The Apollo Goes Global

Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater may finally be realizing its potential. The storied music venue is transforming itself into a multidisciplinary performing-arts center with global reach that could rival such competitors as New York City Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Souleo: Black Fashion Designers Need Help Too

In the past few years the lack of diversity on fashion runways has garnered mainstream attention through activists such as legendary model, Bethann Hardison. 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…

Incarcerated Harlemites Can Earn A College Degree

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new statewide initiative to give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to earn a college degree through funding college classes in prisons across 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…

Daniel Beaty “Transforming Pain to Power” in Harlem

Drawn from Playwright/Actor, Director/Producer & Author Daniel Beaty’s powerful, true journey from a childhood rife with poverty, incarceration, addiction, and rage to the successful adult life he has achieved, the award winning performer, writer, and motivational speaker presents the tools that readers need to overcome any obstacle and tap into their full capabilities.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

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…

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Launches Business Mentor NY

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the official launch of Business Mentor NY, the State’s first, large scale, hands-on mentoring program geared to help entrepreneurs and small businesses across New York State overcome challenges and spur growth. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

The Niggerati Manor In Harlem

The Niggerati was the name used, with deliberate irony, by Wallace Thurman for the group of young African American artists and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance. “Niggerati” is a portmanteau of “nigger” and “literati”. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Gov Coumo Budget Presentation, January 1st, 2014 (full video)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today delivered his 2014 Executive Budget address, outlining a disciplined and innovative plan that allows for tax cuts that will create jobs, grow the economy and provide much-needed relief for struggling families. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

John E. (Jack) Nail, Harlem Real Estate Mogul

John E. (Jack) Nail, a successful Harlem realtor, was born in New London, Connecticut in 1883.  His parents, Elizabeth and John B. Nail, moved to New York City where the senior Nail bought a hotel, restaurant, and billiard parlor after working for a time in a gambling house. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Flip Flop?

Melissa Mark-Viverito was for charter schools in her East Harlem district — until she hungered to become the next City Council speaker, critics charge. 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…

Squatter’s Shacks, West Harlem,1933

A photograph of the Harlem Squatter’s shacks, near 100th Street on the West side in Harlem, NY, during the great depression around 1933. 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…

President Clinton Swears In Mayor Elect de Blasio And More

Bill de Blasio, who campaigned on a progressive agenda that he said would narrow the widening gap between the rich and poor in the nation’s largest city, was sworn in Wednesday as New York’s 109th mayor. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

USPS Raises Postal Rates

To welcome in the New Year in Harlem with the Postal Regulatory Commission’s decision to approve an “exigent rate increase” on postage for First Class Mail and Standard Mail. 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…