2016 marks the 25th Anniversary of the National Double Dutch League and Lauren Walker, league president and daughter of NDDL founder David Walker, received a proclamation from the office of Mayor Bill deBlasio, whereas he proclaimed December 4th in Harlem in New York to be ‘Double Dutch Holiday Classic Day.’ Continue Reading →
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 →
By Eartha Watts-Hicks
What’s to do when JCPenney decides to introduce a holiday plus size line? Join and enjoy the party?
“When you release your fears and pursue your passion, doors begin to open,” says Raine Torre, performer and host of Soul 4Real Tuesdays Live Music & Open Mic Night, a weekly talent showcase. Now held at Nabe, a quaint Japanese restaurant in Harlem, her music showcase reintroduces 90s music to a loyal following in this new millennium. Continue Reading →