Our Harlem World Holiday Book Experience & Open Mic At Calabar Imports

By Eartha Watts Hicks, editor-in-chief

We writers are, pardon me for saying so, an odd bunch. But then, we get together, start thinking and talking, sharing ideas and our process. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: A Conversation With Opera Singer Divaria

By CC Minton

There is nothing like the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Between parties, shopping and spending time with family, I find it refreshing to meet up with someone who is exciting and breathes life into a conversation as one season ends and another begins.   Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Democracy Depends On Exchanging Ideas. Do Leaders Listen?

robert-obama1By Michael McQuillan

“Answer your mail.”  Mentors taught this as the first rule of politics when I worked in the U.S. Senate for Missouri’s Stuart Symington in the Seventies.  Continue Reading →

CNBC’s ‘The Profit,’ Marcus Lemonis Visits Harlem Bakery Tonnie’s Minis

tonnies cupcakes1We love serial entrepreneur, Marcus Lemonis on CNBC’s popular series The Profit, and love him even more the new season featuring Harlem cupcake shop, Tonnie’s Minis. Continue Reading →