Harlemusic: Trailblazing a New Genre - Sparrow and Barbossa
Interview by Apostolos Basiakouras
One of the hottest names in the Latin-Afro house music scene today is undoubtedly Sparrow & Barbossa. I had the opportunity to meet Brian Coletta in Miami and it was the perfect timing to have this talk.
Mayor Adams Announces Expansion of Financial Counseling Services to New Yorkers Visiting Workforce1 Career Centers
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Vilda Vera Mayuga, and New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Kevin D. Kim today announced a joint initiative to
First Ever Cross-Campus Exploration of a Single Artist Launches at Lincoln Center
NEW YORK, NY – (January 19, 2023) – See Me As I Am: Lincoln Center's Year-Long Celebration of Terence Blanchard launches in March 2023, the first cross-campus exploration of a single artist. Following a long and deep relationship with Jazz
January Book Club: Rats: Observations on the History & Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants by Robert Sullivan
South Street Seaport Museum announces that the January selection of the Seaport Museum Book Club is Rats: Observations on the History & Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants by Robert Sullivan. This maritime-themed book club is presented in partnership
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Coveted Malcolm X Manuscripts and Notes, Including Unpublished Chapter from The Autobiography
ULY 27, 2018 – The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem yesterday acquired several important manuscripts related to the landmark work The Autobiography of Malcolm X – manuscripts that will now be available to the public for the first time.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Papers of Renowned Literary Icon James Baldwin
APRIL 12, 2017- The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library, today announced acquisition of the personal archive of literary icon and social critic, James Baldwin. The archive includes 30 linear feet of handwritten
Saving and Managing Economic Uncertainties
Here’s what to ask when saving for the unexpected.
Finances are different for everyone, and so are the life events we all go through. An emergency fund is your financial line of defense against life's lemons. Although there are many financial
Mayor Adams Releases Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2024
NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released New York City’s balanced $102.7 billion Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24). The budget reflects the mayor’s ongoing commitment to promoting an equitable recovery by making investments in
Interview with Mr. Michael Pugh, CEO and President of Carver Federal Savings Bank
By George Haigler, III for the Harlem Times
Sponsored by Carver Federal Savings Bank and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
Just recently, I had the honor and privilege of sitting down and interviewing Mr. Michael Pugh, the CEO and President of
From Teacher to Principal: Historic Appointment of Principal Chinique Pressley
Interview by David Ellis
DE: How does it feel to be the principal of a school that you have been teaching at for over two decades?
CP: Words can not express how I feel about me being a principal. It is an
The Tale of the USS Indianapolis: The Groundbreaking Doris Miller
by Ryan Yablonski
Rank and status have always been intrinsic to the function of the American military, but this was especially true in the WWII era of 1930's and 40's. The larger society of the United States at time was deeply
'Tis the Season to Save: Seven Tips to Stretch Your Money this Holiday Season
Consumer purchasing power is more diverse than ever, with Black consumers as central drivers of seasonal spending. As you prepare your holiday shopping list – and your budget – remember, a little bit of planning can go a long way
1,200 First Graders in Canarsie and East Flatbush to Receive $1,000 each in College and Career Savings, as Part of Efforts to Narrow the Racial Wealth Gap
NYC Kids RISE, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Greenwood Initiative, and Brooklyn Community Foundation make $1.2 Million investment in students of communities with the city’s highest proportion of Black students
Jonathan Patkowski for NYC Kids RISEJonathan Patkowski for NYC Kids RISEJamon Davis for NYC
Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute Announces Fundraising Gala at Temple NYC, December 11, 2022
Vangeline Theater announces a Fundraising Gala on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 8pm at Temple NYC, Brooklyn. Proceeds from the gala will support sending dancers to Houston, Texas, from February 6-10, 2023 to make history conducting a pilot study for
EAST Miami and Museum of Graffiti Present Historic Graffiti Works During Miami Art Month
Miami, November 22, 2022 – In time for Art Basel, EAST Miami will become home to a selection of historic 1980s graffiti works curated by Museum of Graffiti. Set to be unveiled in the hotel's lobby on November 29th and
“Celebrating the Well-Lived Life of Franklin A. Thomas”
By Daniel Rose
In a society currently abounding in moral, intellectual and spiritual pygmies, and with painfully few appropriate role models and mentors after whom young people of high aspirations can pattern themselves, the exemplary life of Franklin A. Thomas merits
J.P. Morgan Private Bank hosts inaugural Black Wealth Initiatives Forum
01 – Debra Langford and David Frame kicked off the Forum on June 27th, 202202 – Mary Erdoes addresses the Morning Meeting crowd of Forum attendees03 – Insights from New Joiners panel with Greg Cane, Lee Parker and Eli Taylor
Theological Corner: Honoring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts
by George Haigler, III
Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III, the Senior Pastor of the Historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in the Village of Harlem, New York, passed in the early morning of Friday, October 28, 2022, it is reported. Rev. Dr.
