HW Pick: Ellison at 100: Reading Invisible Man

The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture are pleased to announce a major collaboration celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of America’s greatest writers, Ralph Ellison. On Saturday, March 1, 2014—a century after Ellison’s birth in Oklahoma City—Ellison at 100: Reading Invisible Man will kick…

Puerto Rican Day Parade Leadership Axed

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce Thursday that he is ousting more than half the leadership of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc. for financial mismanagement and is reconstituting its board of directors. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

The 55th Annual NCA 2014 Arts & Cultural Conference

Artist Inge Hardison Join the National Conference of Artists New York (NCA) in celebration of the NCA 55th Anniversary, at their Our Art – Our Legacy Conference in New York.  The event kicks off on February 18 and runs thru the 23rd with events throughout the NYC area.  Check out this year’s events that are free and…

Bill Bratton Begins Shakeup of NYPD Brass

The NYPD shakeup has started. The Chief of Detectives and the head of the Internal Affairs Bureau are being replaced following a series of meetings with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton — two of the most high-profile moves made by the new commissioner, sources told On the Inside. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Farm School NYC Teaching Opportunity!

The good folks at Farm School NYC is looking to fill several teaching positions  For a complete job description and a teacher application, visit the Farm School NYC website. Please apply immediately or forward this email to anyone you know in Harlem who would be a great addition to Farm School NYC’s teaching team. Become a Harlem…

Google Maps Inform Harlemites Of Traffic and Accidents

Click on the map of screen shot above or here to view real time traffic Yahoo.com news reports that in June, Google spent almost $1 billion to acquire a competing mapping app called Waze. Now, in August, it’s starting to put that billion dollars to good use.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Souleo: More Than Enough White Curators

It wasn’t until graduate school that Michelle Joan Wilkinson, director of collections and exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, realized that becoming a curator could be a viable profession. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

Adriano Espaillat State of he Union Address

“For the more than 11 million undocumented Americans desperately seeking an end to our country’s broken immigration laws, the President’s declaration that we can trade gridlock for reform during this ‘year of action’ is a powerful signal that he understands the hardship they are experiencing. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

Souleo: MLK, Redefined As A Politician

As the nation prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, actor Brandon J. Dirden hopes that people will not only remember King as a powerful reverend and activist, but also as an astute politician. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Souleo: Gritty Photo Essay Captures Crack Addiction

Nearly 12 years ago, Sage Gallon was just getting clean after a decade of smoking crack. He’s now reliving those days of substance abuse but this time as a photographer. 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…

Harlem Hospital April 18, 1887

When Harlem Hospital Center opened its doors on April 18, 1887, the physical plant consisted of a leased, three-story wooden building, it was located at the juncture of East 120th Street and the East River. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

St. Philip’s Church In Harlem, 1940’s (video)

Since 1809, St. Philip’s Church-through its clergy and congregation, its tradition and service, its goals and dreams has been an institution of major spiritual and civic importance in the Harlem community. 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…