ASAP Ferg Donates Painting To Charity Auction

ASAP Ferg juggles the titles rapper-designer-painter with aplomb. He’ll be wearing his painter’s hat, among others, on Saturday night when his large-scale oil painting, introduced at the 2015 Art Basel Miami Beach, is auctioned at the inaugural A$AP Yams commemorative gala. Continue Reading →

Florida: Housewives Of Atlanta’s Marlo Hampton Joins The Foundation For Fortitude

Harlem loves to give back, and so does Jacksonville, Florida. On Friday, March 31st, 2017 the Foundation for Fortitude will host its first “Pure White Affair,” fundraising charity event in celebration of the success of the Foundation.

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2017 Adults In Toyland Casino Night Raises Funds For Children

NYU Langone Medical Center’s “Adults in Toyland Casino Night” raised $835,000 to support programs at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders  and the Department of Pediatrics at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Super Producer Bryan-Michael Cox Hosts Pre-Grammy Brunch Music Event

Toyota To Donate $10,000 to Music & Memory for its Work with Patients with Cognitive and Physical Challenges

On a day where the music industry’s biggest and brightest shine, Toyota and multiple award-winning producer, Bryan-Michael Cox, are joining forces for the second year in a row to honor those making moves behind the scenes. Continue Reading →

Fred Samuel Foundation’s Harlem Got Talent Free Program

Join the fourth season of the Fred Samuel Foundation’s Harlem Got Talent program every Tuesday, from 6-8 pm in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Neighborhoods Association In Harlem, New York, 1941-1978

madisonmeetingThe Harlem Neighborhoods Association (HANA) was launched in 1937 as the West Harlem Council of Social Agencies. Its mission was to serve as a clearinghouse for various social agencies operating in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Odyssey Media to Host 2nd Annual “In The Black” Tour

odyssey-1Today, Odyssey Media, the leading brand in the empowerment of influential and affluent multicultural women, has announced the return of “In The Black,” a dynamic tour of powerful networking experiences that allows women business professionals to share insights, discover strategies and build relationships. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Teyana Taylor And Others At The Sixth Annual WEEN Awards 2016

teyana taylor channles mariln mornroeThe Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) will present the Sixth Annual WEEN Awards on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, and honor individuals who have raised global awareness for empowering women within their respective industries. Continue Reading →

Alex Soldier Designs Award For Queen Latifah In Fabulous Harlem Style (Photographs)


In pure Harlem style, designer Alex Soldier has designed a remarkable objet d’art to symbolize the Princess Grace Awards that were presented at the 2016 Princess Grace Awards Gala held at Cipriani’s in New York City, hosted by Their Serene Highnesses The Prince and The Princess of Monaco.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: L’Oréal USA & NY Coalition Of One Hundred Black Women

loreal event inharlem1For one week during Spring semester break, L’Oréal USA hosted 10 high school and 28 college students at its Fifth Avenue headquarters as part of its support for the New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women’s annual Role Model Program. Continue Reading →

Amalgamated Bank Announces National CARES Mentoring Program

nationalcares in harlemToday, Amalgamated Bank, the leading national progressive bank, announced that National CARES Mentoring will be the recipient of its Q1 2016 “Donate the Change” program.  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 Non-Profits Receive The Northern Manhattan Fellowship

east-harlem1Twenty members of The Northern Manhattan Fellowship, a professional development and networking program for mid-senior level non-profit, faith based, and governmental professionals serving Northern Manhattan 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 →

Harlem RBI’s Gets REAL Funding For Kids Programming

mark-teixeira-harlem-rbi-articleThrough a unique partnership with CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program, UnitedHealthcare is funding sports and academic nonprofit Harlem RBI’s REAL Kids summer program, which provides youth with comprehensive cognitive, enrichment, health and wellness, and sports activities designed to build literacy, social and emotional skills as well as to improve young people’s health and fitness. Continue Reading →

Band Seed, Growing The Bands Of The Future In Harlem

bAND SeedOn Park Ave. and 102nd St. in Harlem, there’s an unmarked storefront obscured by rusty steel shutters. From the outside, it looks like just another casualty of rising rent. Continue Reading →

One Hundred Black Men NY Awarded ‘Chapter Of The Year”

image002One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM) received the 2014-2015 Chapter of the Year Award for Leadership in Economic Empowerment from 100 Black Men of America, Inc. at its 29th Annual Conference, “Gateways to Success & Sustainable Wealth,” held on Friday June 5 at the Hilton America in Houston, TX. Continue Reading →

“Sad Days”: Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. statement on Violence by and against Police

jsckie rowe adamsIt is painful to mourn the loss of young lives. We send our condolences to the families of Freddie Gray and Officer Moore. We have now begun two weeks in a row with disturbing news. Continue Reading →

Harlem Group To Receive $750,000 Grant from UMEZ

CCCADI Gala Guests  Lloyd Williams Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce    CCCADI Pres and Founder DrThe Caribbean Culture Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is slated to receive grant funding of $750,000 over the next three years from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone for capacity building as the organization works towards their move to a new home in a renovated firehouse located at 120 East 125 Street in Harlem.  Continue Reading →