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Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF
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Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF

At the 24th New York African Film Festival, Lebert “Sandy” Bethune, Jamaican filmmaker, poet, author and scholar, will spotlight Pan African expats’ during the turbulent 1960s through his acclaimed milestone documentary Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom, filmed during Malcolm’s X’s trip to Europe shortly before his assassination and Jojolo, a portrait of a young Haitian fashion […]

Bloomingdale's Workers Voted to Strike on May 1st if a Fair Contract Isn't Reached
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Bloomingdale’s Workers Voted to Strike on May 1st if a Fair Contract Isn’t Reached

Yesterday, with the May 1 contract deadline just a week away, unionized Bloomingdale’s workers at the iconic East 59th Street store, voted to go on strike if a fair contract isn’t reached by the deadline.   Workers at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, who are members of Local 3 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union […]

Remembering History &  Black Public Health Champions During National Minority Health Month
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Remembering History & Black Public Health Champions During National Minority Health Month

In April of 1915, Booker T. Washington proposed “National Negro Health Week,” recognizing that “without health and long life, all else fails.” His idea gradually evolved into observing the month of April as National Minority Health Month to raise awareness and eventually help eliminate the health disparities facing racial and ethnic minorities. National Minority Health […]

BCA Global Announces 13th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience, Friday May 5th at Gustavino's
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BCA Global Announces 13th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience, Friday May 5th at Gustavino’s

BCAGlobal’s Global Food & Wine Experience is a much-anticipated culinary, wine, and spirit event. The marquee celebration, dedicated to creating a learning and networking experience, is the only major food and wine event in the nation specifically honoring diversity. This gathering of the largest businesses representing the foodservice industry will take place in a timely […]

Play Reviews of Josh, Roof-Top and Nuyorican Cafe
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Play Reviews of Josh, Roof-Top and Nuyorican Cafe

    This writer had the opportunity to check out some off-Broadway productions last week. Often Off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway is just as stimulating as anything you would see on the Great White Way and such was the case with a production entitled “Josh: The Black Babe Ruth” a show that tells the story of baseball […]

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates 'Black Women Did That'
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36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates ‘Black Women Did That’

For the past 36 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala. This annual must attend celebration is the pinnacle fundraising event for the nonprofit. This year’s theme, ‘Black Women Did That’ shines the spotlight on excellence – honoring nine outstanding women, a first for the organization, which […]

Forbes Magazine Features Jared Kushner's Very Successful Brother
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Forbes Magazine Features Jared Kushner’s Very Successful Brother

In Forbes magazine’s latest cover story, The Other Brother (p. 70 in the April 25, 2017 issue), Forbes gains exclusive access to Jared Kushner’s brother, Josh Kushner. At a very young age, Josh Kushner has built one of America’s ascendant venture firms and a $2.7 billion business off of Obamacare. Now his brother, Jared, sits […]

Con Edison Paying Incentives for Electric Vehicle Owners
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Con Edison Paying Incentives for Electric Vehicle Owners

Owners of electric vehicles in New York City and Westchester County can earn e-gift card rewards and get valuable information about their charging habits by participating in a new Con Edison program. Con Edison and FleetCarma, a company that specializes in electric vehicle technology solutions, are seeking participants for a program called SmartCharge New York […]

“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Bronx Zoo for Second Year
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“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Bronx Zoo for Second Year

Following on the success of the inaugural event in 2016, New York City’s wildest beer festival – “Brew at the Zoo” – is returning for an encore on Friday, June 16. Brew at the Zoo is a craft beer tasting event will feature more than 40 craft breweries serving more than 100 variations of ales, […]