Seitu’s World: NYC Comptroller Stringer’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Month Celebration

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By Seitu Oronde

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Surrogates Courthouse, 31 Chambers Street, New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival in NYC (photos)

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Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Easter Sunday, (April 5, 2015) Seitu had the opportunity to hop around to see Easter bonnets in all their extreme as “paraders” wander along Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets in mid-town NY. Continue Reading →

Visually Speaking: Roy DeCarava, A Life in Art In Harlem

April21RoyDCcropSherry Turner DeCarava, an independent art historian and Executive Director of the DeCarava Archives, offers an in-depth portrait of the life and career of this influential artist and complex man. Continue Reading →

Bettie “Queen of Pinups” Page’s History In Harlem (warning)

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Long before there was Fifty Shades of Grey, there was Bettie Page. Bettie Mae Page was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on  April 22, 1923. She gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos.  Continue Reading →

Fatherhood Buzz Festival At Denny Moes with Judge Mathis In Harlem

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On Saturday, Sept 6th, Dennis Mitchell offered free hair cuts to children going back to school.  Judge Greg Mathis of the Judge Mathis TV court show also pays a visit to Denny Moe’s Superstar barbershop in Harlem. Continue Reading →

62 Chefs Gather For A Great Day In Harlem

image001Harlem EatUp! and Citi organized the photo last week with 62 chefs, both local to Harlem and those with restaurants in lower Manhattan came together to pay homage to the 1958 photo, “A Great Day in Harlem.” Citi was inspired to create this moment to celebrate their participation in the HarlemEatUp! Continue Reading →