Harlem’s Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz And Others For Gordon Parks Gala 2017 At Cipriani’s

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Cipriani 42nd Street, The Gordon Parks Foundation will host its Annual Awards Dinner and Auction celebrating Parks’ rich legacy and honoring those that continue to make an impact in the performing and visual arts and humanitarianism.  Continue Reading →

Hollywood: Time Inc.’s Essence “Black Women in Hollywood Awards” (Photos/Video)

The 10th anniversary of Time Inc.’s Essence “Black Women in Hollywood Awards,” will air as a primetime television event on Sunday, March 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Style OTRC At The Oscars 2017

It’s not fair (and neither is life), because of the all the glamorous and fabulous celebs at the Oscars tonight, but we curated the best of what was on the red carpet who had fantastic sexy, timeless and attitude – that is Harlem style.

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Eartha’s World: “Hidden Figures” A Must See

hidden-figuresBy Eartha Watts Hicks

To those who have not experienced discrimination, accounts of what the experience is like might seem like an old, sad song. 2016 might seem like a new day steeped with possibilities and opportunities. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Hidden Figures”, New Movie With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer And Janelle Monáe (Video)

hidden-figuresHidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA. Continue Reading →

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 →