Harlem World Magazine celebrates Black Music Month with Mary Flowers, who has worked at the World Famous Apollo Theater since the mid- 1980′s. Continue reading
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J. Bruce Llewellyn (July 16, 1927 – April 7, 2010) was a prominent American businessman. His personal wealth has been estimated to exceed $160 million. Continue reading
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A tenor singer from Harlem, New York, who used to be a receptionist at the city’s famous Carnegie Hall, has become the first black singer to top the UK classical album chart in its 25-year history, his record company has said. Continue reading
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In I Didn’t Ask To Be Born, Bill Cosby comes off the stage and on the book page with a hilarious new book of observations that are sure to become instant classics. Continue reading
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Yesterday, Rev. Al Sharpton’s Harlem-based National Action Network kicked off its 20 year celebration with featured guests like President Obama, Bill Cosby, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, and other notable figures in politics, sports, and entertainment.
Almost everyone who visited J. Bruce Llewellyn three years ago in the Mary Manning Walsh nursing home in Manhattan heard the same refrain: Get me out of here.
Mr. Llewellyn, a Harlem-born entrepreneur worth about $170 million, had run companies, served presidents, sat on bank boards and had powerful friends like Bill Cosby and Gen. Colin L. Powell.
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The Riverside Theatre, Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre, and Walk Tall Girl Productions will present Obie Award-winner Daniel Beaty in his new solo play THROUGH THE NIGHT. Continue reading
Showtime Premieres Robert Townsends’ Comedic Documentary “Why We Laugh” Featuring Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Eddie Murphy, Dick Gregory and Many More Pioneers Of Comedy
Townsend Presents the “Ultimate Pitch Master Class” Tour in Charlotte, N.C. on March 27th
In honor of Black History Month, cable network Showtime will premiere the Robert Townsend directed documentary “Why We Laugh” this month. The film, based on the book by Darryl Littleton, explores the different styles and eras of black comic expression and how it has impacted American culture. The film is narrated by Angela Bassett, and features comedians and cultural critics such as Bill Cosby, Dick Gregory, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Paul Mooney, Dr. Cornel West, Kweisi Mfume, Members of Congress and many other pioneers and notables giving their opinion on the influence of black comedy on America. Continue reading
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In celebration of the 75th year, the Apollo held a gala benefit tribute concert and awards ceremony mondy night. Music man Quincy Jones and the diva Patti LaBelle were inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame. An honor definitely earned by these two entertainment giants.
Bill Cosby waves on his way down the red carpet
Comedian, actor and champion of the community Bill Cosby and Camille Cosby were awarded the Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis Arts & Humanitarian Award.
This wonderful night would not be complete without beginning on the red carpet. And there is nothing like the red carpet in Harlem in front of the Apollo on 125th street.
BET Holdings CEO Debra L. Lee
Harlem was out in full force to see the big names walk the carpet and they were not disappointed. The crowd went crazy when the triple threat himself, Jamie Foxx stepped out of the limo. “We love you Jaime” could be heard down the block. Always a crowd pleaser, Jamie posed for various fan photos, before moving on to the press for interviews. Other crowd favorites on red carpet were Patti LaBelle, Bill and Camille, Quincy Jones, Gayle King, the View’s Sherri Shepherd, Harlemite Dougie Fresh and of course Mariah Carey.
Mariah Carey moving swiftly after arriving late
For more information about the Apollo, visit www.apollotheater.org
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From Veronica H.
Challenges of Urban Education: A Frank Discussion with Bill Cosby and Guests
Dr. Bill Cosby
Entertainer, Philanthropist, and author of Come on People
Dr. Pedro Noguera
Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban
Education and Professor of Education at New York University
Mr. Christopher Johnson
Principal of the Benjamin Franklin High School in Inner City Philadelphia