Pepsi’s Black History Month Celebration At MIST In Harlem

pepsico event in harlemOn February 26th, 2016, Pepsico held an event at MIST In Harlem celebrating Black History Month as well as celebrating the next generation of African American creators and influencers. Continue Reading →

Brewer Honors Harlem Photographers At Black History Month reception

gale brewer with photographersOn Monday, Feb. 29, hundreds gathered at MIST Harlem for Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer’s Black History Month reception recognizing the work of three Harlem photographers: Shawn Walker, Ming Smith, and Kwame Braithwaite. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Rangel Honors Black WWI Veterans

rangel in harlemIn honor of Black History Month, Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) hosted a Special Capitol Hill briefing on the contributions Black veterans made during World War I, on February 25, 2016. Continue Reading →

US African Representatives Attend White House Briefing

-United People for African CongressFollowing decades of political and economic marginalization of the African population in the United States, over 100 African leaders and representatives from across the United States attended a White House briefing. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Black History Month At the African Burial Ground

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David Mills

By Udo Salters

On Saturday February 7th,  the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan featured David Mills’ dramatic performance of Langston Hughes’ work for Black History Month.

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Salters Scene: Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month

Jurnee Smollett-Bell, TERRENCE J AND MONICA

Jurnee Smollett-Bell, TERRENCE J AND MONICA

 

By Udo Salters

Macy’s Herald Square celebrated Black History Month with Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Monica and Terrence J. paying tribute to the rising stars in entertainment. Continue Reading →

Kwame Anthony Appiah: At Revolution Books in Harlem

44b70edd-568c-487f-af00-91eed9d049dcW.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) is a towering figure of the Black freedom struggle and one of the great intellectuals of the 20th century. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Seneca Village Tour In Central Park NY

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Though it may look like the rest of Central Park, the landscape along the Park’s perimeter from West 82nd to West 85th Streets holds some of Central Park’s most important history. Continue Reading →

NY The 12th Highest Level of Political Engagement Among Black Folks

where-are-blacks-most-least-politically-engagedWith Black History Month and the South Carolina primaries taking place in February 2016, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s States with the Highest Political Engagement Among Blacks. Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer To Host Black History Month Reception In Harlem

gale BrewerManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will host a reception and film screening recognizing the work of Harlem photographers on Monday, Feb. 29, in celebration of Black History Month. Continue Reading →