Raoul Peck Talks “The Young Karl Marx” At Build

Written and directed by director of “I’m Not Your Negro,” about Harlem’s James Baldwin Raoul Peck, “The Young Karl Marx” follows a 26-year-old writer, researcher and radical named Karl Marx as he embarks, with his wife Jenny, on the road to exile in an age that has created both new prosperity and new problems. Continue Reading →

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Talks “The Quad” At Build

Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an American actor, playwright, and director who has won national awards for his work in all three categories. Continue Reading →

Amara “La Negra” Goes Mainstream At Build

Amara “La Negra” is a multi-talented Latina force of nature. Of Dominican descent and Miami-raised, Amara started appearing on television as a child on Univision’s Sábado Gigante. Continue Reading →

Michael Luwoye Talks “Hamilton” At Build

“Hamilton: An American Musical” is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Continue Reading →

Yara Shahidi Talks “Grown-ish” At Build

From “black-ish” executive producer Kenya Barris comes a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education. Continue Reading →

Bobby Lytes, Lights It Up At Build

As bold, edgy, gorgeous and diverse as the city it’s set in, “Love & Hip Hop Miami” turns up the heat and doesn’t hold back in making the 305 the place to be. Continue Reading →

Susan Kelechi Watson Talks At Build

Everyone has a family. And every family has a story. “This Is Us” chronicles the Pearson family across the decades: from Jac kand Rebecca as young parents in the 1980s to their 37-year-old kids Kevin, Kate and Randall searching for love and fulfillment in the present day. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Anika Noni Rose Talks At Build

“The Quad” takes viewers inside the culture-rich world of Georgia A&M, where newly elected president Dr. Eva Fletcher (Anika Noni Rose) has her hands full managing a modern-day HBCU and its entering freshman class. Continue Reading →

Todd Gitlin Talks Jewish Legacies Of The 1960s And Liberalism And More At Columbia

The Center for Jewish History has announced the launch of a series of public programs, a talk of series on the legacies of the 1960s and liberalism with Columbia’s Todd Gitlin on March 27th 2018. Continue Reading →

Taraji P. Henson Talks “Proud Mary” At Build

Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Continue Reading →

Lena Waithe The Master At Build

As the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing, for the heartbreaking and human “Thanksgiving” episode of “Master of None,” Lena Waithe stops by to talk about her new project, “The Chi.” Continue Reading →

Yara Shahidi Gets Harlem’ish When She Talks Black’ish At Build

From “black-ish” executive producer Kenya Barris comes a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education. Continue Reading →

K. Michelle Talks About The People She Used To Know At Build

Atlanta’s K. Michelle is never one to mince words. With the arrival of “Birthday,” the club-ready first offering from her upcoming fourth album, “Kimberly: The People I Used to Know,” the Memphis, Tenn. native enters yet another chapter of her career, this time more honest than before. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Neil Patrick Harris At Build

Join Harlemite, Emmy Award-winning actor, singer, director, author and magician Neil Patrick Harris as he takes the BUILD stage chat about his new book, “The Magic Misfits,” and his new film, “Downsizing.” Continue Reading →

Ashanti Talks At Build

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti takes the BUILD stage to talk all about her new single, “Say Less.” Continue Reading →

“Black-ish’s,” Marsai Martin At Build Series

Marsai Martin plays Diane Johnson on the ABC Emmy-nominated hit comedy, “Black-ish.” Alongside an all-star cast including Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross and Laurence Fishburne, the young starlet has stolen the hearts of viewers who tune in every week to see her mischievous antics on the show. Continue Reading →

Harlem RBI’s Mark Teixeira Talks At Build

In 1991, DREAM, then Harlem RBI, was founded when a group of volunteers transformed an abandoned, garbage-strewn lot into two baseball diamonds for the youth in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Legendary Producer Timbaland’s Agnez Mo At Build (Video)

Already a bona fide pop icon in her native Indonesia (the most awarded artist in the country’s history), Agnez Mo has spent the entirety of her young life in the spotlight crafting catchy pop songs, eventually capturing the attention of legendary producer Timbaland and signing with legendary music manager, Johnny Wright. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Shemar Moore At Build

Inspired by the television series and the feature film, “S.W.A.T.” stars Shemar Moore as a locally born and raised S.W.A.T. sergeant newly tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles. Continue Reading →

Sankofa: AfroLatin@s And The United States’ Racial Landscape With Dr. Griselda Rodriguez In Harlem

To centralize the histories, culture, and brilliance of Africans of Latin American descent, we present Sankofa: AfroLatin@s and the United States’ Racial Landscape with Dr. Griselda Rodriguez. Continue Reading →