"A Tree Branch Grows In Harlem"
On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, in Harlem, New York, Chase hosted a “Women of Color Investing Workshop” at their Community Center branch on 125th Street near Lenox Avenue. The building once housed the esteemed offices of former President Bill Clinton,
Personal Reflection: Kpodjito, The Woman King
By HRM Queen Mother Sêmévo Dr. Dòwòti Désir
I am a Kpodjito - a Woman King. A member of the Haut Conseil des Rois du Bénin (the High Council of Kings of Bénin) and a descendant of the Kingdom of Danxome
From New York to Ghana: Plans Unveiled for $20 Million Pan-African Center by Sir David Adjaye Honoring Historian and Civil Rights Activist W. E. B. Du Bois
by Michael Oliva
The W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Foundation recently unveiled plans and renderings for a redeveloped W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Complex, located in Accra, Ghana, and designed by Sir. David Adjaye, the internationally acclaimed architect of the Smithsonian Museum of
Guillermo Gleizer, Renaissance Man: From Miami to Rome, For the Love of Art
Interviewed, Transcribed, and Written By Monika Eva Hadaszy
What comes to mind when one thinks of a Renaissance man?...A brilliant mind, who generously shares ideas? A titan of industry? A relentless advocate of justice, who fights for the rights of victims,
Congress has one Last Chance to get Historically Black Colleges and Universities & Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Funding Right
by Darold Hamlin
The U.S. Senate is scheduled to start reviewing a record $850 billion defense bill during the month of September. The legislation funds troop compensation and authorizes the military to purchase the latest weaponry for any potential 21st century
Can Judge, Yankees Keep up Dominant Pace?
by Tate Hutchinson
With a 66-31 record, a twelve-game divisional lead, and a league-leading six All-Star selections, the Yankees have been nothing short of a commanding force this MLB season. It seems like everything is going the Pinstripes’ way, but is
Financial Boot Camp Episode 9
Confronting Today's Challenges—With Our Best and Our Worst
by Daniel Rose
The last week of June, 2022, witnessed responses to America’s nightmarish political turmoil with illustrations reflecting our most hopeful and our most despairing visions.
In a joyous and exhilarating celebration of our multicultural and multiethnic best, over a thousand
Curry Overpowers Celtics, Warriors capture 2022 NBA Title
by Tate Hutchinson
One of the NBA’s premier stars, Steph Curry has collected one of the most impressive résumés in basketball history.
An eight-time All Star, two-time MVP, and recently voted onto the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team, it seemed that Curry had
Harlemusic Feature: Eddie Griffin, One of Comedy's Finest
by Keith "The Captain" Gamble
This is the Captain speaking!
I sincerely hope that your July started as wonderfully joyous as mine!
On July 1st, your Captain was blessed to attend a masterclass in comic excellence! The one and only comedy icon
The Tale of the USS Indianapolis: Part 2
by Ryan Yablonski
The USS Indianapolis was stuck by two torpedoes on July 30th, 1945, fifteen minutes after midnight. This was just three days after it had delivered the components and the scientists that would make the atomic bomb drop on
Celebrating the Fulbright Vision of Peace in a Time of Cultural Divide
One To World Honors Global Leaders and Fulbright Scholars at Annual One To World Fulbright Awards Dinner in NYC on May 24
by Kristin Rubisch
One To World, an international education organization based in New York City, honored an extraordinary group of
ULY 27, 2018 – The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem yesterday acquired several important manuscripts related to the landmark work The Autobiography of Malcolm X – manuscripts that...
by Derel Jazz JohnsonWith Northeast Division Director for Chase Community & Business Development Robert Scott, Hart shared tools and tips for improving financial health. He urged students to develop...
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that COVID-19 testing will be available at four new sites at Metropolitan Transportation Authority subway station stops beginning next week. These additional testing opportunities follow the seven subway...