The Legendary Nest Club On The “Swing Street” In Harlem NY 1923- 1933

The Nest Club was a cabaret in Harlem, more specifically an after-hours club, at 169 West 133rd Street – a street known then both as “Swing Street” and “Jungle Alley”. Continue Reading →

Harlem is..HEALING Is Expanding Honorees And Adding Digital Programs To The List

The response has been extremely strong to a new digital campaign by Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Group to celebrate local Harlem heroes. Become an Harlem World Insider – Continue Reading →

“Home To Harlem” Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis And More Archives Now Available To Public

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →

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

(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →

Hundreds Join Jewish, Muslim, And Christian Religious And City Leaders In Harlem

In an unprecedented display of solidarity, 31 community religious institutions and organizations came together today to lead an interfaith solidarity march through Morningside Heights and Harlem. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Statement In Recognition Of Black History Month

Today, uptown U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month. Become an Harlem World Insider – Continue Reading →