David Barclay Moore’s ‘The Stars Beneath Our Feet’ Explains A World Of Harlem

In David Barclay Moore’s stunning debut novel, The Stars Beneath Our Feet, 12-year-old Harlem resident Lolly Rachpaul is about to endure his first Christmas without his older brother, who died months earlier in a gang-related shooting. Continue Reading →

Check Out The Upcoming Events This October 2017 At The Schomburg In Harlem

Our friends at the Schomburg wanted us to let you know that the fall season at the Schomburg is well underway. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave André De Shields And Others At Drama Book Shop 100th B’day Celebration

The Drama Book Shop, the premiere performing arts book shop in the country, currently located at 250 West 40th Street in NYC’s theatre district, will commemorate its 100th birthday with an all day celebration on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 open to the public.  Continue Reading →

Fox News Personality Who Lives In Harlem Can’t Shake Her Creepy Stalker (Update)

An ABC radio host and Fox TV host and legal analyst is fighting off an obsessed stalker who won’t stop sending and personally delivering creepy gifts and cards to her, police sources said Monday. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Schomburg Center Reno Is Nearing Its End

Curbed reports that the two-year renovation of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is nearly complete, new construction site photos by Field Condition have revealed. Continue Reading →

Al “Hirschfeld’s Harlem,” A Rare Picture Window Into Harlem Renaissance

Now in paperback! Decades before the PBS documentaries, before Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Hirschfeld and many, many more went to Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “The Plot To Hack America” By Malcolm Nance

In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization’s computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0. Continue Reading →

Celebrating Khary Lazarre-White’s Debut Novel “Passage” At Harlem Arts Salon

Passage tells the story of Warrior, a young black man navigating the snowy winter streets of Harlem and Brooklyn in 1993. Continue Reading →

We Look Forward To “My Soul Looks Back” By Jessica B. Harris In Harlem

Jessica B. Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college professor Sam Floyd, as well as friendships and chance encounters with cultural icons James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Nina Simone. Continue Reading →

Literacy Across Harlem March, Book Drive, And Community Celebration

Join the Literacy Across Harlem March, Book Drive, And Community Celebration and bring (1) a favorite book in order to #RockThoseReads (carry reading materials publicly to show your reading pride) and (2) a new or like-new children’s book to donate to a homeless shelter in Harlem.

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“Living In America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem & Modern Housing” Show Opens In Harlem

“[easyazon_link identifier=”B00137GFC6″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Living in America[/easyazon_link],” a phrase written on wooden panels traveling with the model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City (1929–58), evokes a question that preoccupied architects and planners throughout the mid-twentieth century: How to live together? Continue Reading →

That Is My Dream! A Picture Book Of Langston Hughes’s “Dream Variation”

Langston Hughes‘s inspiring and timeless message of pride, joy, and the dream of a better life is brilliantly and beautifully interpreted in [easyazon_link identifier=”0399550178″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Daniel Miyares[/easyazon_link]’s gorgeous artwork [easyazon_link identifier=”0399550178″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]That Is My Dream[/easyazon_link]! Continue Reading →

8 Ways To Make More Time For The Most Important Things in Your Life

One of the most common lines that people love to use: “I wish I had more time.” Maybe it’s more time to spend with family or friends; more time to exercise and eat healthy; or more time to go back to school. Continue Reading →

Between The Lines: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward At The Schomburg

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward will discuss her new novel Sing, Unburied, Sing. Ward grapples with the ugly truths at the heart of the American story, and the power and limitations of the bonds of family. Continue Reading →

A Book Sheds Light On America’s Problem With White Supremacy

It took Donald Trump two days to condemn the white supremacists who held the recent alt-right rally in Charlottesville that resulted in the death of civil rights activist Heather Heyer. Continue Reading →