Touro College In Harlem Graduates Fifth Class At The Apollo

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) conferred diplomas upon 135 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree on June 2 at an eclectic ceremony, filled with awards and accolades, alongside advice for newly-minted doctors embarking upon top-flight residencies throughout the United States. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Harlem’s Keith Wright To Announce Bid For Rangel’s Seat

In an emailed advisory on Friday, Assemblyman Keith Wright of Harlem announced he will kick off a campaign to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress next year at a prayer breakfast in the Bronx on Saturday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

In A Dance Class Harlem’s Rangel Sits And Reflects

In 1950s Harlem on a Sunday afternoon, Alma Carter arrived at the Savoy Ballroom in a mauve-colored strapless ball gown. “I wore a tiara with diamonds,” she said, quickly adding, “Not real diamonds.” 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 Students Win O’Melveny & Myers New York Scholarship

On Tuesday, May 19, 2015 the 13th Annual O’Melveny & Myers LLP New York scholarship ceremony honored an extraordinary group of NYC public high school students with inspiring stories to tell, including three from Harlem’s Thurgood Marshall Academy. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Harlem Book Fair Authors Discuss Race On C-Span’s Book TV

Coinciding with the surge of awareness around the killings of unarmed black men, Pamela Newkirk (pictured), author of Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, and author Sherilynn Ifill (On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the 21st Century), a regular political and election night commentator on both national and local television. Become…

Classic Latin Jazz Lives in Harlem With Yosvany Terry

Aimed at guiding patrons through themes of discovery, understanding and cultural celebration, City College Center for the Arts (CCCA), presents a concert that brings together traditional and contemporary music. 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…

The Apollo Announces 2015-16 Season In Harlem

The Apollo Theater today announced its 2015–2016 season, encompassing world premieres, commissions, and collaborationswith world-class performing arts institutions and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres— from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Five Years At The 5 And Diamond In Harlem

By Albert Trotman Looking through the glass front of the restaurant 5 And Diamond it’s easy to get a sense of the warm friendly atmosphere inside.  The restaurant is small and intimate with a pleasing décor that is not pretentious at all.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Fresh Eyes / Harlem Digi Tour Part Of Frieze Week 2015

Public art in Harlem is the best of both world, art and Harlem. Public Art Curator Savona Bailey-McClain is presenting Fresh Eyes, an exclusive, site-specific Harlem Digi-Tour for Frieze Week 2015. 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…

Harlem’s Basil Smikle Jr., New Ex. Director Of State Dem Party

Former Gov. David Paterson, the chairman of the New York State Democratic Party, announced today that Basil Smikle Jr., a top Democratic consultant, will become the new executive director of the party. 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…

Hip-Hop’s Past On Display in New Photo Exhibit

By Souleo When photographer, Joe Conzo reflects on hip-hop’s early days one word comes to mind: innocence. During the late 1970s he began to document the birth of hip-hop 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…

Adam Bailey Brings His Legal Swagger To Harlem

Adam Leitman Bailey’s birth certificate indicates that he is barely middle aged. His physical stamina indicates that he is barely 25. His accomplishments and legal expertise indicate that he is a man 30 years his senior. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…