‘Behind The Movement’ Starring Meta Golding As Rosa Parks Premieres February 2018

Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat 62 years ago was only the beginning. Premiering on TV One in February, Behind the Movement offers a closer look at how the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott was planned in just three days and ultimately led to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: ‘Behind The Movement’ Starring Meta Golding as Rosa Parks Announced Today

TV One today announced that production is underway in Atlanta, Georgia for the new film, Behind the Movement, starring Meta Golding (“The Hunger Games”), Isaiah Washington (“The 100”), Loretta Devine (“Waiting to Exhale”), and Roger Guenveur Smith (“American Gangster”). Continue Reading →

The Harlem Black Fashion Museum Founded By Ms. Lois Alexander Lane

223136The historic The Black Fashion Museum was founded by Ms. Lois Alexander Lane in 1970, the museum was in a brownstone on West 126th Street (between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,), after founding the legendary Harlem Institute of Fashion in 1966.

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Arthur Mitchell Honored By Columbia University In Harlem

Zelda_Arthur_Mitchell1_gallery-image_6352Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: Rosa Parks “Featherlite Pancakes” Recipe

Uptown_Rosa Parks1While Rosa Parks’ recipe for “Featherlite” peanut butter pancakes has a complete and specific ingredient list, it is a little light on instructions, so the writer took some liberties and added some typical procedures for preparing pancakes. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: MLK Suggestions for Riding A Bus (1956)

Montgomery-Bus-Integration-Suggesti2onsLast Tuesday, December 1st, marked the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her seat at the front of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, and as some people pointed out, the story many of us were told as children about Parks’ act of civil disobedience was fabricated. Continue Reading →