GQ Citizen Of The Year Colin Kaepernick Tours Harlem

Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s citizen of the year after a period in which his protest against racial and social injustice in the US has seen the former NFL quarterback become one of the most divisive figures in America. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Faves Larenz Tate And Erica Ash to Host 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash will host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night for Harlemites of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. Continue Reading →

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Laila Ali Hosts OWN’s Daytime Emmy-Winning “Home Made Simple”

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00D8CZXW2″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network[/easyazon_link] and Procter & Gamble announced today that Laila Ali, undefeated four-time boxing world champion, cookbook author, lifestyle brand creator, inspirational speaker and youngest daughter of Muhammad Ali, will join Daytime Emmy award-winning DIY series “Home Made Simple” as the new host for season seven. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Elaborates on New Book About John Wooden

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played under John Wooden at UCLA from 1966-1969, but the player and coach remained friends for the next 40 years, until Wooden’s death in 2010 at 99. Continue Reading →

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“Little” Stevie Wonder And Cassius Clay At The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York 1963

Legendary 13 year old “Little” Stevie Wonder goofing around with Cassius Clay photographed at world famous Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York, 1963. Continue Reading →

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Thursday Throwback: Act And “Think Different.” Do You? (Video)

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“Think different.” was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc., in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA\Chiat\Day that resonated from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

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Calling the Greatest is Selling Him Short

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By Marc Rasbury 

The News of Muhammad Ali’s passing hit the news air waves about midnight on Friday. We were prepared for it for because his family said he was taken to the hospital with severe respitory issues and it didn’t look good. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Fans Pay Homage To Muhammad Ali (video)

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Fans of the late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali gather at the Apollo Theater in New York City to discuss his legacy and recite his famous sayings. Continue Reading →

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Muhammad Ali And Elijah Muhammad In Harlem, 1964 (video)

muhammad-ali-in-harlem 2Outtakes of Nation of Islam (NOI) rally, 369th Regiment Armory, 142nd Street and 8th Avenue, Harlem, N. Y., June 28, 1964, addressed by NOI leader Elijah Muhammad (formerly Poole) and heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali (formerly Cassius Clay). Continue Reading →

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James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio, Harlem, 1940’s

VanDerZeeStudio125A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s studio located on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, in the 1940’s.  Continue Reading →

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