James Langston Hughes, At Columbia in West Harlem, 1920’s

James Langston Hughes was born February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. His parents divorced when he was a small child, and his father moved to Mexico. 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…

The World: For Profit and People

In his 2011 TED talk, Gene Wade thus shared his vision of an ultra low-cost college degree for working adults. 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…

Souleo: Celebrated Writer, Ntozake Shange Debuts New Work

In her private residence playwright, Ntozake Shange is lost in her own world: one made up of words, rhythm and recovery. 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…

125th Street West Eighth Ave, Harlem, New York, 1905

125th Street west from Eighth Avenue, Harlem, New York, 1905. 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 form, you are consenting to…

Harlems’ Amin Joseph tackles Amazon’s The Rebels

Amin Joseph (GI Joe: Retaliation, Mob City)  joins the The Rebels (fka The Outlaws), an Amazon pilot starring Hayes MacArthur (Go On), Josh Peck (Drake & Josh), and  Natalie Zea (Justified, The Following). 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…

Amma Whatt Rocks Music Is Life Event At Red Roosters

Amma Whatt rocks at the Music Is Life event on October 10th, 2013 at Red Roosters Ginny’s Supper Club in Harlem with Harlem World Magazine and RythymandSoulRadio.com. 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…

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Hopes New Documentary Series

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. hopes that his latest PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will not only educate the public but also lead to reform in the nation’s public school system. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Seasonal Goodies For Harlem Families

By Karen Smith-Hagman, RN, MSN Now that the weather has gotten cold, keep your energy up with vitamin-rich fruits and vegetables. 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…

Harlem’s Lincoln Stars, Harlem, New York, 1914 To 1917

The Lincoln Stars (also known as the Lincoln Giants, Lincoln Stars of New York or the New York Lincoln Stars) were a Negro league baseball team that played in New York City from 1914 to 1917.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Harlemite Lucy Ortiz’s Harlem Titan Football Team Fundraiser

Hello, Friday, October 12, 2012 I will be hosting a fundraiser for the Titans Football team. http://www.eteamz.com/vancortlandttitans/ 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…

A Kass Fashion Review: Adrian Alicea’s Couture

Each year, twice a year, New York Fashion Week serves -an exciting time for the city of New York. Fashionistas and fashiongents come from near and far to view the upcoming seasons projected fashions. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

The Root of Health

By Karen Smith-Hagman, RN, MSN The season of harvest has officially commenced. Many of us will spend the coming weeks thinking of ways to best honor the vibrancy of colors in nature, the cooler, yet more comfortable temperatures, and the abundance of options for outdoor fun. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Walter’s World: Fire Island Dance Festival 19

By Walter Rutledge The recent Labor Day holiday has heralded the unofficial end of summer. Kids have reluctantly traded beach balls for backpacks; and men (big kids) have cleaned the outdoor grills putting them away in anticipation of the unofficial start of the next summer season, Memorial Day 2014.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Walter’s World: Motown The Musical (with video)

By Walter Rutledge After five weeks of previews Motown the Musical officially opened on Sunday, April 14. The show’s book by Berry Gordy is based on his autobiography, To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories Of Motown by Berry Gordy, which chronicles his life and the Motown era. Director Charles Randolph-Wright takes us…

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

By Yolande Brener I have often walked past the island at 143rd Street and Amsterdam, but never have I seen it so full of life and good energy as at the official opening of Brotherhood Sister Sol’s Hamilton Heights Green Market on June 17. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…