St. Philip’s Church In Harlem, 1940’s (video)

Since 1809, St. Philip’s Church-through its clergy and congregation, its tradition and service, its goals and dreams has been an institution of major spiritual and civic importance in the Harlem community. 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…

Walter’s World: Creative Outlet (with video)

By Walter Rutledge Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet Dance Company is one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1994 Creative Outlet is a dance company, which has performed nationally and internationally, a school that has an outstanding track record of developing professional artists, an Arts-in-Educations programs that has provided arts programming in over forty inner-city schools,…

Church of the Master, West Harlem, 1930’s

The Church of the Master opened as the Morningside Presbyterian Church in November 1893. William C. Haskell designed a little Victorian style building in orange brick in a neighborhood called Harlem of recently built brownstones opposite Morningside Park. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Harlemite Sammy Davis, Jr., “The Candy Man” (video)

Samuel George “Sammy” Davis, Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he also had many acting roles on stage and screen, and was noted for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Harlem Gas Station To Become Mixed-Use Development

A former BP gas station in Harlem has been plucked by the New York City Economic Development Corporation for development as a mixed-use project with more than 50 apartments. 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 Questionnaire: Ms. Drama, Harlem’s Drama Queen

The onetime intern sports reporter and almost weather reporter in Atlanta has transformed herself into one of the best gossip writers in the business. 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…

Souleo: Why Iyanla Vanzant doesn’t feel need to forgive DMX

While this time of year calls for giving thanks, spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant is focused on forgiveness with her new interactive self-help book FORGIVENESS: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything. 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…

Judges Decline to Reverse Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

A federal appeals panel on Friday denied a request by lawyers for New York that it overturn a judge’s sweeping ruling on the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices, all but ending the Bloomberg administration’s ability to legally challenge the ruling. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

The Harlem Grandmaster And His Karate Kids (video)

A Harlem story about Harlemite Sam McGee: 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 this field blank.By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails…

Birmingham Traveling Civil Rights Exhibit Debuts at the Apollo

Mayor William Bell and the City of Birmingham get ready to open the 2013 Civil Rights Traveling Exhibit, Birmingham: The Movement that Changed the World, in New York City at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Apollo Theater Winter 2013/2014 Events

Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland  Saturday, December 14, 2013  2:00 p.m.-6 p.m. Under the Apollo’s iconic marquee, Coca-Cola will offer a variety of holiday-themed activities and performances that are free and open to the public.  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 Humanitarian: How To Help Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

We’ve posted a list that CNN has compiled a pretty comprehensive list of orgs on the ground and how you may make a donation or to contact them: The stories coming out of the Philippines are unimaginable. Rushing water and wind tearing children away from their parents’ arms. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Souleo: LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross Find Meaning

When actresses LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross finished reading the script for two-time Oscar nominee John Sayles’ new film, “Go For Sisters,” they immediately knew they wanted to be cast in it since they appreciated the script’s sensitivity in dealing with issues of sisterhood and race. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…