Harlem will roll out the preverbal red-carpet tribute on August 15, 2017, first with an unveiling of her plaque on Apollo Theatre's Walk of Fame. According to their website: "The Apollo Theater's Walk of Fame celebrates and honors the legendary performers who have helped to build the Theater's legacy for over 80 years. The Walk of Fame inductees have had an enormous influence on generations of musicians and fans."
James Mtume's Honor:
In honor of his many activist/music contributions for all aspects of enlightening and entertaining the masses, Harlem Week will be paying tribute to the living legend. The event will take place on August 23, 2017 at Harlem Hospital at 6:00 PM.