Alibi Lounge. Street shot from bar in Harlem showing flags and NYPD cruiser.

Rainbow Flags Burned Outside Harlem Bar on Eve of Pride

Alibi Lounge is dubbed the “only Black gay lounge in NYC.” Governor Andrew Cuomo directed New York’s Hate Crime Task Force to investigate the incident.

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LIVESTREAM: David Oyelowo, Q-Tip and More Honor Dr. King's Legacy at 'MLK Now 2017'

Blackout for Human Rights and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement’s second “MLK Now” event airs live from Harlem’s Riverside Church at 2 p.m. EST

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Harlem Has a Supernatural Savior in New 'Luke Cage' Trailer

A series about one of Marvel’s most prominent Black superheroes premieres September 30 on Netflix.

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Today Marks 25 Years Since 'Jungle Fever' Hit The Silver Screen

Spike Lee’s landmark film helped launch the careers of Halle Berry and Samuel L. Jackson while investigating taboos surrounding Black-and-White interracial relationships. 

Black Woman-Owned Craft Beer Brand Headed to New York Walmart Stores

Harlem Brewing Company owner Celeste Beatty: ”I hope it turns into a Patti pies situation.”

Lee Daniels is Directing a New Documentary on the Apollo Theater

And Daniels and Apollo Theater president Jonelle Procope are asking the public to submit historical materials for inclusion in the project.

#TBT to Chris Rock Talking S**t about the Oscars...A Decade Ago

“Ben Affleck got a Oscar, and Morgan Freeman got a Oscar—are they equal?” 

This Artist Uses Ballpoint Pens to Illustrate the Complexity of Blackness

Toyin Ojih Odutola’s new must-see exhibit explores and distorts the concept of identity.

The Reason Why I Fight

Seven low-wage workers tell video storyteller Kat Lazo why they made the time and braved the chilly New York City rain to join the Fight for $15’s mammoth national day of action. 

VIDEO: This Teenage Rapper Brilliantly Addresses Police Brutality Over 'NY State of Mind' Sample

TJ Brown’s verse is very much worthy of your attention. 

The New Captain America is a Black Man From Harlem

Falcon will take on a new role.

Why No One Has Been Charged With Murder in the Death of Islan Nettles

The 21-year-old transgender woman was viciously beaten in Harlem.

Harlem's Hue-Man Hopes the Past Is Prologue for Black Booksellers

One of the nation’s most well-known black bookstores is closing its doors. But it’s also trying to write a story that features more than the usual Amazon-killed-us narrative.

Black Man Jokes With Harlem to Get Real on Race

Robert Pinderhuze goes out in to the streets and uses humor to make a tough conversation easy.

Predictably, Rangel Wins Democratic Primary

He may not be in danger, but his party is.

NYPD Shoot 46 Bullets, Kill In Harlem Shootout

An internal investigation is underway, but don’t get your hopes up.

Rangel Charged, Says He's Finally Had a "Bad Day"

The famously confident Harlem legend faces 13 ethics violations.

Will Harlem Legend Rangel Take One for the Team? Not Likely

Dem leaders want him to cut a deal before things get really ugly, but some say it’s time to exit stage left.