History Of A Song, “Underneath The Harlem Moon,” By Harlem’s Mack Gordon (Videos)

This post has very little to do with authenticity, I’m afraid. It’s more about race, irony, and the way a song’s meaning changes over time. Become an Harlem World Insider Continue Reading →

UMe Announces Global Deal With Sofa Entertainment For ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ Catalog

Nearly 50 years after Harlem’s Ed Sullivan, wrapped his show, The Ed Sullivan Show’s final episode and charmed TV viewers for the final time on Sunday night June 6, 1971. Continue Reading →

REWIND 2018 Film Series Fashioning A Future At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center and the division for Moving Image and Recorded Sound have a rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of, or featuring black talent from across the African Continue Reading →

Diva Sara Lou Harris, Columbia Grad And The First Black Model To Be Featured In A National Ad Campaign

Sara Lou Harris was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina in 1926 to a house painter and a cotton mill worker. Carter died December 16, 2016. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Fabulous Harlem Legend Leslie Uggams Named Emmy TV Legend (Video)

Tony and Emmy Award-winning star of stage and screen [easyazon_link identifier=”B000002Z3C” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Leslie Uggams[/easyazon_link] (Hallelujah, Baby! and The Leslie Uggams Show) has joined the ranks of Emmy TV Legend as Continue Reading →

Harlem Lyricist, The Legendary Mack Gordon, 1904 – 1959

Mack Gordon (right), born Morris Gittler, June 21, 1904 – February 28, 1959, was an American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration: Screenings And Conversation With Walter Mosley

Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist Continue Reading →