Shirley Chisholm’s Harlem Years 1946-1950’s first black woman elected to the United States Congress,

Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. 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…

Fannie Lou Hamer And Malcolm X Speak In Harlem, NY, 1964 (Video)

In December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected through the disfranchisement of black voters. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

NYC Preps For Hurricane Florence From Harlem To Hollis

A flood advisory went into effect Monday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon batter New York City – and what could be a major hurricane prepares to hit further down the east coast. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Aretha Franklin, “The Queen Of Soul,” 1942 – 2018 (Video)

Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer and songwriter. 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…

Harlem’s James Hal Cone, Black Theologian, 1935 – 2018

James Hal Cone, August 5, 1936 – April 28, 2018 was an American theologian, best known for his advocacy of black theology and black liberation theology. 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…

Adam Clayton Powell Jr., The First Black Person Elected to Congress

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972, was an American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives (1945–71). 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’s Native Son, An Interview With James Baldwin, 1962

On the 22nd of November, 1962, as his second novel, Another Country, is about to be published, James Baldwin spoke to The Guardian about his return to New York after nearly nine years in France. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

The Amazing Story Of Michael Hogan, Founder Of Harlem’s Claremont Inn, 1807-1833

Michael Hogan, 1766-1833, was an Irish-born shipowner, East India captain, slave runner, privateer, convict ship captain, involved in the early settlement of Australia, American land speculator. 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…

TV One Presents “A Different World” 30th Anniversary Marathon

TV One will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the premiere of “A Different World” with a 14-hour marathon on the same date the series launched, Sunday, September 24 at 10 a.m. ET. 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…