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 →

Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution At Raw Space In Harlem

64d82e_c6ed373673544358ae142f07622064e7Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution, is a Black History Month celebration of Black excellence, artistry, activism and independent film.Our Revolution Award honorees include Oscar-nominated director of Selma Ava DuVernay, Eclipsed playwright and The Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira, author/actor/activist Hill Harper of Limitless and CSI-NY, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, and Black Lives Matter. Continue Reading →

Black History Month Open House Free At The Apollo

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThis February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History Month. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Black History Month Schedule On EPIX Drive-In

Dr. Martin Luther KingPremium TV network, EPIX, will be celebrating and honoring Black History Month with a month-long programming tribute showcasing some of the most remarkable African-American stories. Continue Reading →