Chicago: Bounce & Omnicom Media Group Host 2nd Annual Black History Month Event

Bounce and Omnicom Media Group held their second annual Black History Month event to discuss diversity in media and the progress that has been made in recent years. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Deliver Powerful Messages At Harlem Performing Arts Festival 2017

On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017, eleven second and third grade students burst on to the stage of Success Academy Union Square for Success Academy’s third annual Festival of the Performing Arts, as the song “Symphony of Brotherhood,” by Miri Ben-Ari began to play over the speaker. Continue Reading →

Harlem Renaissance’s Madam C.J. Walker, Americas First Millionaire

In the 21st century, we expect women to exercise their business acumen and be successful in their chosen careers, whether in executive positions in major companies or as entrepreneurs growing their own businesses. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Maya Angelou “And Still I Rise” On American Masters

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Statement In Recognition Of Black History Month

Today, uptown U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Damon Dash Sister Stacy Dash Gets Fired From Fox News

We thought the outspoken Stacey Dash, Harlem man Damon Dash sister, had finally found her place on Fox News as a political pundit, but it looks like the news network decided not to renew the Clueless actress’ contract. Continue Reading →

The Schomburg Center And Maysles Documentary Center Present: ‘I Am Not A Negro’ In Harlem

In honor of Black History Month, the Schomburg Center and Maysles Documentary Center invite you to join us for a free community preview screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Not Your Negro directed by Raoul Peck. Continue Reading →

Goldie Brangman And Evan Koch Talk Dr. Marting Luther King Jr In Harlem On Harlem World Radio (update)

goldie in harlem

As part of Black History Month listen to 94 year old Harlem Hospital nurse Goldie Brangman and writer Evan Koch as they talk Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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

David Mills

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 →