Harlem is a boxing village, from champion Harry “The Black Panther” Wills, the Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar, to Riddick Bowe’s new food spot. So, it was a no brainer, when we heard about NUVOtv’s premiere of season two boxing docu-series, KNOCKOUT, on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 10:00pm ET/PT. Continue Reading →
Ever since he burst on the jazz scene in the latter part of the twentieth century, the Harlem-based vocalist/guitarist/bandleader/composer Allan Harris has reigned supreme as the most accomplished and exceptional singer of his generation. Continue Reading →
This season, dance prodigy Misty Copeland broke not one, but two major cultural barriers: she became American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American female principal dancer less than a week after being the first black ballerina to star in ABT’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House.
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Today, we have added Harlem retail content to our Shop Harlem tab (http://harlemworldmag.com/?page_id=46309) on our website offering Harlem Books, Music, Photographs, Movies, Clothing, Posters & Prints, Classical Music, DVD, Collectibles and Art curated from Amazon’s database and loaded for your viewing pleasure (see image). Continue Reading →
You already know that libraries are nowhere close to becoming obsolete — despite the fear-mongering you might see in some news outlets. Continue Reading →
A great photograph of a man walking on Lenox Avenue (we’re not sure of cross street) in Harlem, NY 1918. Continue Reading →
Reverend Al Sharpton, President and Founder of Harlem based National Action Network (NAN), and NAN leadership this week will bring together members of Congress and the Administration, policy experts, and civil rights leaders and partners for this year’s NAN Legislative and Policy Conference. Continue Reading →