Harlem Fave Nikita Stewart And Jennifer Jones Austin Hosts Intimate Discussion With Brian Silva

brian-silva-and-nikita-jonesThe Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) convened its Personally Speaking speaker series on Wednesday, September 28, bringing Brian Silva, Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA), together with New York Times reporter Nikita Stewart and FPWA CEO Jennifer Jones Austin, for an intimate discussion on nonprofit leadership and building a platform around social justice issues. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Jock Vs. The Scholar At The Apollo Theater

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Walking into the Apollo Theater, Monday evening, September 26th, I saw the crowd of viewers waiting outside, swelling with anticipation. Continue Reading →

Visually Speaking: James Barnor At The Schomburg

visually-speaking-james-barnorJames Barnor is credited with documenting two iconic times in history and being  an advocate of diversifying the field of photography. Continue Reading →

Between The Lines: Kia Corthron And Margo Jefferson At The Schomburg

september28cropThe Castle Cross the Magnet Carter: A Novel, the first novel by lauded playwright and writer for The Wire , Kia Corthron, sweeps American history from 1941 to the twenty-first century through the lives of four men–two white brothers from rural Alabama and two black brothers from small town Maryland–whose journey culminates in an explosive and devastating encounter between the two families.   Continue Reading →

An Intimate Conversation With Ta-Nehisi Coates And Randall Pinkston At Harlem Salon Arts

ta-nehisi-coatesJoin us for a lively and intimate conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of the NYTimes #1 Bestseller, Between The World And Me, and the Marvel comics, The Return Of The Black Panther.

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Reel Sisters Honors Cathy Hughes And Naturi Naughton In Harlem

cathy-hughes-and-naturi-naughton1On Friday, Oct. 14, 6:30 pm, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series cordially invites you to our awards ceremony honoring pioneering media leader Cathy Hughes, the founder of Radio One and TV ONE, and actress Naturi Naughton, star of Power (Starz).   Continue Reading →

Attend Harlem Fave Drumma Boy’s Talk At AOL BUILD In NYC Or Live Stream

drummy-boy-with-that-harlem-faveWe love Drumma Boy AKA D Boy Fresh who shot his videos “Cowgirl Shot” and “4pm in East Harlem” in Harlem, and he’s worked with Harlem rappers Juelz Santana, Cam’Ron, Ma$e and others. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: AOL Build Interview With ‘Selma’s’ And ‘Queen Sugars’ Omar Dorsey

omar-dorseyAfter working with director Ava DuVernay on the hit “Selma,” Omar Dorsey is collaborating again with the famed director and another big name, Oprah Winfrey. Continue Reading →

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian In Conversation With Harlem’s Neil Patrick Harris And David Burtka

g_092616_zakarian_harris_burtkaJoin celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian as he brings his Food Talk series to 92Y with some major star power: Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka. Continue Reading →

Sugar Hill Architect David Adjaye In Conversation With Spencer Bailey At The 92nd St. Y

g_101916_adjaye_baileyTanzanian-born architect David Adjaye, whose Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., opens this fall, discusses his new project and other recent work with Surface magazine editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey. Continue Reading →