Jazz vs. Racism By Greg Thomas

In the brief time that I’ve been posting blog entries to Integral Post, rarely have I explicitly discussed the issue of race, which, it seems to me, is a blindspot of the Integral community. Yet I intend, more and more, to visit the theme of race and view it through an Integral lens. PHOTOGRAPHY The…

Harlem Pastor Thomas Of Harlem’s Presbyterian Church, A Friend Of Dr. King And An Enemy Of Trotsky

Norman Mattoon Thomas, November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968 was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory Passes, 1932 – 2017

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Robert Christgau And Greg Tate Talk in Harlem

A legendary writer and editor, Bob Christgau is considered the Dean of Rock Critics. At the Village Voice he edited some of the top jazz critics of the last generation, from Gary Giddins to Stanley Crouch. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

HWM Staff

Business Lawrence King Politics Mike McQuillan, Ed Davila Travel Daniel Tisdale, Yolande Brener, Michael Andre Adams Health Dr. Kecia Gaither, Dr. Randi Nelson Food Lil Nickelson Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…

How To Tune Up Your Leadership

By Greg Thomas Each person reading this post is an instrument. Sound, frequency, and vibrations come through you, right? PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band At Harlem Stage

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band is a documentary about the life and music of one of the greatest jazz pianists, composers and arrangers who has remained largely unknown…until now. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that…

Jeff Watts’ Group At The Charlie Parker Festival In Harlem

From Greg Thomas at the Charlie Parker Festival today at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, groovin’ on Jeff Watts’ group, as they slip-slide from funk-rock to in-pocket mid-tempo to high velocity swing, most often in the same tune rendition. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images…