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Harlem’s ‘One Righteous Man’ By Arthur Browne

arthur browns bookAn early reader of this portrait of Samuel Jesse Battle harkened back to the Old Testament, verse three of Psalm 106: “Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!” Continue Reading →

Prep Kids Home Alone For Summer Burglary Season In Harlem

homeinvasionBy: J. Hart, Force Training Institute

Nearly 2 million home burglaries are reported in the United States each year, the majority of these burglaries occur in the summer months and the fact that More People Shot In Harlem So Far Then All Of Last Year for 2015. Continue Reading →

NYC Department of Ed Pre-K Waitlists For Harlemites

harlem search school nyc1On June 29th, pre-K waitlists are opening today! The NYC Department of Education is trying to make it as easy as possible for every family from Harlem to Hollis to find a great program and register their child. Continue Reading →

First HW Talk Series Launches Successfully

Panel TalkingBy Hadasah Ingrid

Harlem World Magazine has officially launched its first ever “HW Talk Series” just recently on June 17th at the Raw Space in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Duke Ellington And The Harlem Renaissance, 1930’s

duke ellingtonA photograph of the very elegant of Duke Ellington, in this charming signed image reads in his personal inscription, “to the Most Charming Miss Alice Dixon Best Wishes Duke Ellington”, 1930’s. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Is Preservation Elitist?

IsPreservationElitist_HeroWhile many of New York’s designated historic districts are known for their grand architecture (such as Brooklyn Heights and the Upper East Side), an increasing number of others – including Tin Pan Alley, Flushing, Weeksville, and Chinatown– are famed for their distinctive cultural character.  Continue Reading →

More Uptown Bounce To The Ounce In Harlem

UB_Calendar_ImageEl Museo del Barrio and the Museum of the City of New York present the second edition of Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104 & Fifth, a FREE joint series featuring musical performances, gallery talks, art-making workshops, renowned DJs, festive summer drinks, local food vendors, and more. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: New York City’s Slave Market

indexOn a recent NYPL blog post it stated that on June 27, a plaque marking the site of New York City’s main 18th-century slave market was unveiled in Lower Manhattan by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →