On August 23, 2011, an earthquake that registered 5.8 on the Richter scale rocked New York City. The strongest in 67 years, even a quake of this magnitude was not enough to shake or sway consumers determined to see bestselling author, Hill Harper, at Hue-Man Bookstore & Café in Harlem, located at 2319 Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Hill Harper, back reading an excerpt from his fourth release, The Wealth Cure, engaged the standing room only crowd. Afterward, through a Q & A segment, he openly discussed financial issues with all the candor and charm of a sibling that has been long missed. Continue reading
Join HW’s sponsored love Meetup group Uptown Girls Harlem Book Club as they discuss this months book pick Hill Harper’s The Conversation:How Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationships.
Friday, March 18, 2011 7:00 pm at Red Rooster, 310 Lenox Avenue 125th & 126th street, New York City, NY 10027, 212-792-9001
Celebrities are already on the Obama re-election team and the leader for the 2012 campaign trail. The celebrities are coming out in full force from a launch of a major Twitter campaign, campaign theme music, etc., in support of President Obama. Continue reading
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Overview: After working with authors for several years, Yvette Hayward noticed that there was a conspicuous absence as it related African American authors. They had been historically and habitually un- or under-recognized when it came to their literary accomplishments. Continue reading
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Hill Harper new book ‘The Conversation: How Black Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationships’…
Do you think you are part of the problem or solution in your relationship? Why?
Only 34 percent of African- American children today are raised in two-parent households, a sharp contrast to 1966, when 85 percent of black children were raised by two parents. In provocative but heartfelt words, Hill Harper takes on these urgent challenges, bringing a variety of issues out of the shadows. In The Conversation, Harper speaks to women and men with clear-eyed perspective, covering topics such as:
Nicole M. Stevenson spoke to one of the most talented men of his generation Darrin Dewitt Henson for HW, who certainly has more to offer than meets the eye. As an actor, we know him as Lem Van Adams in Soul Food, and his lead role in Stomp the Yard. In front of the camera he has worked with Queen Latifah, Vivaca A. Fox, Hill Harper, Darius McCrary, Golden Brooks and Deborah Cox. Behind the camera he has directed Malik Yoba and Cynda Williams. As a choreographer, he worked for Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, legendary hip hop DJ, Scott La Rock at age 14, and his unforgettable dance routine for ‘N Sync’s “Bye, Bye, Bye.” As a businessman he has sold over 3 million copies of his hit video, Darrin’s Dance Grooves. He finds time to work on an AIDS awareness campaigns, to increase understanding of HIV/AIDS in urban communities. Here he muses on his multiple talents, his inspirations, being a role model and new Harlem. Continue reading
Meet Hill Harper booksigning of his new book Letters to a Young Sister at Hue-Man Bookstore, June 3rd, 6 pm, 2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd, bet., 124th and 125th Streets). Chiquita Montgomery, Events & Marketing Coordinator, Hue-Man Bookstore, 212.665.7400, www.huemanbookstore.com