Clarice Taylor, From The New Girl From Harlem, To The Huxtables, Into A Legend

Clarice Taylor, September 20, 1917 – May 30, 2011, was an American stage, film and television actress. Born in Buckingham County, Virginia but raised in Harlem, New York, Taylor was best known for her recurring role Continue Reading →

TV One Presents “A Different World” 30th Anniversary Marathon

TV One will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the premiere of “A Different World” with a 14-hour marathon on the same date the series launched, Sunday, September 24 at 10 Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Women to Win a Championship At Wimbledon

Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Donald McKayle, One Of The First Black Men Of Modern Dance

Donald McKayle, July 6, 1930 – April 6, 2018, was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and writer best known for creating socially conscious concert works during the 1950s Continue Reading →

The Radicalization Of Ray Richardson: Suspicion Still Surrounds Death of Black Activist TV Producer

(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →

NYC’s Gregg Bishop And Writers Guild Of America East To Celebrate The Success Of Made In NY

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop …

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.

Black Star News Annual Awards To Honor Rangel, Dinkins, And Others

The Black Stars News 2015 Annual Awards Dinner will honor Mayor David Dinkins, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Yvette Clarke, R. Donahue Peebles, Barbara Arnwine, Inez Barron, Sabrina Lamb, Dr. Rudy Continue Reading →

Interview: Apollo Theatre Employee Mary Flowers

Mary Flowers Harlem World Magazine celebrates Black Music Month with Mary Flowers, who has worked at the World Famous Apollo Theater since the mid- 1980’s.