Tag: Barack Obama

Harlem Public Radio

Harlem Public Radio (HPR) broadcasts news and information on the needs of Harlem, New York City. They feature a unique mix of urban music, thought-provoking news and pop culture information, and is a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment. Featuring

President Obama Sings Al Green Tune on Apollo Theater Stage in Harlem

Making his Apollo Theater singing debut in Harlem last night, President Barack Obama stunned the audience of about 1,400 at the fundraising event with a smooth delivery of the lyrics “I’m so in love with you” taken from Al Green’s

Life Upon These Shores

Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History, 1513-2008 chronicles the African American contribution to America, beginning with the first Africans to reach these shores—thirty Africans, as part of Vasco Núñez de Balboa’s “expedition, which “discovered” the Pacific Ocean in 1513—and

Al Green & India.Arie Serenade Obama at the Apollo on Jan 19th

President Barack Obama will be serenaded by Al Green and India.Arie at the Apollo threatre at a concert fundraiser in his honor on Jan. 19. The Obama Victory Fund 2012, will kick off at 7 p.m. and will also feature Lin-Manuel

Harry Belafonte: America’s first black matinee idol and advocate social change.

In 1956, Harlem-bred child of Caribbean immigrants Harry Belafonte released the first million-selling LP in history.  He was bigger than Elvis.  Belafonte used the proceeds from Calypso to bankroll his friend Martin Luther King Jr.’s movement for civil rights. All of this

Harlem Rally to Support President Barack Obama

Obama supporters in Harlem will gather this Sunday for a rally dedicated to re-electing Barack Obama as President of the United States.  Obama has been feeling the heat from all sides lately, but considering what the opposition looks like, it’s