Chef Marcus Samuelsson On His Favorite Destinations In Africa, And More

Harlem Chef Marcus Samuelsson is no stranger to travel. Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, the award-winning chef now calls New York City home but spends a fair amount of time outside of the Big Apple. Continue Reading →

Cooking Up Financial Success With Harlem’s Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Reuters reports that as success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelsson’s is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Continue Reading →

Discovered Claude McKay Novel Explores 1930s Harlem

When a young Claude McKay spent eight months in Moscow during the early 1920s, he joined the many artists of his generation who fell hard for communism. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pilot Hubert Fauntleroy “The Black Eagle of Harlem” Julian, France 1930 (Video)

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Aviator and Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian of Harlem, the always stylish aviation pioneer, known as The Black Eagle of Harlem, arriving back in New York, United States aboard the ocean liner Île de France, November 1930. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed : Approach Africa with a New Mindset

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By Liya Kebede

There is nothing quite like the open-air markets in Africa.  They are saturated with colour and brimming with energy.  It was during a walk through my favourite artisanal bazaar in Addis, filled with traditional Ethiopian weaving, that the idea first took root that I could cultivate a fashion line, right here in my hometown. Continue Reading →