Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks At Columbia University In Harlem

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday voiced strong support for recent teacher walkouts in Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona and elsewhere. The Harlem Love connection:

Join Jelani Cobb, Helene Gayle, Eric Holder And Walter Mischel At Teachers College, Columbia Convocation

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will headline a marquee group of medalists and speakers at the 2018 Convocation exercises of Teachers College, at Columbia University in Harlem, NY. The Continue Reading →

Geoffrey Holder, New York’s Renaissance Man In Harlem

Geoffrey Lamont Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago as the youngest of five children to Barbadian immigrants Louise de Frense and Arthur Continue Reading →

“Drop Me Off In Harlem,” By Guinness Book Of World Record Holder Adelaide Louise Hall

Adelaide Louise Hall was a dynamo, she was born on the 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. The Harlem Love connection:

“How Americans View The Opt Out Movement,” A New Study By Teachers College

While most Americans have heard of the “Opt Out” movement, less than one-third of Americans support it, and most people misunderstand the motives of parents who refuse to let their Continue Reading →

American Apparel Bankruptcy Deal Leaves Retail Future In Doubt

With a store on 125th Street in Harlem, American Apparel, was once a high-flying retailer that peaked at more than $600 million in sales, is probably headed toward liquidation. The Continue Reading →

American Apparel With Stores In Harlem Files For Bankruptcy

Business of Fashion reports that American Apparel Inc., the Los Angeles-based seller of t-shirts and underwear, with two locations in Harlem, filed for bankruptcy protection as it reorganizes its debt. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Chukwudi Iwuji Premieres IRA, First African-American Actor On London Stage

Shrunken Shakespeare Company (Yvonne Cone and Jennifer Martina, Co-Producing Artistic Directors) and Creative Producer Adam Shulman (Dukes of Hazard: The Beginning, Song One starring Anne Hathaway) to host SSC’s Annual Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton Rips Trump’s Jeff Sessions Pick For Attorney General

The Rev. Al Sharpton excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General in a fiery speech at the Harlem Headquarters of his National Action Continue Reading →

Apollo & WNYC Partner For MLK Celebration In Harlem

On Sunday, January 17 at 3pm, for the 10 th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, the Apollo Theater and WNYC will partner for a third year to Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Anthony Anderson Signs New Deal To Host For The NAACP Image Awards

The NAACP and TV One announced today that Emmy-Award nominated actor, Anthony Anderson has signed a multi-year deal to continue as host for the 47th and 48th NAACP Image Awards.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: An Evening With Award Winning Director Spike Lee And His New Film “BlacKkKlansman”

It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. The Harlem Love connection:

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Ban On Single-Use Styrofoam Products Beginning In 2019

Mayor de Blasio today announced that the City’s styrofoam ban will go into effect by January 1, 2019, following the dismissal of a lawsuit preventing the implementation of the ban. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine Sponsors The 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit In DC

The 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), scheduled on June 24 to 26, 2018 at the World Trade Center – Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C. The Harlem Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil At Harlem EatUp Festival In Morningside Park

By Lil Nickelson The last day of the 4th Annual Harlem EatUp Festival, May 20th, 2018 was centered around outdoor events at Morningside Park (112th Street and Manhattan Avenue) called Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The Green Revolution is Coming to New York State Real Soon

By Lil Nickelson The “legal weed” or cannabis industry is growing so fast that it has been called the “Green Rush” of the 21st century as the California “Gold Rush” Continue Reading →