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…

HW Pick: Conversations With ‘Car Wash’s Michael Schultz

The Museum will be hosting director Michael Schultz (Cooley High, Car Wash) on three consecutive Sundays to discuss different aspects of this work. 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…

Silicon Harlem’s Youth Education & Career Conference 2.0

By Diane Allford On Saturday, August 8th, Silicon Harlem and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, held the Youth Education & Career Conference 2.0 for teens and young adults. 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…

Harlem’s Vicki Sue Robinson 1954 – 2000 (video)

Vicki Sue Robinson (May 31, 1954 – April 27, 2000) was an American theatre and film actress and singer, closely associated with the disco era of late 1970s pop music; she is most famous for her 1976 hit, “Turn the Beat Around.” Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

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…

Sylvia’s Tren’ness Woods-Black Talks Harlem’s Vibrant Future

At midafternoon on a cold late-winter day, Tren’ness Woods-Black is perched at a table at Sylvia’s  in Harlem, eating cornbread and sipping hot tea, and insisting that I order a sweet tea. (“Welcome to soul,” she says.) Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

The Renaissance Theater And Casino, Harlem NY, 1923

If one walks along Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (aka Seventh Avenue) in Harlem today, they will see, for the first time in over 90 years, a vacant lot on the east side of the thoroughfare between West 137th and West 138th Streets. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

City College Student Connie Lok Does More In Harlem

Habitat For Humanity posted a story today on Connie Lok, she is the City College Harlem Campus Chapter President. 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…

Manhattan North Management and Tahl Propp Equities Sponsor Harlem Week

Manhattan North Management Co., Inc (MNMC), the management division of Tahl Propp Equities (TPE), one of the City’s largest community-based owners, operators and developers of affordable housing,… 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…