Tips For Success From Nobel Laureates

toni-morrison1The scientists, artists and peacemakers who win the Nobel Prize every year are as diverse as the work that ultimately brings them to the world’s attention. Continue Reading →

E. Lynn Harris: Remembering His Writing…Just As It Was

e-lynn-harris in harlem1By Eartha Watts-Hicks

In the early nineties, long before the term “down low” was ever coined, Invisible Life (and soon after, Just As I Am) caught the attention of readers everywhere. Continue Reading →

Harlem Cultural Archives: Camille Billops And Jim Hatch Archivists (video)

camille billops and hatch in harlem

We love the recordings from the Harlem Cultural Archives, and here’s another one. Camille Billops and Jim Hatch were professors at the City College of New York in Manhattan Community District 9 in Harlem, Camille in Art and Jim in English – when they ramped up their “Artists and Influences” oral history project. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Toni Morrison’s Old Penthouse For $36 Mil

Toni Morrisons house downtownFrom the early 1900s when organized crime grew out of New York’s ethnic neighborhoods through the kidnapping scourge of the 1930s and race riots of the 1960s, the New York City Police Headquarters on Centre Street was at the center of it all. Continue Reading →