Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer, and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: A Celebration Of Martin Luther King Jr. And A Pre-Easter Celebration At NAN In Harlem

Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Saturday, April 3, 2021, Seitu attended an event honoring the memory of Martin Luther King jr., and a pre-Easter celebration with Rev. Al Sharpton and Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration At The National Action Network In Harlem

Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Monday, January 18, 2019, Seitu attended Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday “King Day” Celebration at the National Action Network in Harlem. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Is Everyday

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December 1955 until April 4, 1968. Become an Harlem Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?” (Video)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered this speech speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, nine years after he was stabbed in Harlem, Continue Reading →

Harlem’s James Reese Europe Invented Jazz, Was The Martin Luther King Of Music, 1881 – 1919

James Reese Europe, 22, February 1881 – 9 May 1919, was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →