Harlem Remembers Prince, The Beautiful One (updated)

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Thousands gather at Harlems State Office Building on Monday, April 25th for a memorial celebrating the home going of music icon Prince. Continue Reading →

Eartha Watts-Hicks: A Conversation With Mr. Omar Tyree

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In the 1990s, thanks to the cross-cultural success of Terry McMillan’s legendary and timeless novel—Waiting to Exhale—the publishing industry finally woke up and welcomed contemporary African-American authors. Continue Reading →

The Harlem World Magazine Reading Series Part One In Harlem

dontre-eartha at harlem world magazine s;iderThe Harlem World Magazine Reading Series Part One got off to an exciting start on December 4th 2015 at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore, 1942 Amsterdam Avenue, Harlem, New York.

We asked the participants to give their impressions:

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Harlem World Reading Series Team Talk Books On Harlem World Radio

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Join authors Eartha Watts-Hicks, JP Howard, CC Minton, emcee Dontre Conerly and organizer Yolande Brener as they talk to Danny Tisdale on The Danny Tisdale Show on Harlem World Radio Podcast about the upcoming Harlem World Reading, Part One event. Continue Reading →

Raine Every Tuesday in Harlem

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“When you release your fears and pursue your passion, doors begin to open,” says Raine Torre, performer and host of Soul 4Real Tuesdays Live Music & Open Mic Night, a weekly talent showcase. Now held at Nabe, a quaint Japanese restaurant in Harlem, her music showcase reintroduces 90s music to a loyal following in this new millennium. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine Reading Series, Part One

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Come and hear these illustrious Harlem authors in three genres: children’s literature, fiction, and poetry.

Come and taste delicious home made treats created by healthy eating advocate, CC Minton, and Harlem World food critic, Miss Lil. Delicacies of the day will include gluten-free non-gmo granola, pumpkin bread, apple bread and sweet potato bread, and hot apple cider. Continue Reading →

The UBAWA Book Fair At The Bronx Museum

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It’s Saturday, October 31st, 2015, Halloween. Masquerade, costumes, poetry, music, and brief scenes from plays are not what one would expect from the Bronx Museum, but when urban and inner-city writers gather from all corners of the country, many surprises are in store. Continue Reading →

Beverly Johnson Launch “The Face That Changed It All “

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On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, my cousin, Leslie Faulkner (Beverly Johnson fan) and I attended Beverly Johnson’s launch of her new book The Face That Changed It All at the Museum of the City of New York, New York City. Continue Reading →

Eartha Watts-Hicks Wins Columbia SBDC Business Pitch Competition

Columbia-CBS-Fall-2015-Pitch-Competition-2015 sliderAnother milestone for Eartha Watts-Hicks, owner of Earthatone Enterprises and Earthatone Books, independent publisher of LOVE CHANGES, and WEAVER by Miriam Kelly Ferguson. Continue Reading →

Bourbon Tasting And Book Signing With Author Edward Cozza At The Ritz

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Walking across the threshold into the swank ambiance of the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, I already felt spoiled. Continue Reading →