Join The Creators Of “Hidden Figures” At AOL Build

margot-lee-shetterly-bill-barry%e2%80%8e-stephanie-wilson-and-shelia-nash-stevensIn theaters on January 6, 2017, “Hidden Figures” is a biographical drama depicting the incredible untold story of brilliant African-American women working at NASA… Continue Reading →

Atlanta: Janelle Monae, Jidenna And More Support ‘MOONLIGHT’

moonlight1Yesterday, A24 Films partnered with the Cinema, Television, & Emerging Media Studies Program of Morehouse College (CTEMS) to bring the cast of MOONLIGHT to campus. Students enjoyed a private screening with a Q&A session moderated by Professor Stephane Dunn. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Hidden Figures,” By Margot Lee Shetterly

hidden-figures-book1Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Janelle Monáe Free For Capital One Bank Customers At SummerStage In Central Park

janelle monae in summerstageJust when you thought the outdoor concert season was coming to an end, City Parks Foundation and Capital One Bank are happy to announce a free exclusive concert for Capital One Bank customers featuring Janelle Monáe, Nate Ruess, and DJ Moma on Thursday, September 29, at SummerStage in Central Park. Continue Reading →

New “Chief Don’t Run” By Harlem Fave Jidenna (Video)

Jidenna - Chief Don't RunThe new jam from “Chief Don’t Run” by the Wisconsin-born, Drake sounding rapper Jidenna who has performed at Harlem Stage, MIST Harlem and Trunk Show Designer Consignment to name a few venues in Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “MOONLIGHT,” Starring Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Janelle Monae (Video)

new film in hw pickMOONLIGHT is the tender, timeless heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys And Others At BET Awards 2016

alicia-keys and bet logoHarlem lady performs Alicia Keys performs with many others, Empire’s Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett are among the newly announced presenters for the 16th annual BET Awards. Continue Reading →

AOL MAKERS Launches App MAKERS STORIES For Our Girls

zendaya-emanuel-ungaroAOL’s MAKERS, a women’s leadership platform that highlights the stories of groundbreaking women today to create the leaders of tomorrow, announced today the launch of the MAKERS STORIES app. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Clinton Global Citizen Awards TM Honorees

clinton2By Seitu Oronde

On Monday, September 28, 2015 The Ninth Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards™, presented by Starkey Hearing Foundation. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Black Girls Rock! and Bold Soul Sisters Sound Off

Christian-John-Wikane-and-Nona-Hendryx-at-Apollo-Bold-Soul-Sisters-Panel_-Photography-by-cBy Souleo

Women’s History Month drew to a close, or should we say a crescendo this past week with two special March end-of-the-month events, where women were celebrated and given a platform to share their thoughts on a host of topics, including the F word: feminism. Continue Reading →