Geri Allen, musical director of Great Jazz Women, thanked the audience, crew and her many friends as writer Farah Jasmine Griffin (left) and S. Epatha Merkerson, director, stood alongside onstage at The Apollo Theater following the amazing production of Great Jazz Women of The Apollo.
“Harlem’s oldest Romeo” Clyde E. Cook was a proud member of the Harlem Village, and because of his inspiration and positive outlook, he was an optimistic figure in the community. His smile and kindness moved everyone that knew him; he was a strong pillar and role model.
Reports indicate that the Associated Press (AP) was the subject of wiretapping in an effort to investigate a terrorist plot in Yemen. Over the course of two months, phone calls from several reporters and editors at the news organization were tapped.
The world’s greatest track and field stars will be running, jumping, leaping and throwing this Saturday, May 25 at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island. However, all eyes will be on the sprint events in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter races that will see Jamaica and the U.S. continue their spirited rivalry, especially in the women’s sprint events.
In a record-setting time of 27.23, Leonard Patrick Komon from Kenya won the ninth UAE (United Arab Emirates) Healthy Kidney 10K. It was Komon’s second win in the growing UAE 10K, which benefits the National Kidney Foundation.