Ol’ Dirty Bastard Provides Soundtrack For ‘Luke Cage’ Harlem’s Hero (Update)

luke cage on marvel and netflixMarvel unveiled the first official Luke Cage trailer tonight, providing a glimpse into the musclebound crime fighter’s world as he battles evil elements in Harlem, New York City. Continue Reading →

Oprah’s OWN Unveils New Trailer Of Series ‘QUEEN SUGAR’ For Harlemites (video)

queensugar1Today, Oprah Winfrey Network released an extended trailer of its new original drama series “Queen Sugar,” from award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (Harlem World Magazine covered her at the Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution and the Essence Festival), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Television.  Continue Reading →

Jimmie Daniels Restaurant, Harlem NY, 1939 – 1942

jimmie daniels club in harlem1The Jimmie Daniels Restaurant, was also called “The Jimmie Daniels Supper Club,” and the “Jimmie Daniels’ Nightclub,” located at 114 West 116th Street at Lenox Avenue, and of course owned by James Lesley Daniels who lived and worked in Harlem, New York for decades. Continue Reading →

Get The 2016 Season Of SummerStage Schedule In Central Park

Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane

City Parks Foundation is proud to present the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 115 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks around the five boroughs!  Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: The Latin Explosion New York City Premiere

New York Premiere of the HBO Documentary Film The Latin Explosion: A New America

Story and Photography by Udo Salters

On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 HBO held the New York Premiere of the HBO Documentary Film The Latin Explosion: A New America Held at the Hudson Theater. Continue Reading →

Empire Inspired Music Video And Other ‘Go Viral’ Picks

harlem-with-souleo1silderBy Souleo

Going viral has never been so competitive with the hordes of memes, videos and write-ups vying for attention on the web. This week we are highlighting several pieces of content that deserve to go viral from a theatre company’s entertaining music video to a topical book about race and politics. Continue Reading →

Souleo: How One Organization Is Giving Black Content Creators A Boost

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By Souleo

If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question fraught with issues of access, economics, and of course, race. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: GlobalGrind Launches New Series

global grind twoIn December, Interactive One (iOne) acquired GlobalGrind, founded by Russell Simmons, as the first step towards expanding its reach among young Americans across all races and backgrounds.   Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Rush Arts Foundation’s Art For Life

Dave Chappelle and Russell Simmons

Dave Chappelle and Russell Simmons

By Udo Salters

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s 20th anniversary at the 2015 Art For Life benefit took place on Saturday, July 18th,, 2015. This year’s honorees were Dave Chappelle, Michaela and Simon de Pury, Ava DuVernay, and featured artist Wangechi Mutu. Continue Reading →