UMEZ Announces New President & CEO, Blair Duncan

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone’s (UMEZ) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Blair M. Duncan as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Support Harlem World Magazine, free Continue Reading →

New York Urban League Fabulous 53rd Annual Frederick Douglass Awards (Red Carpet)

Commemorating the achievements of past, present and future, the New York Urban League celebrated its 53rd annual Frederick Douglass Awards on Tuesday, May 15th at Pier Sixty in Manhattan. Support Continue Reading →

New Season Of ‘Claws’ Returns On TNT

Claws follows the rise of five treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisans of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures. Continue Reading →

New Online Tool Shows How New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Fare On Health Metrics

A new population health tool debuts today, offering researchers and policymakers in New York City and 499 other urban centers nationwide a window into how its residents fare on a variety of Continue Reading →

New Design For Condo In Mount Morris Landmark District In Harlem

NY Yimby reports that developer Daniel Kimya will reveal a host of new design concepts and revised layouts for 110 West 123rd Street in a Landmarks presentation scheduled for later today. Support Continue Reading →

Centers Health Care Is First New York State Sponsor For Walk To End Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce that Centers Health Care is the first New York State sponsor for all Walk to End Alzheimer from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Support Continue Reading →

New York City Launches First Blockchain Initiatives

Kicking off CoinDesk’s annual flagship Consensus conference as the opening keynote, NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett today announced plans to plant a flag in New York City’s growing blockchain Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Small Business Expo 2018 At Jacob Javits In New York City (Photographs)

On Friday, May 4, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Small Business Expo 2018 at Jacob Javits in New York, NY. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank you. Continue Reading →

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 →

Staten Island Gets A New No. 2 Cop And A Top NYPD Official From Harlem

SILive reports that should a terrorist plot ever take aim at Staten Island, the borough couldn’t ask for a more experienced tandem at the helm. Support Harlem World Magazine, free Continue Reading →

The Animated Harlem Fave Tommy Davidson Is In Living Color On New Comedy Tour

Just when nostalgia for “reunion shows” is hitting an all-time high, a priceless live tour is coming to the east coast next month with four of the all-time favorite comedic Continue Reading →

The Fabulous New York Center For Children 23rd Annual Spring Benefit (Photographs)

The New York Center for Children (NYCC) hosted a highly successful 23rd Annual Spring Celebration Benefit on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Clement Restaurant at The Peninsula New York Continue Reading →

New Harlem Renaissance Organic T-Shirts

Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank you. __________ Get one or two or all three of our new organic Harlem Renaissance “Glitterati,” “Mahogany Millionairess,” and “Dark Tower” t-shirts based on a A’Lelia Walker’s Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Seniors, New York City Is Proud Of Your Hard Work (Spanish)

By Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank you. __________ This week, high schools across the five boroughs have been celebrating College Decision Day.

Mayor Bill de Blasio Makes Two New Appointments

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Nisha Agarwal as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Phil Thompson, to advance the Administration’s recently announced DemocracyNYC initiative. Continue Reading →

Success Academy Charter Schools To Get New Chairman For Schools From Harlem To Hollis

Patch reports that a financier will take over as chairman of Success Academy, New York City’s largest charter school network, this summer following racially charged remarks by the current chair. Continue Reading →

Touro College Appoints Dr. Jacob Easley II New Dean Of Graduate School of Education

Dr. Jacob Easley II was appointed  Dean of the Touro College Graduate School of Education, Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank you. __________