Congrats, Artists Meet Fundraising Goal To Rent Langston Hughes’ Harlem Home (Video)

langston-hughes-houseA group of artists and writers have met a fundraising goal to rent and preserve a Harlem brownstone that was the home of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes. Continue Reading →

Tom Ford, Tom Ford, Tom Ford AW16’s Harlem State Of Mind Gear (Video)

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Tom Ford does it again with a sensuous, sophisticated and a dose of fabulousness brings his Men’s and Women’s Autumn/Winter 2016 Collections presented on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 in New York City to life.

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Op-Ed: What A Real Conversation About Race Would Entail

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By Michael McQuillan

In June 1993 the Richmond-based Hope in the Cities conducted a pioneering “Unity Walk” in what was once the Confederate capital and then a source of massive resistance to court-ordered school integration. Continue Reading →

Milt Jackson, Jimmy Heath And Many Others At Jazzmobile In Harlem, 1995, (Video)

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That’s legends Milt Jackson with Jimmy Heath, Bob Cranshaw, MIke LeDonne and Kenny Washington playing in these video series we found on Youtube of a legendary Jazzmobile concert at Grant’s Tomb in West Harlem, New York on August 28th, 1995.

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Afro-Iranian Musical Group The Shanbehzadeh Ensemble At The Apollo

afro inranan usic in harlem Not A Crime, a campaign that raises awareness of human rights abuses in Iran, today announced that renowned Afro-Iranian musical group the Shanbehzadeh Ensemble will make two U.S. appearances to culminate the movement’s 2016 education equality campaign. Continue Reading →

“Drop Me Off In Harlem,” By Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington, 1933 ( Video)

Duke Ellington at the piano and Louis Armstrong on trumpet rehearse Leonard Feather's "Long, Long Journey" during a session at the RCA Victor recording studio in New York Jan. 12, 1946. (AP Photo)

“Drop Me Off in Harlem,” sang by Harlem legends Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington, composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics written by Broadway columnist Nick Kenny in 1933. Continue Reading →

FX Original Comedy Series “ATLANTA” Premieres (Video)

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The new show, Atlanta tells the same story of why people come to the shores of Harlem, New York – the American dream. Continue Reading →

Cora La Redd, Harlem’s “Terpsichorean Riot,” -1968 (Video)

lora walker in harlemCora LaRedd, the brilliant Harlem singer and dancer of the 1920s and 1930s, known for her hard-hitting rhythm-tap style, was often announced as the “Terpsichorean riot.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jim Jones Featuring A$AP Ferg “Harlem” Baby

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Jim Jones, along with the rest of Dipset, always made sure to put on for Harlem, and the A$AP Mob are now doing the very same thing, so it only made sense for Jones’ “Harlem” record from his new mixtape, The Kitchen, to be a torch-passing moment. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Marvin Gaye’s Timeless “What’s Going On” Live 1972 (Video)

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What’s Going On is the eleventh studio album by soul musician Marvin Gaye, released May 21, 1971, on the Motown-subsidiary label Tamla Records. Continue Reading →