Rain Pryor At The National Black Theater In Harlem

Rain Pryor’s (www.rainpryor.com) one-woman autobiographical play will have its World Premiere at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) in Harlem, running Tuesday, June 2, through Sunday, June 28. 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…

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

‘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…

Debra Fraser-Howze Receives “Top Blacks in Healthcare” Award

Debra Fraser-Howze, Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs, for Orasure Technologies received a 2014 “Top Blacks in Healthcare” Award from BlackDoctor.org in partnership with Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Dr. Icilma V. Fergus Of Harlem Healthy Hearts New Role

The new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital. and runs Harlem Healthy Hearts. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Glenn Caldwell “The King Of Harlem Hairdressers”, 1940-2005

In 1983, Glenn Caldwell, a music teacher from Maryland, was playing saxophone in a South Carolina bar and began talking with a singer whose dapper outfit and slick hair seemed from a bygone era. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

The Indie Life Returns To SXSW With DigiWaxx

Harlem’s Digiwaxx brings the Indie Life: ATX Concert on Friday, March 14th, 2014 for its 3rd Annual Series during the SXSW Festival. 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.…

The Legendary Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs In Harlem

Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs, 1882–1945, was an American teacher, communist political activist, and politician. 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,…

HW Pick: Join The Rendezvous At The Harlem Shrine

RhythmAndSoulRadio.com presents The Rendezvous. One of NYC’s hottest and longest running events featuring live performances from independent artists. 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…

NFL Players Take the Next Step at Super Bowl Conference in Harlem

On Tuesday, January 28th, the Next Level Sports & Business Group will combine with the NFLPA’s former players, NY/NJ chapter, to host the inaugural Next Level Sports & Business Conference, taking place in Harlem, NY, at Riverbank State Park. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

The ’12 O’Clock Boys’, Glorification Or Documentation? (video)

First the Hell’s Angels and now the 12 O’Clock Boys. Oscilloscope Laboratories presents for first-time filmmaker Lotfy Nathan’s documentary 12 O’Clock Boys, an electric, beautifully made look at a youth in Baltimore who wants nothing more than to join the city’s most notorious urban dirt bike crew. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Harlem’s Vincent James “Vince” McMahon Founder Of WWE

Vincent James “Vince” McMahon, better known as Vince McMahon, Sr. (July 6, 1914 – May 24, 1984) was an American professional wrestling promoter. 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…

Marc “The Raz” Rasbury: Their Legacies Were on the Lines

The NFL gave us one of the great sports days in quite some time this past Sunday. The NFC Championship game went into overtime and the AFC title game at least should have. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Liberation Bookstore Owner in Harlem Una Mulzac Passes

In the 1980s and ’90s, the New York City Department of Sanitation gave Una Mulzac as many as 50 summonses — she did not count them because she had no intention of paying them — for refusing to sweep 18 inches into the street in front of her bookstore. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…