West Harlem’s Arthur Asher Miller 1915 – 2005

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was a prolific American playwright, essayist, and prominent figure in twentieth-century American theatre. Among his most popular plays are All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953) and A View from the Bridge (1955, revised 1956). Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Harlem’s Milton ‘Mr. Television’ Berle 1908 – 2002

Milton Berle (July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedianand actor. As the host of NBC’s Texaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as “Uncle Miltie” and “Mr. Television” during TV’s golden age.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Harlem’s Opera Singer Martina Arroyo – The Other One

Martina Arroyo, (born February 2, 1937), is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s. 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 Health Department Recognizes World Aids Day

The Health Department today released its 2014 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, which shows that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low, and, for the first time, includes data on HIV/AIDS among transgender New Yorkers.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Harlem Artist Paul Meltsner, New York 1905–1966

Paul Raphael Meltsner (1905–1966) was an American artist who was widely recognized for his Works Progress Administration (WPA) era paintings and lithographs, and who was later known for his iconic portraits of celebrities in the performing arts. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

Souleo: How One Organization Is Giving Black Content Creators A Boost

By Souleo If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question fraught with issues of access, economics, and of course, race. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

“Ayanda” At ImageNation’s RAW SPACE In Harlem

Join Reel Sisters For Arrays screening of Ayanda. AYANDA is a coming-of-age story that takes us into a vibrant Johannesburg community alive with love and humor, risk and reward, tragedy and triumph. 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…

HW Pick: Naja’s Empowered Fall “Courtesan” Collection

The folks at Naja to let our Harlem readers about the new official launch of the Naja’s Fall collection, called “Courtesan,” inspired by the French Courtesans of the 1890’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 from Harlem World…

HW Pick: Brooklyn’s Best Honors And Domestic Violence Month

By Keith L. Forests Brooklyn’s Best Honors (BBH) celebrated its first anniversary raising awareness and funding for a worth cause with a turn-up at Bedford Hall. 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…

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Young Women’s Initiative

Today, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council launched the Young Women’s Initiative, a multiplatform coalition aimed at supporting young women in New York City. 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.…

Harlem Dance Pioneer Carolyn Adams Talks In Harlem

Join Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association with Harlem neighbor, dance pioneer and dance educator Carolyn Adams at Mount Morris Talks October 8th in Harlem USA. 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…

Domestic Violence Healing Conference at Harlem Hospital

The statistics are staggering. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S.; 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of physical violence by an intimate partner. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…