Souleo: More Than Enough White Children’s Books?

A young boy fights bullying while celebrating Basant, a springtime kite-flying festival in “King For A Day.” A group of kids transform their bodies into the letters A-Z in “AFRO-BETS Continue Reading →

Books: The Tastemaker, Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America

The Tastemaker explores the many lives of Carl Van Vechten, the most influential cultural impresario of the early twentieth century: a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer Continue Reading →

Books

1. AALBC.com 2. African University Book Store 3. Bohemian Botanic & Book Store 4. Harlem Book Fair 5. Harlem Writers Guild 6. Mosaic Books 7. Muhammad Know Thyself 8. Uptown Continue Reading →

AERIN Contributes New Books to Youth in Harlem, NY

First graders from Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy I in New York City received brand-new books of their own today, thanks to the generosity of lifestyle brand AERIN and its Continue Reading →

NBA Star Dwyane Wade Signs as Hue-Man Bookstore And MIST Harlem Partner

Miami Heat all-star guard Dwyane Wade is coming to Harlem on September 5th to sign his book “A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball”. Share

Hue-Man Books Closes: Harlem Responds

Ten-year-old Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue (between 125th and 124th Streets) is the latest bookstore to close its physical space in order to reinvent itself. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Abdul-Jabbar Spreads Wide Wings

Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar proved to be an ultimate winner during his Hall of Fame career but for the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, missing out on a chance to be Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Tom Bullock’s ‘The Ideal Bartender’ Offers Words of Advice

In 1913, former President Theodore Roosevelt, countering a report that he was frequently drunk, testified in a libel suit that one of the few drinks he had had since leaving Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Michelle Obama: A Life,” By Peter Slevin

Born January 17, 1964-less than six months after Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington-Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama was raised on the South Side of Chicago, where her father (who Continue Reading →