Harlem Cultural Festival, “The Black Woodstock,” Harlem, New York, 1969 (Video)

The Harlem Cultural Festival (also known as Black Woodstock) was a series of music concerts held in Harlem in New York City during the summer of 1969 to celebrate African American music and culture and to promote the continued politics of black pride. Continue Reading →

Happy Easter Harlem

We at Harlem World Magazine wish each and everyone of you to have a Happy Easter in and/our out of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Jesse Gray, Harlem Civil Rights Leader And Politician, 1923 – 1988

Jesse Gray, May 14, 1923 – January 2, 1988, was an American civil rights leader and politician from Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlemite Lionel McMurren, Educator, AIDS Activist And History Maker, 1925-2012

Lionel McMurren was born in Harlem, New York, on October 21, 1925. At the age of two, his mother died and he was raised by two aunts in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and also by a great aunt in New York. Continue Reading →

Development Permits Filed For Affordable Housing Building In Inwood

Permits have been filed for a 14-story affordable housing building at 4784 Broadway in Inwood, New York (north of Harlem) reports New York Yimby. Continue Reading →

Concert “Composers From Centroamérica” At City College’s Aaron Davis Hall In Harlem

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists presents “Composers from Centroamérica,” at City College’s Aaron Davis Hall, in the Marian Anderson Theater in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The Old Bang Gasoline Station At Morningside And 124th Street In Harlem, 1940’s

A beautiful black and white photograph (looking south) of the old Bang Gasoline Station between 123rd and 124th Streets and Morningside Avenue in Harlem, New York, we think the photograph was taken sometime around the 1940s. Continue Reading →

Allergy Season Set To Hit NY Hard This Spring From Harlem To Hollis

Spring 2019 is predicted to be hell for allergy sufferers – and the misery is starting soon reports Patch. Continue Reading →

‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy, Harlem, New York 1911

At the turn of the century, boxing was huge in Harlem and this 1921 Exhibit Supply Company Boxing Postcard proves it of ‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →