AfroPoP TV Series Beats The Drum For PAN

Season eight of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange—the nation’s only documentary series about life, art and culture across the African Diaspora—continues with the electrifying story of the steel drum, or pan. Premiering on Monday, January 25, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on WORLD Channel, directors Jérôme Guiot and Thierry Teston’s high-energy Pan! Become a…

Salters Scene: Reel Sisters Awards Ceremony

 By Udo Salters On October 25 CENTRIC/BET Network joined Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series in celebrating the accomplishments of the honorees and award-winning filmmakers! Jessica Williams and Ebony Jo-Ann were the honorees and received the Hattie McDaniel Award. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Jessica Williams, Ebony Jo-Ann To Receive Reel Sisters Award

Sunday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m., the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the first Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to honorees Jessica Williams, the beloved correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” and Ebony Jo-Ann, award-winning actress noted for her role as Ma Rainey in…

Dont Miss Top September 2015 Events In Harlem

The African American Day Parade The African-American Day Parade was founded in the spring of 1968. The first meeting was held at 2315 Seventh Avenue in Harlem. 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…

First HW Talk Film Event Launches Successfully

By Hadasah Ingrid Harlem World Magazine has officially launched its first ever “HW Talk Series” just recently on June 17th at the Raw Space in Harlem, New York. 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…

HW Pick: Oya, Something Happened on the Way to West Africa Premieres

Pride and Gender: A Film Conversation celebrates LGBTQ Month with an amazing line up of films and guests. 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 unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field…

‘Belle’ and Africans in Europe, 1440-1700’s (video)

By Tod Roulette After 235 years an intimate family heirloom painting has been exposed to the world showing not just layers of soot and dusty varnish but the secretive social customs, hierarchy and race prejudices of 18th century aristocratic English society. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

HW Pick: Minority Independent Producers Summit

The coming Minority Independent Producers Summit conference is a really important and strong program and support from entities like HBO, SAG-aftra, Black Public Media, and the National Black Programming Consortium. 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…

5 Men Exonerated In Central Park Jogger Case

‘Justice delayed is justice denied,’ – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The five men whose convictions in the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park were later overturned have agreed to a settlement of about $40 million from New York City to resolve a bitterly fought civil rights lawsuit…

Tango MacBeth At The Magic Johnson Theatre In Harlem

Award winning Filmmaker/writer/producer, Nadine Patterson, will be screening her film “Tango Macbeth” at the Magic Johnson Theater, at 2309 Frederick Douglas Boulevard in Central Harlem, (124th St and Frederick Douglas Boulevard) on Wednesday, April 23rd from 6:30-8:15 pm. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

The World Premiere Of “LISSABON”

La MaMa in Association with New Heritage Theatre Group presents the World Premiere of LISSABON. 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 unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By submitting this…

Yolande’s Yard: ‘Birth of the Living Dead’

By Yolande Brener For a documentary about a zombie movie, Birth of the Living Dead is full of life. Packed with archival footage from the 60’s, interviews with writers, filmmakers and producers, and clips from Night of the Living Dead, the surprises keep coming right until the end. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Oscar Micheaux Stamp Unveiling in Harlem

The 33rd stamp in the Black Heritage series honors pio­neering filmmaker Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951) wrote, directed, produced, and distributed more than 40 movies during the first half of the 20th century. An ambitious, larger-than-life figure, Micheaux thrived at a time when African-American filmmakers were rare, venues for their work were scarce, and support from the…