102 Year Old Harlem Renaissance Dancer, Watches Video Of Herself Dancing For The 1st Time (video)

dance in harlem renaissanceDavid Shuff and Mark Cantor, both from the Celluloid Improvisations Music Film Archive, found the old footage that had been filed under the name “Barker.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s A$AP Rocky Intimate Lecture Session In London (video)

asap-rockyOn April 8th, Harlem-man MC A$AP Rocky held court at an intimate lecture session in central London’s St Pancras hotel, as part of the Red Bull Music Academy UK Tour. Continue Reading →

Congressman Rangel Honors Dr. John Lawrence Sullivan (“Mike”) Holloman, Jr. (video)

Dr. John Lawrence Sullivan HollomanToday, HCA proudly hosted the family and friends of the late, great Dr. John Lawrence Sullivan (“Mike”) Holloman, Jr. – an early and ardent advocate for medical equity. Continue Reading →

Watch Four Live Performances By Harlem’s Billie Holiday

Billie_HolidayBillie Holiday’s name has been in the news lately for some reasons that remind us of the tragedies she sang about and those she endured. First, there was the story of the rather appallingly tone-deaf PR firm who thought one of Holiday’s most well-known recordings, “Strange Fruit”—a song about lynching—would make a great name for their brand. Continue Reading →