“Queen of Katwe” With Lupita Nyong’o Makes All The Right Moves (Video)
A Generous Investment From VH-1 Save The Music & TYLENOL® Brings Classical Music To Harlem School
Get The “Amsterdam News, At 126th Street,” Harlem USA (Photograph) At HW Collection
Sean “Diddy” Combs And Others Receive 2016 Triumph Award Hosted By Tichina Arnold (Photographs)

Apollo Late Nights New Season Kicks Off With Def Jam Collaboration, Comedy & More

harlem-perfoamnce-at-the-apolloThe Apollo Theater today announced details for its Late Nights at the Apollo 2016-2017 Fall/Winter lineup. Presented on the Apollo’s intimate soundstage, Late Nights at the Apollo includes the Theater’s groundbreaking Apollo Music Café and its newest initiative – Apollo Comedy ClubContinue Reading →

Harlem’s Samuel Riley “Silent Sam” Pierce, 1922 – 2000

New York City -- Donald S. Stralem, Chairman of the New York City USO Committee, announces that Judge Samuel Riley Pierce, Jr. of the Court of General Sessions has accepted his invitation to serve as a member of this Committee. January 05, 1960. (Photo by Barney Stein/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)

Samuel Riley Pierce, Jr., September 8, 1922 – October 31, 2000, was a Harlemite who was Ronald Reagan‘s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from January 23, 1981 until January 20, 1989. Continue Reading →

Harold Jackman, The Most Handsome Man In Harlem 1920’s-1930’s

harlem jackmanIf you scan the index of any reputable book on the Harlem Renaissance, you should find at least one listing for Harold Jackman.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: African American Day Parade In Harlem

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Photographs By Seitu Oronde

This year African American Day Parade, celebrated 47 years. The parade route was on Adam Clayon Powell Jr. Blvd. from 111th Street to 136th Street in Harlem, New York.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Hidden Figures,” By Margot Lee Shetterly

hidden-figures-book1Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Around The Way Girl: A Memoir’ By Taraji P. Henson

taraji-henson-book-cover1From Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Taraji P. Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth. Continue Reading →

Must See, Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton Presidential First Debate

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After more than a year of campaigning, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will finally share the stage Monday, September 29th, 2016, night in Hempstead, New York for the first of three US presidential debates. NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt will moderate. Continue Reading →

A Guide On What To Do If You’re Stopped By The Police In Harlem

nypd-badge1Harlem World Magazine read the What To Do If You’re Stopped By The Police article on the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) website and thought the timing might be right to post them on the site. Continue Reading →

London: Malan Breton London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017

melon7Malan Breton just sent us these fabulous showcased Spring/Summer 2017 men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collections on Sunday, September 18th, 2017, at the Freemason’s hall during London Fashion Week. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Hilary Clinton Or Donald Trump? (Poll)

trump-and-hillaryWith the presidential election right around the corner (November 8, 2016 – General Election Day), we thought we would ask you Harlem influencers who are you going to vote for Hilary Clinton Or Donald Trump?
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