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Quote: Rihanna – on being self-aware

I wanted to ask her about being a young black woman with power in America but it seemed somehow wrong to speak of this; maybe she was postracial now. So I directed my question to a younger Rihanna, and asked… Continue Reading →

With ‘Being Mary Jane,’ Mara Brock Akil Specializes in Portraits of Black Women – The New York Times

The show runner gets ready for her final season on this BET series, before aiming for larger network audiences. Source: With ‘Being Mary Jane,’ Mara Brock Akil Specializes in Portraits of Black Women – The New York Times

Where are Citibikes in Harlem?

The bike-share program will host two meetings in November to collect community feedback. Good question.  Today nowhere.  Tomorrow everywhere?  The Program wants to know where Bikes are wanted and needed.  Take this opportunity to let the Program know where Bike’s are needed… Continue Reading →

Be Inspired: Zanele Muholi’s Transformations

Source: Zanele Muholi’s Transformations – NYTimes.com                 A short piece about an amazingly intelligent and piercing artist.  Would love to see her work at Harlem’s Studio Museum.  Wouldn’t you?  

A Night Out With Renée Elise Goldsberry of ‘Hamilton’

The actress, a star of the Broadway hit and TV shows like “The Good Wife” and “One Life to Live,” escapes for an evening with friends. Source: A Night Out With Renée Elise Goldsberry of ‘Hamilton’ – The New York… Continue Reading →

Sweet green coming to Columbia at 2937 Broadway

The salad empire will expand to Columbia University, the Upper West Side, and Union Square. Source: Sweetgreen Is Opening 3 More Locations In New York — Grub Street

Be Inspired: This Black Woman Is Turning The White Investing World On Its Head

Source: This Black Woman Is Turning The White Investing World On Its Head “After years of trying to break into the venture capital world, the 34-year-old Dallas native launched her own “syndicate” — an early-stage investing fund on AngelList, a… Continue Reading →

Can a black man talk about white culture? An open letter to critics | ideas.ted.com

Source: Can a black man talk about white culture? An open letter to critics | ideas.ted.com

A 53 bed/52 bath apt in Harlem for 36 Million?

53 beds 52 baths — sqft Source: 2201 7th Ave, New York, NY 10027 | Zillow

The Schomburg Center Harlem Celebrates 90 Years

  In honor of Harlem’s the Schomburg’s 90th anniversary year, this video features some of our curators, Junior Scholars, staff and notable names that have walked its halls. ” What does the Schomburg mean to you?   Tweet your answer:… Continue Reading →

My hopes, dreams, fears for my future black son | ideas.ted.com

Source: My hopes, dreams, fears for my future black son | ideas.ted.com

Floorplans we love: 106 W 116th St APT 6A, New York, NY 10026 

Zillow has 187 homes for sale in Harlem New York. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. Simple layout.  Large rooms.  Many closets.  W/D Ready. Source: 106 W 116th St… Continue Reading →

New Beauty Boutique Opens In Harlem

Lawyer-turned-entrepreneur launches harlem’s newest beauty boutique for all hair textures and skin tones. Source: Harlem Opens New Beauty Boutique For All Skin Types | Essence.com

Pope Francis visits school in Harlem Friday

What a momentous day for Harlem, the nation, and the world. Enjoy our gospel podcast while you review the schedule and learn more about the school. Our podcast link The schedule Source: Pope Francis’ U.S. Visit Schedule – The New… Continue Reading →

Considerations in light of the Pope’s historic visit to Harlem

A great piece on the Catholic Church’s historic treatment of the African-American faithful. Source: Pope Francis Inspires Black Catholics, Despite Complicated Church History On Race : Code Switch : NPR

A’Lelia Walker Who Made A Ritzy Space For Harlem’s Queer Black Artists

Walker’s Hudson River parties played a crucial role in the Harlem Renaissance: They provided a safe, welcoming space for queer black artists at a time when they were often pushed into the shadows. Source: Remembering A’Lelia Walker, Who Made A… Continue Reading →

Harlem Minister to run for Mayor

Mr. Faulkner, who once played for the New York Jets, criticized Bill de Blasio’s leadership style and management of the city’s Police Department. Source: Michel Faulkner, Harlem Minister, Announces G.O.P. Bid to Unseat Mayor de Blasio – The New York… Continue Reading →

Last Day of Exhibition of HaitianArt | Harlem Needle Arts

Details: HaitianArt | Harlem Needle Arts

The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM

A new study looks at race as well as gender. Source: The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM

African Film Festival 11th Annual Family Day on Governors Island September 20

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