Whoopi Goldberg Champions Girls Charity Figure Skating in Harlem

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

As a 7-year-old girl living in the New York City projects, Whoopi Goldberg loved to go ice skating in Central Park with her brother. “I always wanted to be in the Ice Capades,” says Goldberg, who hosts “The View” and runs her own production company. “I was a great skater.

Filmmaker/Photographer Khalik Allah Captures Harlem Nighttime Street Life in 'Field Niggas' (Preview)

Monday, April 20, 2015

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act

Check out a preview of photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah's film, "Field Niggas," which is essentially a portrait of the people who roam Harlem's streets at night - people Allah has been photographing for a few years.

Rain Pryor to Premiere New One-Woman Show at National Black Theatre

Monday, April 20, 2015

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Mama Foundation for the Arts Presents ALIVE!, Starting This Weekend in Harlem

Saturday, April 11, 2015

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Touro students learn team care in Harlem

Thursday, April 9, 2015

- New York Amsterdam News

On a recent Thursday morning, across 125th Street from the Apollo Theater in Harlem, pharmacy and medical students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro College of Pharmacy gathered for an unusual event. It was the first session of a course they would be taking together, titled “Introduction to Cultural Competence in Healthcare.”

Apollo Theater inducts Billie Holiday into Walk of Fame

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

By: AmNews Staff Reports - New York Amsterdam News

In celebration of her 100th birthday, the Apollo Theater inducts jazz singer Billie Holiday into its Walk of Fame.

At a ceremony on Monday, two-time Grammy winner and jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson paid tribute to the late songstress who died in 1959. Performances were given by violinist Kersten Stevens and Harlem School of the Arts Choir.

Bus Lanes Coming to 125th Street in West Harlem This Summer

Friday, April 3, 2015

by - Streets Blog NYC

Bus riders may not be stuck in crosstown traffic on 125th Street much longer. DOT plans to extend bus lanes from Lenox Avenue to Morningside Avenue this summer [PDF].

International Art Fair Coming to Harlem's Corn Exchange Building

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

By Gustavo Solis - DNAinfo New York

EAST HARLEM — Artists from around the world will converge on the long-dormant Corn Exchange Building next month for the first public event in the renovated venue since the 1970s.

Harlem youth winners at White House Film Festival

Thursday, March 26, 2015

By: Herb Boyd - New York Amsterdam News


Good news about Black youth in the mainstream media has become increasingly rare, so we are thrilled to learn that Harlem’s Digital Media Training Program was among 15 winners of the second annual White House Film Festival and celebrated the occasion last week with President Barack Obama.