New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, along with Senator Bill Perkins, Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez, New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, New York City Council Member Laurie Cumbo; New Harlem East Merchants Association (NHEMA) Program Director, Adriane Mack; …
Warm weather and hot tempers led to a series of shootings over the Memorial Day weekend and the violence spilled into the early morning hours of the work week.
Just in our Harlem World Magazine e-mail box, a message from East Harlem City Council and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito offering face-time with constituents:
Last night Harlem resident Gerrard Larriett took home the grand prize at the first-ever “Harlem Demo Day” startup pitch event. The event was hosted by Harlem Garage (where it took place), Silicon Harlem, and Harlem Co-Working Group, with special guest Mike Street acting as the official emcee.
Morehouse College Glee Club, The Cheyney & Lincoln University Concert Choirs By Claude Jay In less than four weeks most college student will take their finals and those who are seniors will prepare for their big day, graduation. For the seniors, they will come to the end of their undergraduate careers.
Okay, you Harlem fans who love the New York Knicks, looks like after a seemingly endless uphill battle to work his way back into the NBA, Lamar Odom is finally seeing a light at the end of the (Lincoln) tunnel.
A true landmark of American cinema and African-American screen representation, Nothing But a Man portrays the poignant relationship between a preacher’s daughter (jazz singer Abbey Lincoln) and a railroad man and single dad (Ivan Dixon).
Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc. (NMF), a non-profit organization that advocates for increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians in the United States.
As we celebrate American history, the Swann Galleries offer us an opportunity to own it. On Thursday, March 27 Swann Galleries will offer a rich assortment of historical material related to the African experience in the Americas in their 19th annual auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana.
In the past few years the lack of diversity on fashion runways has garnered mainstream attention through activists such as legendary model, Bethann Hardison.
According to his own Family Record, Aaron was born 16 October 1787 in Worthington, MA, son of David Clark and his second wife Lydia Benjamin.
By A’Lelia Bundles Langston Hughes called A’Lelia Walker “the joy goddess of Harlem’s 1920s” Whenever I see my grandmother Mae’s 1923 wedding photographs, I can’t help but marvel at the elegance and extravagance.
A New York state parole board agreed Tuesday to release former Tyco chief executive Dennis Kozlowski on parole after more than eight years in prison for his conviction in a $134 million corporate fraud case.
A former Harlem Hospital nurse is suing the city, saying she was forced to work dangerous solo shifts in the psych ward as punishment for repeatedly rejecting a supervisor’s come-ons.
Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an influential jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano, and whose best-known compositions, “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and “Honeysuckle Rose”, were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame posthumously, in…