The Hotness: Black Power Without Black Women Is Weak

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By Nicole Moore

When most people think about Malcolm X they immediately think of Black manhood leading to associations of Black power tied exclusively to the work of Black men. Continue Reading →

Harlem EatUp! Festival, A Weekend In Review

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Neil Patrick Harris Herb Karlitz_Photo  Credit Getty Images for Harlem EatUp!This past weekend, the soulful cuisines, music and art of Harlem took center stage as over a hundred neighborhood restaurants, businesses and organizations—with the support of President Bill Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio —participated in the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival. Continue Reading →

Sylvia’s Tren’ness Woods-Black Talks Harlem’s Vibrant Future

trennessheadshotAt midafternoon on a cold late-winter day, Tren’ness Woods-Black is perched at a table at Sylvia’s  in Harlem, eating cornbread and sipping hot tea, and insisting that I order a sweet tea. (“Welcome to soul,” she says.) Continue Reading →

62 Chefs Gather For A Great Day In Harlem

image001Harlem EatUp! and Citi organized the photo last week with 62 chefs, both local to Harlem and those with restaurants in lower Manhattan came together to pay homage to the 1958 photo, “A Great Day in Harlem.” Citi was inspired to create this moment to celebrate their participation in the HarlemEatUp! Continue Reading →