a white police officer in New York City shot and killed a black teenager, James Powell, across the street from the high school where he was attending summer classes. Continue Reading →