HW Pick: UPS Import & Export Symposium For Central And South America

central and south americaThe New York State Coalition of Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Import Export Symposium sponsored by UPS. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “GHOST BROTHERS” On Destination America

768d9041-0e91-4d15-8a93-891c19cc0b70What you see is what you get with Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey, the Southeast’s newest and most dynamic paranormal investigation team. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Princeton University Gearing Up to Host Sixth Summer Academy

For the sixth straight year the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy will be held on the camFor the sixth straight year, the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy will be held on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Princess Noamie Inwood Caves 1936


Princess Naomie and her grandchildren in 1930’s photo taken by Reginald Bolton.

Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie.

Since moving to Inwood  I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →

Rest In Peace Big Kap, “Da Ladies In The House” (video)

big kap in harlem1Big Kap passed on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016. Big Kap worked with Funkmaster Flex, Lil Jon, the Eastside Boyz, and tons of others. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Black Deutschland, Darryl Pinckney And Zadie Smith

nyply talk cropDarryl Pinckney and Zadie Smith talk about his new work of fiction, Black Deutschland, set in the 1980s, about a young gay black American who flees from his hometown of Chicago to the city of his fantasies: Berlin. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: JLO At The “2016 Kids’ Choice Awards”

j loNickelodeon today announced the nominations for the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, the ultimate fan celebration of the best of everything kids love in pop culture. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: New Music With Jahkoy’s “Odd Future”, 2016 (audio)

artworks-000144036098-6cq8gu-t500x500Love this new track by Jahkoy’s “Odd Future”, January 2016

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HW Pick: Royalty At The Sundance Film Festival 2016

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As the 2016 Sundance Film Festival draws to a close this past weekend, let’s take a look back and assess what just happened. Beyond finding out what movies were good and not so good, what did we learn? 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 →