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Apr 11, 2015
Film, talk & reception for Goran Olsson documentary “Concerning Violence” on 1960s-70s African liberation from colonialism narrated by Lauryn Hill. Les Payne, Omowale Clay, Prof. David Scott and Wuyi Jacobs discuss struggle for freedom in Africa.

Apr 02, 2015
Lynda Ireland was former President & CEO of award-winning New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council. Rev. Hilton O. Smith, Senior VP at Turner Construction and The Council’s former Chairman, officiated her funeral on April 2.

Mar 20, 2015
Lauryn Hill’s cool vocal “Small Axe: Acoustic Performance Series,” presented by Blue Note, kicks off spring at hip Harlem venue Madiba Harlem at MIST. On April 12, Madiba Harlem at MIST hosts film "Concerning Violence” narrated by Ms. Hill.

Feb 23, 2015
Graves, an Award-Winning Creative Chief and Leading Diversity Advocate for Culturally Relevant Images of African Americans in Advertising, Co-Writes Positive Statistic Ad on Young Black Men with Jack McGoldrick, head of McGoldrick Marketing

Oct 17, 2014
African American babies have highest infant mortality rate in the USA. At Birthing Project’s National Training Conference from October 18-19, SisterFriends volunteers learn to help pregnant women have a safe pregnancy and healthy baby.

Oct 07, 2014
Held in Westchester County, the theme "NAACP: All In For Justice & Equality " has leading experts on issues concerning New York State’s African American communities. It’s headed Hazel N. Dukes, President of the NAACP New York State Conference.

Oct 02, 2014
The Birthing Project's SisterFriends are volunteers that guide women of color through their pregnancy and help with baby during infancy. October 18 – 19, the Birthing Project 18th Annual National Training Conference will be held in New Orleans

Sep 19, 2014
Author of award winning drama “Black Girl” hosts celebration of her new book, To Break Every Yoke. It’s a compilation of plays from slavery to civil rights to race in America today. Presented by Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre.

Aug 21, 2014
HARLEM WEEK August 23 events include: Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run & Walk saluting NAACP & Civil Rights heroes Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner; Golden Hoops Basketball Championships with NBA legends and Outdoor Film Festival with reggae's “Rockers.”

Aug 15, 2014
On Saturday August 16 and Sunday, August 17, HARLEM WEEK will have 80 Artists Performing from Jazz to Hip Hop to R&B to Gospel to World Music. There's also an Auto Show, HBCU College Fair, Fashion Show, Children's Festival, Health Fair and much more.

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