Must Have: Photo Art Tablebook By Monica Rich Kosann

By Eartha Watts-Hicks Photographers have a knack for capturing beauty. What better way to capture beauty than to offer a table book with NBC Today Show’s host Tamron Hall as the face of the art? Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Underground Books Host Jackie Robinson Poetry Day In Harlem

By Marc W. Polite On Saturday, September 3rd, Underground Books in collaboration with QBR (qbr.com) held the first annual Jackie Robinson Poetry Day at the Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem. 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…

Review: “The Last Dragon, An Autobiography,” From Hollywood To Harlem

By Eartha Watts-Hicks A nineteen-year-old becomes a teen hearththrob overnight. Before this, the Los Angeles born, Harlem raised Taimak already had life challenges to cope with. And now, catapulted into stardom and celebrity, he experiences culture shock. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Harlem/Havana At Gracie Mansion In New York City

Text by Eartha Watts-Hicks and photographs by Seitu Oronde On Thursday, July 14, 2016, for the first time since the sixty-year trade embargo had been lifted, ambassadors and representatives from Cuba visit the United State, New York City and the home of Mayor Bill de Blasio. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Behind-The-Scenes With Taimak: The Last Dragon In Harlem

On Monday, June 27th, 2016, we posted a story by author and editor-in-chief, Eartha Watts-Hicks titled Kicking It With Taimak: The Last Dragon based on Taimak Guarriello life. 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.…

E. Lynn Harris: Remembering His Writing…Just As It Was

By Eartha Watts-Hicks In the early nineties, long before the term “down low” was ever coined, Invisible Life (and soon after, Just As I Am) caught the attention of readers everywhere. 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…

Sponsored Love: Love Changes Free Kindle Offer For Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day, Mother’s & Children!   Love Changes is a Mother-Daughter story. And in celebration of Mother’s Day, Today, I am offering the first 41 chapters of this saga Free for Kindle lovers. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Harlem Remembers Prince, The Beautiful One (updated)

By Eartha Watts-Hicks Thousands gather at Harlems State Office Building on Monday, April 25th for a memorial celebrating the home going of music icon Prince. 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…

Harlem World Reading Series Team Talk Books On Harlem World Radio

Join authors Eartha Watts-Hicks, JP Howard, CC Minton, emcee Dontre Conerly and organizer Yolande Brener as they talk to Danny Tisdale on The Danny Tisdale Show on Harlem World Radio Podcast about the upcoming Harlem World Reading, Part One event. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Beverly Johnson Launch “The Face That Changed It All “

By Eartha Watts-Hicks On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, my cousin, Leslie Faulkner (Beverly Johnson fan) and I attended Beverly Johnson’s launch of her new book The Face That Changed It All at the Museum of the City of New York, New York City. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Harlem Artist Nicole Goodwin Performs At United Nations

By Eartha Watts-Hicks Writers stay encouraged, having the courage to share “this” gift…can take you to amazing places. The gifted and multi-talented artist, Harlem’s Nicole Goodwin, is being featured this week at a presentation at the United Nations (Yes, during the General Assembly), performing before, with, and amongst royalty and heads of state. Become a Harlem…

Taye Diggs’s A Drag In Hedwig And the Angry Inch

By Eartha Watts-Hicks It’s 2015, 20 years post To Wong Foo, and I found myself, dragging myself to the Belasco Theatre to see another famous, gorgeous brother in drag. 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…

Listen To Harlem Authors Live On The HW Podcast Reading

Join us for our first HW Podcast Readings from Harlem authors as they read live from their books on The Danny Tisdale Show from Tuesday, July 14th to Friday, July 17th, 2 pm to 2:30 pm EST during the Harlem Book Fair 2015. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

In Harlem And the South Bronx, A Whole Lotta Readin’ Goin’ On!

Love books? Love reading? Love learning? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, the four family-friendly events below–the Bronx Book Fair, Literacy Across Harlem Day, La Casa Azul Bookstore’s three-year anniversary fiesta, and their 3rd Annual Visit Your Harlem Library Day–will bring you great joy. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…