HW Pick: Naja’s Empowered Fall “Courtesan” Collection

courtisan by najajThe folks at Naja to let our Harlem readers about the new official launch of the Naja’s Fall collection, called “Courtesan,” inspired by the French Courtesans of the 1890’s. Continue Reading →

Women And Negotiation: Are There Gender Differences?

black-woman-giving-thumbs-upEarlier this month, an essay by actress Jennifer Lawrence on the subject of pay in Hollywood generated numerous discussions on how – and how well – women negotiate. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Young Women’s Initiative

Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito Launches Young Women's Initiative on the SToday, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council launched the Young Women’s Initiative, a multiplatform coalition aimed at supporting young women in New York City. Continue Reading →

The Hermes Cape Cod Tonneau Watch, When Her Time Is Valuable

hermes watchFor the Harlem woman who has everything, except the Hermes Cape Cod Tonneau series ladies Quartz watch with a stitched calf leather double loop double belt. Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence Healing Conference at Harlem Hospital

Terrie WilliamsThe statistics are staggering. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S.; 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of physical violence by an intimate partner. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Odyssey Media Launches “In the Black” Tour

in the black in the worldOdyssey Media announced today the launch of their fall 2015 Tour “In the Black”, a fifteen-city tour of transformational networking events for women, featuring a team of experts and special guests (including Essence Magazine’s Editor-At-Large Mikki Taylor). Continue Reading →

Women Series Spotlight: Grimanesa Amorós In Harlem

91074eb9-1d7f-4187-97a1-aacf7a09dfbdEl Museo del Barrio and Art W present Women Series Spotlight, an annual lecture program celebrating living Latina artists. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council’s Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYC Young Women’s Initiative

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoToday, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras ,Women’s Issues Committee Chair Laurie Cumbo, and Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs Elizabeth Crowley and Darlene Mealy announced the creation of the New York City Council’s Young Women’s Initiative.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Killers Mary Cunningham And Ethel Little 1954

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Even though the story in bold and all caps type was about America’s Richest Beggars, it was the sexy cover photograph of Harlem model Mary Cunningham that got all the attention in the March 25, 1954 issue of Jet Magazine. Continue Reading →