Marcus Garvey Park, The Home Of “Black Woodstock,” Snake Hill And More In Harlem

Marcus Garvey Park (formerly and also named Mount Morris Park) is a 20.17-acre park on the border between the Harlem and East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

To Be Young, Gifted And Black During The Harlem Cultural Festival In Harlem, NY, 1969 (Video)

The Harlem Cultural Festival (also known as Black Woodstock) was a series of music concerts held in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Questlove To Direct Documentary ‘Black Woodstock’ About 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival

Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove, is set to make his feature directorial debut on the documentary film “Black Woodstock” about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. Continue Reading →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Nina Simone Sings “Ain’t Got No…I’ve Got Life” In Harlem (video)

nina simonaGreat footage of legendary Nina Simone at the historical 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival that took place in Marcus Garvey Park during the summer, only months apart from the inaugural Woodstock concert. Continue Reading →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!