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The Color Purple Complete Casting Announced

Producers Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Oprah Winfrey, David Babani, and Tom Siracusa are proud to announce complete casting for this fall’s highly anticipated production of THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. PHOENIX BEST, DWAYNE CLARK, LAWRENCE CLAYTON, CARRIE COMPERE, … Continue reading

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The richest blacks in the world

We are living at the intersection of many crossroads.  One such crossroad is  race and wealth. One of the manifestations of which is Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index.   Which is exactly what it sounds like: an interactive exploration of the world’s … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Oprah Winfrey “Be Thankful”

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.  If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey * Interesting Fact – Oprah Winfrey was born into poverty in rural … Continue reading

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Harlem hosts filming of New Oprah series Empire City

Empire City is a new drama sponsored by the Oprah Network.  The crew has been filming scenes in Harlem.  More filming all over Harlem is planned.  The crew was recently spotted filming in the outdoor seating area at Harlem Food … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Of the Week – Russell Simmons

“You know, I love all kinds of activism.  I certainly think blacks deserve to have something whether it is affirmative action or an opportunity that should be opened up to them.  But at the same time I believe that people … Continue reading

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Quote: When people show you who they are believe them the first time

By HarlemCondoLife One of the other great lessons I learned taught to me by my friend and mentor, Maya Angelou and if you can get this, you can save yourself a lot of time.   Remember this because this will happen … Continue reading

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Lee, Lee’s Bakery in Harlem to bake no more

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife I called over today to Lee, Lee’s Bakery to order a large red velvet cake for an upcoming summer party. Cake is a product I ordered often from Mr. Lee, especially red velvet cake, cause it … Continue reading

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Precious will make you cry

By HarlemGal I finally went to go see the movie Precious over the holiday weekend and all I can say is “go see it.” I thought the entire film was excellent from start to finish. However, I under estimated the … Continue reading

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