Harlem’s Sweet Mama’s Serve All-Comers On Thanksgiving

sweet mamas in harlem finalStaff members are thumbs up for their work at Sweet Mama’s 689 Lenox Avenue and 145th Street in collaboration with Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI). Continue Reading →

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Honored for Promoting

Nubian Union Legend Awards1Dr. Nadege Dady, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Dean of Student Affairs, received a Nubian Union Legend Award at the organization’s “Chasing Stars” Holiday Gala Monday evening in Greenwich Village. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carmel Anthony Donates Food (video)

carmel anthony inkicksIf you’re hoping to get into the holiday spirit a little early this season, let Harlem resident and NY Knick Carmelo Anthony be your guide. Continue Reading →

Here’s How To Help The Paris Attack Victims

the paris attack sliderFollowing yesterday’s horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, if you’d like to do something to show your support, but you’re not sure where to turn, Continue Reading →

Alicia Keys Fight AIDS At 12th Annual Black Ball Charity


At last night’s 12th Annual Black Ball, Keep A Child Alive CEO Peter Twyman (or as the night’s Master of Ceremonies Chris Rock introduced him, “Peter Motherfucking Twyman”) quoted the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. when he took the stage at the Hammerstein Ballroom.  Continue Reading →

Alicia Keys, Running the Marathon ‘Was Nothing’ (video)

alicia keys talks about the marathonOn Friday, November 6th, 2015, fresh from running the New York City Marathon, Harlem lady Alicia Keys walked the black carpet with hubby Swizz Beatz and others for her annual Keep a Child Alive Black Ball event in New York City. Continue Reading →

HEAF Honors Roger W. Ferguson At 11th Annual Gala

HEAF GALA 1The Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) hosted its 11th Annual Gala on October 27th at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City, raising $1.2 million in support of its college access and success programs for young people in need. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Richard Parsons Chair Of Rockefeller Foundation

Richard-ParsonsRichard Parsons, the former board leader of Citigroup Inc. and Time Warner Inc., was named chairman of the Rockefeller Foundation, the century-old philanthropy that’s funded Nobel Prize-winning researchers, helped stave off pandemics and assisted communities ravaged by natural disasters. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ABCs’ T.J. Holmes Host The Doe Fund Gala

tj homesABC News correspondent T.J. Holmes will host The Doe Fund’s annual benefit and gala on Thursday, October 29 beginning at 6pm at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street).

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NY Urban League Talks 2015 Class Of Board Members

nyul board memberThe New York Urban League is excited to announce its fall class of 2015 board members.The four new members are as follows: Continue Reading →