Concerned that there may be dramatic drop off in the record turnout of black voters that propelled Barack Obama to the Presidency eight years ago, a group of veteran New Continue Reading →
By Eartha Watts-Hicks QBR is our country’s first national book review dedicated to books about the African experience. QBR also produces the Harlem Book Fair, the largest African-American book fair Continue Reading →
Harlem Week began in 1974 as Harlem Day, a one-day event of encouragement and fellowship created under the leadership of Harlemites. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Instagram.
A Jazz classic, Round Midnight, is the title song of Claude Jay’s new album by Harlem resident and small business owner, written by jazz master Thelonious Monk. Follow Harlem World Continue Reading →
Carlos Wesley “Don” Byas, October 21, 1912 – August 24, 1972, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, associated with Swing and bebop. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Instagram.
Harlem fave Charlie “Bird” Parker, an architect of modern music nearly universally regarded as the greatest alto saxophonist who ever lived. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Instagram.
The Baby Grand Bar at 319 West 125th Street (between St. Nicholas and 8th avenue), opened in 1953, it was a saloon with a bright mural of a piano above Continue Reading →