We Did It! The J. Marion Sims Will Be Removed On Tuesday! #NotOurHero

After years of community action, including public protests, 26K+ petition signatures, defacement with paint, and a near decapitation, the J. Marion Sims statue is finally coming down! We congratulate everyone involved in this effort! Support Harlem Continue Reading →

Planned Parenthood Of NYC Joins Call To Remove Dr. J. Marion Sims Statue

When images of white supremacists taking the streets in Charlottesville first surfaced, thousands of New Yorkers participated in rallies to condemn the hateful actions and rhetoric of white supremacist groups. Continue Reading →

The Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Who Experimented On Slaves Is Defaced And More

Gothamist reports that as the mayor’s office begins its “90-day review of all symbols of hate on city property,” some may be too restless to wait for official action. Support Harlem World Continue Reading →

Support Removal Of The Harlem Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Experimented On Enslaved Black Women

IN an e-mail from East Harlem Preservation: Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank you. __________ Our campaign to remove the statue of  J. Marion Sims—a white southern doctor who experimented Continue Reading →

Join A Panel Discussion Regarding The Statue Of J. Marion Sims An “Medical Apartheid” Doctor

East Harlem Preservation invites you to attend an in-studio panel discussion regarding ongoing efforts to remove the statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims from its Fifth Avenue location. Support Harlem Continue Reading →

Hoofers Club Harlem NY Late 1919

The Hoofers Club was an African-American entertainment establishment and dancers’ club hangout in Harlem, New York, in the early- to mid-twentieth century. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank Continue Reading →

The Hoofers Club In Harlem, 1930’s

The Hoofers Club was an black entertainment establishment and dancers club hangout in Harlem, NY, in the early to mid twentieth century. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank Continue Reading →

Adelaide Louise Hall’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank you. __________

Expansion, World Premiere, Alvin Ailey Reaches New Heights This Season

This fall, Ailey announces exciting highlights and achievements: a new wing will allow for more classes for students of The Ailey School and Ailey Extension at New York’s largest building Continue Reading →

De Blasio Taps Harlemites And Others To Consider Controversial Statues’

NY Daily News reports that Mayor de Blasio named a committee Friday to address how the city should deal with the sordid histories of hundreds of statues, plaques, obelisks and other Continue Reading →

The Groundswell Behind The “Future, Past, Present Day We Find A Way,” Mural In Harlem

As seen in the protests in Charlottesville and the subsequent removals of Confederate statues like the Dr. J. Marion Sims statue in East Harlem and across the nation, art is Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Remove Confederate Symbols From Federal Public Land

By Reps. Adraino Espaillat and Dwight Evans  Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank you. __________ The Confederate Battle Flag is one of the most controversial symbols from U.S. history, Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Rally To Remove Offensive Statue

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and community leaders today rallied outside Central Park to demand the New York City Parks Department remove a patently offensive statue. Continue Reading →

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory Passes, 1932 – 2017

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. Support Harlem Continue Reading →