Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Woman To Win A Championship At Wimbledon

Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!

City Parks Is Looking For The Next Althea Gibson At The Lacoste Tennis Academy Tryouts

Harlem has tons of talent, ask Althea Gibson, who was the first black woman to win a Championship at Wimbledon.

Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!

How The New York Sports Scene Could Change From Harlem To The Hudson

New York is widely recognized as one of the most passionate sports cities in America. Even if the city hasn’t been on top in the major sports lately the way it has been in the past, the enthusiasm never seems to wane. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!

Debert Cook Talks Harlem Golf, Tiger Woods And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Debert Cook, Harlem fave and the first black woman to wholly own a Black-focused golf magazine in the U.S.A., during Women’s History Month as she talks Tiger Woods, Harlem golf and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!

The Way Americans Regard Sports Heroes Versus Intellectuals Speaks Volumes

By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

On 19 April 1980, more than 50,000 Parisians marched through the streets to mourn the loss of one of their own reports our source. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!

No Sweat For Harlem’s Samuelsson Kicking It With NYC FC Game Presented By Degree Deodorant

New York City Football Club (NYCFC) kicked off its second annual 24-Hour Game presented by Degree Deodorant earlier today at Rockefeller Center®, 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Auctioning To Help Kids In Underprivileged Schools

Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning off four of his NBA championship rings, plus other memorabilia, to help kids in economically challenged schools learn about science, technology, engineering and math. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!

Harlem-Based Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Returns To Its Detroit Roots

Gymnastics legend and advocate Wendy Hilliard, founder, and CEO of Harlem-based Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), trained at Detroit Recreation Department and went on to become the first African-American to represent the U.S. in international competition. 

Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!