Category : Northeast

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

Harriet, Dolemite and the Art of Storytelling

Thinker’s Notebook & By Marlon Rice Two particular movies came out over the last two weeks that depict fictionalized stories about a pair of Black folks that were both iconic within their own eras and environment.& I want you to a...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

Williams, Katz, Louis Win in General Election

By Steven Klett Democrats Jumaane Williams, Melinda Katz and Farah Louis all swept, as expected, to easy wins and the reform ballot questions passed without resistance last night in the city’s special general election one year away from the 2020...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Bop and the Village Thrive at Sistas’ Place

Special to Our Time PressBy Herb Boyd & & & & Ahmed Abdullah, the music director at Sistas’ Place in Brooklyn, took the stage Saturday evening and announced that it was their 24th season and that Charles Tolliver’s All-Stars were...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Spirit Ensemble at CityTech!

Spirit Ensemble at CityTech! Academic Complex Auditorium, 285 Jay St., 10am-12:30pm, FREE (bring ID). This concert is presented as part of CityTech’s “Healing Spaces: Before and Beyond 1619,” marking 400 years since the arrival of captured Africans...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Caribbean Film Series: Charlie’s Records

BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave., 7:30-10pm, $16. The Luminal Theater and Caribbean Film Academy presents this directorial debut by Olympian and WNBA All-Star Tina Charles. It tells the story of Rawlston “Charlie” Charles, who migrated to New York City from T...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Cornel West Matters

“Cornel West Matters” is a book originally published in France in 2016, written by Dr. Mahamadou Lamine Sagna, who joins Dr. West in conversation at the Africa Center, located at 1280 Fifth Avenue, Harlem, on November 9 at 4 pm. & & The Sa...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

The New York Marathon

Autumn is setting in with its customary rituals. The New York Marathon is Sunday, November 3. Assemblywoman Inez Dickens is hosting a costume Halloween Party at Cove Lounge, 325 Lenox Avenue, Harlem, on October 30 at 7 pm. Joshua Clennon will host a...

Northeast / Pennsylvania - 1 week ago

A good read (Oct. 30)

by Debbie Norrell, Courier Lifestyles Editor You never know where you are going to find your next good book to read. I remember when I used to interview book authors on my radio talk show. Most of the books were worth reading and I enjoyed endorsing...

Northeast / Pennsylvania - 1 week ago

The Courier’s General Election Endorsements

by Courier Newsroom The race was much closer than most people in Allegheny County would have thought. Longtime District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. did defeat his Democratic challenger, Turahn Jenkins, an African American, in the May 2019 primary e...