Archive for February, 2009

Green Tea at Tillman’s

Green Tea at Tillman’s

February 6, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch February 6, 2009

Obama Watch February 6, 2009

US elementary school changes name to Barack Obama Obama Goes Airborne Today For First Time As President Obama to hold prime-time news conference Monday, February 9, 2009 Obama campaign manager getting 7-figure book deal Nicaraguan cigar firm cashes in on “Obamania” Obama to Discuss Guantanamo With Victims of Terror Attacks, Their Relatives AP alleges copyright [...]

February 6, 2009 | 0 Comments More
13th Annual National Black Fine Art Show

13th Annual National Black Fine Art Show

The 13th Annual National Black Fine Art Show (NBFAS) will take place February 13-15, with a Gala Preview on the evening of Thursday, February 12 to benefit The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. The NBFAS will present exceptional work by African, African-American and Caribbean artists. This international art fair features a [...]

February 5, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Sarah Jones on Sounding Black

Sarah Jones on Sounding Black

Black is not just a skin color; it’s a quality of voice. Sarah Jones, the Tony Award-winning performer, talks with linguist John McWhorter about what it means to sound black today. They look at how Barack Obama has used “blaccent” to drive audiences wild. Source, H/T

February 4, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Around-NYC.com — Phase II Begins

Around-NYC.com — Phase II Begins

We’ve been working on AroundHarlem.com for awhile. Believe it or not, this blog is just a tip of the iceberg.

February 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
The Black List at the Brooklyn Museum

The Black List at the Brooklyn Museum

Saturday, February 7: Get On the Black List FREE admission from 5 to 11 p.m. at The Brooklyn Museum 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Music The Rubin Pavillion, 1st Floor Listen to San Juan Hill’s “Afro Latin Soul”, a cross Atlantic blend of funk, soul, Latino Caribeño, jazz, Brazilian, hip-hop, and house served with sultry lyrics in [...]

February 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Al Sharpton and Black Bloggers on Michael Steele

Al Sharpton and Black Bloggers on Michael Steele

Last week we wrote an article on Michael Steele being named Chairman of the Republican National Committee making him the top man in the Republican Party. Everyone on the web has been buzzing about Barack Obama and Michael Steele, two Black men, having the two most powerful positions in the country. At the end of [...]

February 4, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Free Health Screenings For Women at Mount Sinai Hospital

Free Health Screenings For Women at Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Medical Center calls all New York Women to get screened for heart health. As part of the national Go Red for Women Campaign, Mount Sinai will offer free heart health screenings for women. Women will be tested for high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes and receive nutrition and diet advice on how they [...]

February 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch February 4, 2009

Obama Watch February 4, 2009

Obama blames himself for mishandling Daschle The Michelle Obama hair challenge: Nappy or relaxed, African-American hair has always been a loaded subject. Obama Orders Review of FDA in Salmonella Outbreak Malia, Sasha dolls are renamed Obama Makes Surprise Trip to Read to Children Obama Plans Visit to Illinois for Lincoln’s 200th Birthday Obama not smoking [...]

February 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Casa Frela — A Gallery in the Heart of Harlem

Casa Frela — A Gallery in the Heart of Harlem

Past the Metro North tracks on 119th Street there are a string of buildings, the Emanual AME Church, and what many may not know, a gallery dedicated to artists whose work represents an array of backgrounds, mindsets, and skills. Translated Casa Frela means “Delicate Home”; so it fits that the gallery also serves as the [...]

February 3, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Talib Kweli and Idle Warship at SOBs

Talib Kweli and Idle Warship at SOBs

February 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch February 2, 2009

Obama Watch February 2, 2009

Clarence Thomas Slept Through Obama’s Inaugural Address White House Lawyers Look to Limit Commercial Use of President Obama Obama’s half brother says he’s out of jail Michelle Obama bans daughters Malia and Sasha from mixing with celebrities The Obama Effect on Fashion Continues Other cartoons of Obama raise questions Does an Obama White House need [...]

February 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More