Rev. Sharpton To Focus On Trump During National Action Network’s Convention (Update)

NY Daily News reports that the National Action Network holds its annual convention this week — with an emphasis on action. Continue Reading →

Harlem Says, Happy Birthday Harry Belafonte

Get ready for an inspiring, joyful, heartfelt evening with members of the performing family of The Harry Belafonte Group. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To Rename 115th Street Library The Harry Belafonte In Harlem

The New York Public Library and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the Library has decided to adopt a new name for Harlem’s 115th Street Library.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration: Screenings And Conversation With Walter Mosley

Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist and activist—a little early—on Saturday, February 4, 2017, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte’s friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley. Continue Reading →

Holiday Fun comes To City College Center For The Arts In Harlem

city-college-in-harlem1Internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer Júlio T. Leitão and his celebrated youth dance group Batoto Yetu are bringing holiday cheer to New York and the City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Master/Class Listening Party & Performance With Dannis Winston At Minton’s In Harlem

dannis-winston-1“Master / Class  speaks to my commitment to being a student of the greats everyone from Duke Ellington to Quincy Jones to Harry Belafonte and master of my own sense of class,” explains Dannis Winston about his debut EP. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Memories of My Father” With Martin Luther King III

Dr. Martin Luther KingBounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with a new original short-form series called “Memories of My Father” featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Continue Reading →

A Havana Night Benefit Gala With Harlem Fave’s Harry Belafonte And Danny Glover

danny and harry eventThe American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (AFLFC) will celebrate its 15th anniversary building cultural bridges between the U.S and Cuba at its annual fundraising event A Havana Night Benefit Gala. Continue Reading →

Welcome Pope Francis To East Harlem With A Video, Photo And/Or Text

Pope_FrancisIn honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from September 22ndto 27th, Catholic Charities of New York today launched CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, a new digital site where people throughout the country, regardless of religious beliefs, can share a greeting with the Pope along with a message of charity. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Premiere “Blackness” A New Anthem (video)

blacknessPop legend and longtime political activist Harry Belafonte (whose 1956 Calypso album was the first to sell a million copies) introduced the three musicians several years ago via his organization Sankofa, which encourages artists and performers of color to actively create art that may serve as a catalyst for positive cultural evolution. Continue Reading →