HW Pick: “Isle Of Dogs,” Official Trailer (Video)

Isle Of Dogs tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Alek Wek Works, From Fashion To Foundation

What a great article in W Magazine as they report on the supermodel Alek Wek who at the age of 14, fled South Sudan for the U.K., she discovered two things about herself: She had the body of a supermodel (“I’m five-eleven, and my freaking limbs!”), and more importantly, she had a voice.

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HW Pick: “Images Of America East Harlem,” A Great Read Any Time Of The Year

We love this book, overshadowed by the fame of Harlem and the wealth of the Upper East Side, East Harlem is rarely noted as a historical enclave, which it is. Continue Reading →

Girl Code, The Journey From Average Teens To Powerhouses

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere from Harlem to Hollis, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Essence Buys 100% Ownership From Time Magazine

TV One reports that the good folks over at Essence are starting the year off right!

According to Business WireEssence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American owned company focused on merging content, community and commerce, today announced its acquisition of multi-platform media company Essence Communications Inc. from Time Inc.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Free Broadway Public Performances The Shops At Columbus Circle

Okay Harlem, Broadway is once again teaming up with one of Manhattan’s premier shopping destination, The Shops at Columbus Circle, for Broadway Under the Stars, a five-week series of free public concerts and performances taking place this holiday season. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Comedian Hari Kondabolou Confronts His Cartoon Nemesis In The Problem With APU (Video)

In this highly-personal, insightful and timely exploration of minority media representation, Kondabolu speaks with prominent South Asian actors about the damaging legacy of Apu – an animated character voiced by a white actor with a heavily exaggerated, stereotypical Indian accent. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “The Plot To Hack America” By Malcolm Nance

In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization’s computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: French Montana “Unforgettable” Featuring Swae Lee (Video)

Why do we love this video? It shows that the global reach of a music created right here in Harlem is worldwide – as we say from Harlem to Harare.

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HW Pick: Join The 17th Annual Morrison Golf Classic With Harriette Cole, Wellness And More

Get into the swing of things with author and TV personality Harriette Cole will be delivering the keynote address at the Morrison Golf Classic’s white party luncheon! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: SummerStage Brings Ntozake Shange And Others To Central Park

Join the City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage shows Wednesday, August 9th through Sunday, August 13th in East River Park, Manhattan (East River Park Amphitheater). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Golf’s Battle For Equality Features Renee Powell And Other Accelerators (Video)

Driving Change – Golf’s Battle for Equality was presented by Sarah Mulkerrins in the lead up to the 2017 US Women’s Open Golf at Trump National. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: They’re Here! Farm School NYC Courses Applications Are Now Open

It’s that time of year again! Interested in learning more about farming and food justice, or know someone who is? Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Toscha Comeaux Performs At Brownstone Jazz Fest In Brooklyn

Come out to see Jazz Soloist, Toscha Comeaux, in Brooklyn, NY at the Brownstone Jazz Fest and Fish Fry on Friday, July 21st, 2017, and Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, as she brings the Jazz straight from Vegas. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Regina Hall And Jada Pinkett Smith Talk New “Girls Trip,” On Build (Video)

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jay Z, “The Story Of O.J. #444” (Video)

Check out The Story of O.J. video from Jay-Z’s new album, ‘4:44‘.
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HW Pick: The ART Of RAP Pays Homage To Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

As the hip-hop community mourns the loss of rapper Prodigy, a member of the New York duo Mobb Deep, The ART of RAP concert scheduled at NJPAC in Newark, NJ on Friday, June 30th 2017, at 8 pm will now pay homage to Mobb Deep’s Prodigy due to his untimely death. Continue Reading →

Bebe Rexha Streamed And Free At AOL Build

Brooklyn-born singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha with that Harlem vibe stops by BUILD to discuss her new EP, “All Your Fault: Pt. 2.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Rhiannon Giddens “Julie”, 2016 (Video)

Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and “Nashville” based her lyrics for this song on a 19th-century slave’s memoir. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Nick Carter Architect Of “Boy Band” Free At AOL Build

In ABC’s “Boy Band,” undiscovered young talent from around the country battle it out to become a member of the next great music sensation. Continue Reading →