Mattel’s Groundbreaking Hijab Barbie Honors Harlem Coached Olympian And More

Mattel made history on Monday by unveiling the first-ever hijab-wearing Barbie doll. It’s designed after Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American sabre fencer who became the first Olympic athlete to compete while wearing a hijab at the 2016 Rio Olympics who was coached by Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El. Continue Reading →

How Prince Secretly Saved A Harlem Ballet School

prince saved a harlem business1Mashable reports how dance diva Misty Copeland is one of ballet’s brightest stars — and Prince knew that well before everyone else.  Continue Reading →