The Legendary American Negro Theater In Harlem, NY, 1940 To Mid-1950s

The American Negro Theater (ANT) was formed in Harlem, New York on June 5, 1940, by writer Abram Hill and actor Frederick O’Neal. 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…

Harlem’s Camille Yarbrough And Others Win The Lorraine Hansberry Award

On Tuesday, May 24, The Lorraine Hansberry Awards, presented by Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith and Woodie King, Jr., New Federal Theatre Artistic Director, will honor five women: Micki Grant, Lynn Hamilton, Shauneille Perry, Dr. Glory Van Scott and Camille Yarbrough. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

HW Pick: Woodie King’s “In White America” On Off Broadway

Woodie King Jr’s New Federal Theatre  rare presentation of historian Martin Duberman’s acclaimed 1963 drama In White America, a documentary play about the history of Blacks in America from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement starring Art McFarland, at the Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street, until November 15. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Souleo: Why Danny Glover continues to support Venezuela

You can’t tell, Danny Glover who he can talk to. That’s the gist of what the critically acclaimed actor said during an interview at Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre (NFT) 44th anniversary gala in New York City this past weekend. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

The Lafayette Theater And Harlem’s Tree Of Hope

The Lafayette Theatre The Lafayette Theatre, also known as “the House Beautiful,” was an entertainment venue located at 132nd Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem, 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 World Magazine. (You…

Canada Lee Born in Harlem (video)

Lee was born as ‘Leonard Lionel Cornelius Canegata on March 3, 1907 in Harem, New York City. He was raised by his West Indian parents in Harlem, NY. 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.…

Adams Pledges To Make NYC The Top Women-Forward City In The U.S.

NYC Mayor Eric Adams today unveiled, “Women Forward NYC: An Action Plan for Gender Equity,” a more than $43 million investment aimed at making NYC a national leader on gender equity. 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…

Bayard Rustin, Harlem Legend In Social Movements For Civil Rights, Nonviolence, And Gay Rights, 1912 – 1987 (Video)

Bayard Rustin, March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987, was a Harlem leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights. 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…