Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Women to Win a Championship At Wimbledon

Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →

The Radicalization Of Ray Richardson: Suspicion Still Surrounds Death of Black Activist TV Producer

Subscribe and Support Harlem World Magazine (This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Continue Reading →

‘Black Panther’ Passes ‘Tomb Raider’ For Fifth Box Office Crown From Harlem to Hollywood

Reuters reports that Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has maintained its momentum at the domestic box office, winning its fifth consecutive weekend with $27 million from 3,834 locations. Subscribe and Support Harlem Continue Reading →

New Book, Walking Harlem: The Ultimate Guide To The Cultural Capital Of Black America

With its rich cultural history and many landmark buildings, Harlem is not just one of New York’s most distinctive neighborhoods; it’s also one of the most walkable. Subscribe and Support Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, “The Black Eagle Of Harlem” (video)

Hubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned Continue Reading →

Brenda Braxton’s “The Little Black Book Of Backstage Etiquette,” The Perfect Read For 2018 (Updated)

We love nominated for a Tony Award and Grammy award winner Harlem lady Brenda Braxton, and we think her book The Little Black Book of Backstage Etiquette, is perfect for anyone Continue Reading →

Harlem’s National Black Theatre Partners With L+M On Redevelop (Update)

A Harlem cultural institution that was on the brink of collapse a few year ago is partnering with one of the city’s best-connected developers to make over its property at Continue Reading →