Harlem’s Rice High School May Close In June

The Rice High School Board of Directors announced that it is pursuing several options to ensure that the school can continue to offer young men a Catholic, college preparatory education in central Harlem. Due to a confluence of factors, Rice High School is presently at-risk of closing in June 2011, at the conclusion of its…

Ten Questions For Harlemite Mike Tyson

Former heavyweight champion and Harlemite resident “Iron” Mike Tyson discusses fear, love and his new Animal Planet series Taking On Tyson. Tyson remains the youngest man ever to capture the heavyweight crown, which he won at the age of 20. Mike was asked 10 questions by fans who e-mailed there questions to Time Inc. VIDEO…

Walter’s World: Ailey ll NY Performances April 6- 17

By Walter Rutledge Ailey ll will present their spring 2011 season at the Ailey Citigroup Theater from April 6-17. The 250-seat state of the art theater is in the Joan Weill Center for Dance, the home of the Ailey School, located at 405 W. 55th ( the corner of 9th Avenue). VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate,…

My Cancer: Only A Small Part Of My Life II

I’m Still Here! My 1st article for Harlem World My Cancer: Only a Small Part of my Life was in October 2009, when I was into my 5th month living with brain cancer. Here’s a brief recap before I get into what’s been going on. I had surgery to remove the bulk of the tumor;…

Dining With Miss Lil: “Restaurant Week”

By Lil Nickelson “Restaurant Week” is held at different times and locations throughout the U.S. It showcases and promotes the finest food in eateries in each geographic region. You can enjoy creative, fresh three course meals from the area’s best restaurants for a fixed price. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations…

‘Dreams’ By Saun ”Poet”

Dreams do come true they really do. Where do we begin and where will we end? If I were a mere drop of rain I would hope to fall upon a brightly colored flower disperse myself across the beauty of its color. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for…