HW Pick: Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, And Other Docs At Swann Galleries

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana, featuring powerful ephemera both painful and uplifting from oft-overlooked chapters of American history. 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…

“The Watermelon Woman,” At The Schomburg In Harlem

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Schomburg Center is proud to present a 20th anniversary screening of Cheryl Dunye’s groundbreaking film, The Watermelon Woman, which in 1996 became the first feature film by a queer African-American woman. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Harlem’s Arthur Miller “The Greatest Playwright Of The 20th Century,” 1915 – 2005

Arthur Asher Miller, October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005, was an American playwright, essayist, and figure in twentieth-century American theater. 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…

Holland Challenges Perkins For Harlem Primary Seat

Union organizer Marvin Holland, the runner up in Tuesday’s special election for the District 9 City Council seat, has confirmed to Gotham Gazette that he will mount a challenge against the winner Bill Perkins when the seat is up for grabs again later this year. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

Upcoming Events At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

Just so you can start planning ahead as the holidays approach, check out these Schomburg events for the end of November and early December 2016. 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…

Op-Ed: What Colin Kaepernick Protest Accomplished

By Michael McQuillan Police shootings, school segregation and inner city economic deprivation demand frank talk and hard work across the color line.  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.…

Harlem And Other Writers Invited To ‘Made in NY Writers Room’

Nearly three months after the death of a bill meant to incentivize television productions to hire minority writers and directors, the city has launched a fellowship program aimed to attract writers from diverse backgrounds. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, And Spy In Harlem NY 1920’s

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈboːnhœfɐ]; 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, key founding member of the Confessing Church and Harlemite in the 1920’s. 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…

The Harlem “Genius” Charles Alston New York 1900’s

Charles Alston was a renowned African-American artist of the early 1900s. Not only was he a revolutionary painter, but he was a sculptor, a muralist and also a very influential teacher. 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…

A New Community Rose Grows in Harlem

Water surrounds it. The East, Harlem and Hudson Rivers form its boundaries, but Harlem is transcendent. For generations, this neighborhood has been the spiritual center of African-American and Caribbean life in the United States. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Best Places For Public Art In Harlem

What topped our best public art in Harlem list? Well, as usual our “crack” team of public art lovers across our platforms let us know their best places for incredible public art in Harlem. Hit the flip to check out the places in Harlem that made the cut. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Mayor de Blasio: Harlem, Is The Soul of Our City

By Mayor Bill de Blasio Where does the soul of our city reside? Amid all the pressures and all the change in our neighborhoods, what do we—what can we—protect? 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.…