Harlem’s James Baldwin delivers earth shattering speech with Harlem as his starting point in talking about all black folks at Cambridge University during a debate with William F. Buckley in 1965.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of James Baldwin, the France-based nonprofit association Les Amis de la Maison Baldwin announces plans to award to an emerging writer a one-month fellowship in Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
By Diane Richard As a black girl growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the 1960’s, I was mesmerized whenever I saw James Baldwin on television, a dark skinned “Negro” man Continue Reading →
This is “James Baldwin,” T-shirt is one of our favorites with a white t-shirt and a high resolution drawn image by visual artist Danny Tisdale from the Harlem World Gear.
James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.
As the Schomburg continues to celebrate the timeless brilliance of literary icon James Baldwin, and their recent acquisition of his personal papers in our collections, they invite you to revisit this moving Continue Reading →
Join us for a conversation on James Baldwin and the influence of The Fire Next Time with literary guests and photographer Steve Schapiro, moderated by Kevin Young, Director of the Continue Reading →
The works of James Baldwin are coming home. The personal archive of the Harlem native, literary icon and civil rights leader has been acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, (and the first day of every month) is Literacy Across Harlem Day, a day on which Total Equity Now encourages all Harlemites, east to west, Continue Reading →
Novelist, playwright, and essaying James Baldwin on the street of his hometown in Harlem, New York, June 3, 1963.
Back in 1989, the 16mm version of James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket received stellar reviews and awards. Now considered a documentary film classic, the original Baldwin film has Continue Reading →
A curated selection from the Shop Harlem store, it’s a first edition of A Rap On Race, a book by Margaret Mead and Harlem man James Baldwin, and signed by the brilliant James Baldwin.
Photographs by y Seitu Oronde James Baldwin, a Harlem native who died in 1987, would have turned 90 on Saturday. Among the many tributes in a year in which his Continue Reading →
James Baldwin ‘Go Tell It On The Mountain’ a signed photo of the author. Own a rare signed copy of the book here.
James Baldwin’s “The Negro Protest,” the book is a signed autograph copy by the author during the 1960’s.
With the Zadroga bill’s two critical programs – the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund – set to expire in October 2015 and Continue Reading →
Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 is an American autobiographer and poet who has been called “America’s most visible black female autobiographer” by scholar Joanne M. Continue Reading →
Written and directed by director of “I’m Not Your Negro,” about Harlem’s James Baldwin Raoul Peck, “The Young Karl Marx” follows a 26-year-old writer, researcher and radical named Karl Marx Continue Reading →
At the Shop we curate one-of-kind items from the world of Harlem. Don’t forget to check out our Harlem World Gear here. Here are our most recent curated portfolio: _____________________________________ “James Continue Reading →
Twenty Two West or “22 West” was the name of the Harlem Restaurant – Bar – Jazz Club – Gallery & Banquet Room, that was located at 22 West.135th Street, Continue Reading →
OWN’s Benjamin Patterson, Frank Ocean, Meagan Goode, Miss Jay Alexander and many other stars come out with a Harlem state of mind of support to shine a light on the LGBT community Continue Reading →
Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Brooklyn-based festival to showcase films produced, directed and written by women of color — turns 20 year Continue Reading →
Jessica B. Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college Continue Reading →
Respect Magazine reports that this female Harlem artist is making noise. [easyazon_link identifier=”B01EVDP26S” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Crystal Caines[/easyazon_link] is an engineer, producer and rapper that is pushing forward while standing out as Continue Reading →