Harlem

With Proposition 8 having been overturned recently, black America is going through a change in perspective. From the spyglass of your average pop-culture junkie literati…

NFL Star Chad Ochocinco treated 200 of his fans to an expensive dinner with drinks at Sylvia’s Restaurant in New York. New England Patriots wide receiver Ochocinco and fiancée of “Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada looked to his three million followers on Twitter when offering up the dinner date invites. “1st 200 people at Sylvia’s […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Affluent black Americans who are leaving industrial cities for the suburbs and the South are shifting traditional lines between rich and poor, according to new census data. Their migration is widening the income gap between whites and the inner-city blacks who remain behind, while making blacks less monolithic as a group and […]

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has given an emergency $60,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem, which was on the brink of going broke until the hip-hop mogul came through with the cash. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem was debating whether to close one of its four sites uptown or cut back on […]

NEW YORK — Leo O’Brien, who played Richie Greene, the main character “Bruce” Leroy Greene’s younger brother in the movie Last Dragon, was shot three times in Harlem by a friend yesterday in an argument over a chair. O’brien is currently an entrepreneur working in Harlem and has served eight years in jail for various […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Jackson’s fedora, Ella Fitzgerald’s yellow dress and Louis Armstrong’s trumpet are together in a Smithsonian exhibit celebrating the famed Apollo Theater that helped these stars to shine. The not-yet-built National Museum of African American History and Culture is bringing New York’s Harlem to the nation’s capital with the first-ever […]