Archive for April, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 13, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 13, 2009

Turkish TV Anchor Dons Blackface to Address Obama Obama’s Half Brother Is Denied a British Visa Just say “Bo” – Obama White House unveils first dog Washington Churches Eye the Obamas King of Jordan to meet Obama on April 21 The YouTube Presidency Obama seeks new relationship with Latin America ASU honors President Obama with [...]

April 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Eddie Palmieri at SOBs

Eddie Palmieri at SOBs

April 11, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Sol Village at SOBs

Sol Village at SOBs

April 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 10, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 10, 2009

Bill O’Reilly Book on Obama – Yawn Activists Unhappy With Obama Boycott of Racism Meeting White House offers ‘green’ Easter eggs Obama administration to buy 17,600 Big Three fuel efficient vehicles Coming Soon To A Theater Near You: Barack Obama Obama’s TV: sports, surprises Obama Touts Benefits of Mortgage Refinancing Obama to Push Immigration Bill [...]

April 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
A Look Back — The Life of Clifton “Chuck” Sutton

A Look Back — The Life of Clifton “Chuck” Sutton

Clifton Rolet Sutton, 58, a journalist, environmental activist, community organizer and co-executive producer of It’s Showtime at the Apollo, died recently. He was the nephew of Percy Sutton. At his funeral, speakers told of the powerful role he played in Harlem politics over the last 30 years of his life, including his work with Governor [...]

April 9, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Spring Celebration at Morningside Park

Spring Celebration at Morningside Park

April 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Jessica Care Moore — God is Not An American at Harlem’s Apollo Theater

Jessica Care Moore — God is Not An American at Harlem’s Apollo Theater

Jessica Care Moore’s God is Not An American fuses poetry and music poetry and music to explore the concept of God, race, the war in Iraq, genocide and other social and political issues.

April 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 8, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 8, 2009

Rising fame for Obama ‘lookalike’ Citing Racism, Walgreens Pulls ‘Chia Obama’ Obama Fried Madness in New York Cover Girl Michelle Obama Doesn’t Always Deliver. Magazines Fuss Over First Lady, but Newsstand Sales Are Mixed Barack Obama’s boyhood home in Hawaii could be designated a national landmark President Obama makes surprise stop in Baghdad, Iraq Oil [...]

April 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sugar — In Theatres Now

Sugar — In Theatres Now

Sugar follows the story of Miguel Santos, a.k.a. Sugar, a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro De Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances [...]

April 7, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Are You A Republican?

Are You A Republican?

As I put up the information for the Harlem Republican Club’s History event I saw a link on their website titled I Believe. While the list is very vague, (it surely doesn’t address many of the hot button issues that divide Republicans and Democrats) I found their beliefs to be interesting. As I read the [...]

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A History of Black Republicans — 1854 to 1932

A History of Black Republicans —
1854 to 1932

The Harlem Republican Club invites the public to RSVP for its next talk entitled “A History of Black Republicans — 1854 to 1932“. The event will be presented by Claude Sharrieff-Frazier. The event is free but you must RSVP to attend. Date: Thursday, April 9, 2009 @ 6:30 pm Location: Harlem Republican Club, 309 West [...]

April 7, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Harlem Heights’ Harlem Hot Spots

Harlem Heights’ Harlem Hot Spots

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about BET’s Harlem Heights. We also introduced Briana, Ashlie and Landon, three of the cast members. Since then, there’s been a premiere at the Apollo with a fabulous gift bag, rave reviews by some and not so kind words from others. Like the show or not, it [...]

April 7, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Soul Sensations Omar and Teedra Moses Rock SOBs

Soul Sensations Omar and Teedra Moses Rock SOBs

Teedra Moses and Omar rocked the house at SOB’s last week.  The vocal ability of these two different artists, balanced out the tone for the night.  Both soulful in their own right, yet, one is futuristic and funky while the other is stirring and passionate.  Both artists came together and tore the house down!  There [...]

April 6, 2009 | 2 Comments More
V-Day Harlem — The Vagina Monologues

V-Day Harlem — The Vagina Monologues

V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM) [...]

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Obama Watch From Harlem–April 6, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 6, 2009

Laid-off banker finds work as Obama Financial Industry Paid Millions to Obama Aide Turkey’s Tasty Greeting To Obama: Baracklava Obama’s Rabbi Sarkozy schools Obama in the little French kiss Obama to ease Cuban travel ban, not ease embargo Obama Calls on Security Council to Punish North Korea Obama sets out plan for nuclear-free world Obama [...]

April 6, 2009 | 3 Comments More
Mary Mary at SOBs

Mary Mary at SOBs

When it comes to urban gospel superstars Mary Mary, everything is done on a big scale. All of their pursuits-musical, spiritual, or otherwise-are larger-than-life: not a single thing is left to chance. For them, there’s simply no room for halfway, half-done, half-baked efforts. No matter the venture, the bar is always sky-high. Absolutely everything must [...]

April 5, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Young poets from across America take the spotlight in the exclusive seven-part HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices. Narrated by Queen Latifah, the show follows six promising teams from around the country as they prepare for a chance to compete at the 2008 Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Slam Championship in Washington, [...]

April 4, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Cormega at SOBs

Cormega at SOBs

April 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More