Seitu’s World: 61st Annual Equal Opportunity Dinner At The Marriott NY (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Harlem photographer Seitu Oronde headed downtown for all the best behind the scenes shots from the National Urban league’s Harlem Renaissance inspired 61st Annual Equal Opportunity Dinner where the stars came out to shine at the Marriott Marquis in New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Fashion Designer B Michael And Mark-Anthony Edwards Honored

Shenandoah University’s Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business proudly presented the 2017 Shenandoah University Entrepreneur of the Year Award to B Michael and his life partner Mark-Anthony Edwards, co-founders of b michael AMERICA. Continue Reading →

Harlem Faves Larenz Tate And Erica Ash to Host 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash will host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night for Harlemites of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. Continue Reading →

Lapidus Center Announces 2017 Harriet Tubman Book Prize Winner

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is delighted to announce that David Wheat’s Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 is the winner of its second annual Harriet Tubman Prize. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Group Assistance To Honor Community Leaders

West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. (WHGA), a leading community based development corporation, will be hosting its annual awards gala on October 26th 2017, to celebrate leaders who have impacted the development of the West Harlem community and beyond. Continue Reading →

Biles, “Big Papi”, Wambach, Mourning, Taylor, Wambach, Estefan At Great Sports Legends Dinner

Harlem World Magazine loves a good cause, and on Monday, September 25, 2017, the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis had its 32nd Great Sports Legends Dinner Red Carpet at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. Continue Reading →

49th NAACP Image Awards New Date In 2018

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and TV One, a television network dedicated to the best of black culture and entertainment, today announced that the 49th NAACP Image Awards will be nationally telecast live on TV One on Monday, January 15, 2018. Continue Reading →

Harlem Street Renamed After Baseball Legend One-Time Harlem Resident Willie Mays

A street in Harlem, New York now bears the name of Willie Mays, one of the most legendary baseball players of all time. Continue Reading →

Church Of Scientology Harlem Awards Community Leaders

The Digital Journal reports that the Church of Scientology Community Center of Harlem and the Church’s Volunteer Ministers paid tribute to the dedication of humanitarian workers who risk their lives in the line of duty. Continue Reading →

Grammy Award-Winner Darius Rucker To Sing National Anthem At Presidents Cup 2017

When the 2017 Presidents Cup begins in less than two weeks, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty and just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan,… Continue Reading →

Congratulations To New Heritage Executive Artistic Director Jamal Joseph

Jamal Joseph Executive Artistic director/co-founder of IMPACT REPERTORY THEATRE has been named the 2017 recipient of the Paul Robeson CITATION AWARD by Actors’ Equity Foundation and Actors’ Equity Association. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s H&M Honored Rita Ora With The First Variety And H&M Conscious Award 2017

On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, Variety in partnership with H&M (located at 125th Street ad Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., was) honored [easyazon_link identifier=”B008LV05EG” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Rita Ora[/easyazon_link] for her outstanding philanthropic work with the first ever Variety and H&M Conscious Award at the 2nd annual Power of Young Hollywood event. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious.” Continue Reading →

Join The Reunion Celebration Of The Riverton Houses’ 70th Anniversary In Harlem

During the summer of 1972, a group men and women who spent a significant part of their childhood and adolescent years in the Riverton Houses in Harlem decided to have an old-timers basketball reunion in the Riverton Playground. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton And Others Honored At The FACE List Awards Gala

Pan-African Media Company Face2Face Africa has officially announced the honorees for the 2017 FACE List Awards taking place on Saturday, July 15th, 2017 in New York City. Continue Reading →