Thw Mayor Moves to vacate judge’s Stop-frisk Decisions

Attorneys for New York City asked a federal appeals court Saturday to vacate a judge’s orders that require the police department to change its stop-and-frisk practice that critics argue unfairly targets minorities. 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…

Souleo: LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross Find Meaning

When actresses LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross finished reading the script for two-time Oscar nominee John Sayles’ new film, “Go For Sisters,” they immediately knew they wanted to be cast in it since they appreciated the script’s sensitivity in dealing with issues of sisterhood and race. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

HW Questionnaire: K Black Is Back

Harlem World Magazine caught up with K Black as he talked about working with Shyne (Bad Boy), Lil’ Wayne, TOTAL, Jaheim, Hezekiah Walker’s and Liz Black, having music in the family, starting his own label and his upcoming new CD Marva. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

HW Pick: The Lonely Guy

When Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by exploiting every connective tool of the national social and electoral network—would run his White House in sharp contrast to the bunkered, hunkered-down George W. Bush. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Duke Ellington Trio, 1966 (video)

The performance by Duke “The Duke” Ellington Trio in 1966, after rocking Harlem for decades, during this timeline Ellington was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Music, in 1965, but was turned down. Then 67 years old, he reacted: “Fate is being kind to me. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

Malcolm X Kin Sue To Stop Diary Publication

Malcolm X always loved a good fight – and now his children are in one over yet-to-be published diaries by the late civil rights leader nearly five decades after his assassination. 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…

Yolande’s Yard: Farmigo in Hamilton Heights

By Yolande Brener Farmigo is a new company providing local farm fresh food with flexibility. Unlike with CSAs, Farmigo members can change their orders every week, take a break when they want, or even just order once. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

Maya Angelou Calypso Signed Poster

A Maya Angelou ‘Calypso’ Festival poster autograph with Geoffrey Holder’s performance. 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…

Yolande’s Yard: ‘Birth of the Living Dead’

By Yolande Brener For a documentary about a zombie movie, Birth of the Living Dead is full of life. Packed with archival footage from the 60’s, interviews with writers, filmmakers and producers, and clips from Night of the Living Dead, the surprises keep coming right until the end. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

The National Action Network Boycott Kanye Apparel!

Via EurWeb The National Action Network of Los Angeles, a leading national civil rights group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton calls for a national boycott of hip hop superstar Kanye West new clothing line featuring the confederate flag symbol. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Visually Speaking: The Image as a Catalyst for Social Change

Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. Visually Speaking: The Image as a Catalyst for Social Change This installment of Visually Speaking—our photographic conversation series—will feature the following accomplished photographers: Ming Smith, Leroy Henderson, Jules Allen, and Beuford Smith. Moderated by Grace Anieza Ali, founder, Of Note Magazine, and curated by Terrence Jennings. Become a Harlem Insider!…

Rev. Lisa Jenkins Baptist Church First Female Pastor

She’s making history in Harlem. Rev. Lisa Jenkins has been elected the first female pastor in the 88-year history of St. Matthews’s Baptist Church. 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…

The New Mayor of New York … the New New York ….

Mr. Bill De Blasio takes over as mayor in New York City steps into Mikes shoes as he steps down after three terms. 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…

Diddy Gets Birthday Shout Out From Family And (Girl) Friend

Bad Boy bossman Diddy celebrated his 44th birthday this week and he was showered with loads of love from the likes of his official girl Cassie and his sons Christian and Quincy. 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…

Sharpton Demands Profiling Guarantee From Macy’s

The Rev. Al Sharpton said he and other civil rights leaders had a “brutally honest” meeting Monday with the CEO of Macy’s over racial profiling, and demanded that the department store lay out how they will guarantee the practice doesn’t happen before the holiday shopping season begins. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…