Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service Continue Reading →

UMEZ Announces New President & CEO, Blair Duncan

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone’s (UMEZ) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Blair M. Duncan as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Subscribe and Support Harlem World Continue Reading →

UMEZ Arts Engagement Is A New Grant Program For Uptown Artists And Arts Orgs

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) and the launch of UMEZ Arts Engagement. Subscribe and Support Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: 2016 Annual Benefit Concert Hosted By The National Jazz Museum In Harlem

Subscribe and Support Harlem World Magazine By Rudy Collins On Tuesday, June 14th, at the  2016 Annual Benefit Concert hosted by The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Legendary drummer extraordinaire Continue Reading →

Nat’l Jazz Museum In Harlem Announces Gala 2016

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) has announced that legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes will be honored with the Legends of Jazz Award, and President & CEO of The Continue Reading →