Harlem’s Dapper Dan Headline Fashion Talk In Oxfordshire

The Business of Fashion is delighted to announce the first group of speakers at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers with Harlem‘s Dapper Dan and others, which will take place from November 29 to December 1, 2017 in Oxfordshire. Continue Reading →

Chuck D And “Prophets Of Rage” Talk At Build (Video)

Prophets of Rage (Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Chuck D, B-Real and DJ Lord) came together during 2016’s tumultuous election to combat the coming storm. Continue Reading →

Tasha Smith Talks About “When Love Kills” At Build

Tasha Smith makes her directorial debut with TV One’sWhen Love Kills.” Based on a gripping true story, the film stars Niatia “Lil Mama” Kirkland as Falicia Blakely. Continue Reading →

Common Talks Ava DuVernay, 13th Amendment And More At Build

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →

W. Kamau Bell Talks United Shades of America At Build

Dove Men+Care celebrates a new definition of strength: one with care at its center. Because Dove Men+Care believes that care makes a man stronger. Continue Reading →

Rachel Lindsay + Fiancé At Build

Rachel Lindsay may not have found a lasting relationship on “The Bachelor,” but the beautiful attorney from Texas did win over audiences with her bright smile and laid-back Southern charm and was back on track to find the right partner. Continue Reading →

Director, Executive Producer And Star Nick Cannon At Build

In the film, “King of the Dancehall,” Nick Cannon plays a young New Yorker who moves to Jamaica and integrates himself into the local dance scene. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bill Perkins, Adriano Espaillat, Inez Dickens, Brian A. Benjamin And Others At Harlem Town Hall

On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with residents of 9thCouncil District, represented by Council Member in addition to Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, State Senator Brian A. Benjamin and Assembly Member Inez Dickens. Continue Reading →

Super Role Model Ashley Graham At Build (Update)

“The Ashley Graham Project” is an inside look at the fast-paced lifestyle of American Supermodel, Body Activist, Author and Designer, Ashley Graham. Continue Reading →

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley At AOL Build

Despite the weighty last name he carries courtesy of his father — music legend Bob Marley – Grammy-winning reggae legend Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley reached success on his own terms. Continue Reading →

Rick Ross “The Boss” At AOL Build

Over the course of the series, “Signed,” Lenny S. (Roc Nation), Rick Ross (Maybach Music Group) and The-Dream (Radio Killa Records) work to develop artists they believe have the potential of being a star. Continue Reading →

Russell Simmons, Donté Clark And Jason Zeldes At AOL Build

From Executive Producer Russell Simmons and Director Jason Zeldes, comes an award-winning documentary following Donté Clark, a young poet transcending the violence in his hometown by writing about his experiences. Continue Reading →

Regina Hall And Jada Pinkett Smith Go On A “Girls Trip,” To AOL Build

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Continue Reading →

Talks At The Schomburg: Zines: Elaborate Disruption And Black Creativity In Harlem

The resurgence of zines—self-published limited-distribution works—is stemming the tide of erasure, disrupting publishing, and offering creative spaces for diverse voices within marginalized communities.

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Harlem Reporters And Others Talk Rezoning And More With HPD Commissioner Torres-Springer

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the largest municipal housing agency in the nation. Continue Reading →