The Winners Of The 49th NAACP Image Awards (Red Carpet Photographs)

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced tonight during the live broadcast from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One (see complete winners list below). Continue Reading →

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr In Harlem NY 1958

dr-martin-luther-king-jr-in-harlemIn 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was still basking in the glory of his legendary triumph that ended the thirteen-month Montgomery bus boycott he had led: the U.S.Supreme Court’s 1956 decision to desegrate buses in Montgomery, Alabama. Continue Reading →

Eartha’s World: When Oprah Winfrey Network Comes To MIST In Harlem (Photographs)

By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Last night, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and WBLS hosted a press event and fan meet & greet at MIST Harlem to promote the new seasons of “Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots,” “If Loving You is Wrong,” and the series premiere of “The Paynes.” Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Greater Harlem Chamber Of Commerce Gala In Harlem (Photographs)

On Wednesday, December 20, 2017, photographer Seitu Oronde was there to take these great photographs at the Greater Harlem Chamber Gala 2017 at the historic Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

DC: The 2017 Raheem DeVaughn, Doug E. Fresh And Friends Concert (Photographs)

On Thursday, December 21 and Friday, December 22, 2017, the music industry united across genres in support of the 2017 Raheem DeVaughn and Friends Benefit Concert Series presented by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). Continue Reading →

Boy At 115th Street Harlem Well, NY 1897 (Photograph)

We love this wonderful photograph by James Reuel Smith of an little boy sitting in front of a Harlem Well at 27 West 115th Street, between Fifth and Lenox Avenues on October 26, 1897. Continue Reading →

Miami: Jean Shafiroff Hosts The Power Of Art To Heal At The Hotel Croydon (Photographs)

Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, with Nathan & Alan Lieberman of the South Beach Group Hotels, hosted the Power of Art to Heal at the Hotel Croydon Miami Beach during Art Basel Miami 2017. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: BWFN Closes 2017 With A Holiday Party To Remember (Red Carpet Photographs)

Last night, the Black Women Film Network (BWFN) held its annual holiday party at Atlanta’s latest hot-spot REVEL.

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The Atlas Of Beauty, Women Of The World In 500 Portraits From Harlem To Harare

Since 2013 photographer Mihaela Noroc has traveled the world with her backpack and camera taking photos of everyday women to showcase the diversity of beauty all around us. Continue Reading →

HCCI + NYIT Building Resilient Communities Open House (Photographs)

It’s a frigid Saturday afternoon in November 2017, but the winter temperatures can’t seem to penetrate the warm and excited atmosphere at 263 West 153rd Street.

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Los Angeles: Mariah Carey And Other Stars Shine At Free World AIDS Day Concert (Photographs)

Grammy-winning diva Mariah Carey took the stage at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday night to perform at a free concert to commemorate World AIDS Day (December 1) and celebrate the 30th anniversary of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest AIDS organization. Continue Reading →

Well At West 140th Street, Harlem, NY, 1898 (Photograph)

A great photograph by James Reuel Smith of a long demolished Well at 619-621 West 140th Street (now 625-627), near Riverside Drive in West Harlem, NY, on May 13, 1898. Continue Reading →

Squatters Shack At Grant’s Tomb In Harlem 1901

An amazing photograph looking northeast on a snowy in Riverside Park with columns and dome from General U.S. Grants Tomb beyond with a squatters wood shack in the foreground in West Harlem, NY, February 13th, 1901.  Continue Reading →

Sufi Abdul “The Black Hitler” Hamid And Wife Stephanie “Queenie” Saint-Clair In Harlem, 1938 (Photograph)

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Harlem religious and labor leader, Sufi Abdul Hamid, aka “Black Hitler,” 1903 – 1938, with his wife, Harlem mob boss, Stephanie Saint-Clair, aka “Queenie,” and “Queen Of The Harlem Racket,” 1886 – 1969, in formal dress, January 23, 1938. Continue Reading →

Riverside Park View Of Navy Ships Harlem NY 1915 (Photographs)

Photographed by Walter L. Bogert on a mound at Riverside Park, with two views from the “northern extremity” of Morningside Heights from 123rd to 129th Streets in Harlem, looking across the Hudson River from behind the Pergola to the Palisades of New Jersey, on May 10, 1915. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Veterans Day Parade 2017 (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Sunday, November 11, 2017, Seitu covered America’s Best at the New York City Veterans Day Parade 2017, from 26th to 56th Streets in New York. Continue Reading →