Ulysses “Slow Kid” Thompson, August 28, 1888 – March 17, 1990, was a comedian, singer, tap and acrobatic dancer in Harlem, NY. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Instagram.
Florence Mills, born Florence Winfrey; January 25, 1896 – November 1, 1927, this Harlem resident was billed as the “Queen of Happiness”, billed as a cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian Continue Reading →
By Savona Bailey-McClain Florence Mills, known as the “Queen of Happiness” was one of the most successful entertainers of the 1920s. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Weekly Continue Reading →
Gertrude Elizabeth Curtis, March 1, 1880 – August 3, 1973, also known as Gertrude Curtis McPherson, was New York’s First Black Female Dentist. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Continue Reading →
A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio at 272 Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem, NY on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, Continue Reading →
Lucille Nelson Hegamin, aka “Queen Victoria,” November 29, 1894 – March 1, 1970, was an American singer and entertainer and an early African-American blues recording artist in Harlem, NY. Follow Continue Reading →
The first day of each month (a.k.a. Literacy Across Harlem Day), Total Equity Now encourages you to #RockThoseReads–carry reading materials proudly and publicly, everywhere you go. Follow Harlem World Magazine Continue Reading →