He was a six-year-old picking cotton in the Georgia of the Jim Crow South. He was a civil rights marcher. A troublemaker. A prisoner on a chain gang.
Posted in Art, Harlem, Harlem art, HArlem visual art, Harlem World Magazine
Tagged african american, Civil and political rights, Georgia, Jim Crow, Jim Crow Laws, Roy Paul, United States, Winfred Rembert
A diverse audience of more than 500 New York and national movers and shakers gathered at the Marriott Marquis Grand Ballroom on Thursday, February 21st for One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York City’s 50th Anniversary celebration and 33rd Annual Benefit Gala. Continue reading
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Tagged 100 Black Men of America, Carl McCall, David Ushery, General Motors, Georgia, McDonald, Metro Areas, New York, New York City, New York City Metro, One Hundred Black Men, United States, Vice president
By Michael Andre Adams
Back to back holidays from November through New Year’s Day are the reasons why I need to arrive early to every spin and yoga class I choose to take at the gym! Continue reading
Posted in Bar, cocktails, Couples, Dating, Diva, Earth Day, Valentines Day, Wine, wine tasting
Tagged Atlanta, Chicago, facebook, Food, Georgia, Je Wesley Day, Michael Andre Adams, New Years Day, organic cocktails, organic food, OrganiX Lounge, Ponce de Leon Avenue, Taste Of Atlanta, Traveling In My World, Valentines Day
Our community has a look and feel. Ever stop and wonder how it got that way? Who makes the creative decisions? How do the demands of real estate profitability dovetail with a neighborhood aesthetic? What does it take to preserve Harlem’s heritage while also setting the stage for its growth?
Karen Phillips, Director of the NYC region of NY State Parks and Recreation, can give you those answers and more. Continue reading
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Tagged Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve, Community centre, Georgia, Harlem, Karen Phillips, Marcus Garvey Park, New York, New York City, Riverbank State Park, State park, Staten Island
After the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a stay in the execution of convicted cop killer Troy Davis, the state was allowed to proceed with the lethal injection.
Davis was declared dead at 11:08 pm EST on Wednesday night. Continue reading