HW Pick: Black Deutschland, Darryl Pinckney And Zadie Smith

nyply talk cropDarryl Pinckney and Zadie Smith talk about his new work of fiction, Black Deutschland, set in the 1980s, about a young gay black American who flees from his hometown of Chicago to the city of his fantasies: Berlin. Continue Reading →

Between The Lines: Eddie Glaude Jr. And Imani Perry

glaude and perry collage 1Democracy In Black by Eddie S. Glaude Jr., a Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University, is his impassioned response to the reinforced inequality facing Black America.

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Shop Harlem: “Fire!! Devoted to the Younger Negro Artists” (Paperback)

51QKaiI7hoL._UL500_Originally published in 1926, this periodical was re-issued in limited quantity in 1985. Harlemite by Wallace Thurman, Editor and contributor, it contains work by many of the best-known and most celebrated artists and writers of the Harlem Renaissance…. Continue Reading →

How To Make Your First Million, As If It Were Your Second

make moneyExperience Clarifies Lessons For Success, Says Serial Entrepreneur

“If only you’d known then what you know now” is a statement we could all make several times throughout our lives, says serial entrepreneur Parviz Firouzgar. Continue Reading →

Spring 2016 Harlem Adult Education Conference – Request for Workshop Proposals

total equity now in harlemAre you a Harlem-based adult-education instructor, learner, program administrator, or researcher? Continue Reading →

Why Women In Harlem Are Better Investors Than Men

women engagedBy Mark Chandik

When it comes to investing, many women take a stay-the-course approach that research shows can give them an advantage over their male counterparts. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Andrea Lynn Samuels Harlem Book Signing

Andrea Lynn Samuels and Etu Evans

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Andrea Lynn Samuels held her book signing at Harlem’s Sisters Uptown Bookstore on December 11th. Continue Reading →

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Retiring In Harlem

senoirs in harlemBy Stephen Ng

Americans are part of an amazing yet curious phenomenon: most are extremely well-educated in their professions and careers, yet are quite uneducated when it comes to the purpose behind their jobs – money. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Life Of William Grimes, The Runaway Slave (book)

williams grimes book finalLife of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave is the first fugitive slave narrative in American history. Because Grimes wrote and published his narrative on his own, without deference to white editors, publishers, or sponsors, his Life has an immediacy, candor, and no-holds-barred realism unparalleled in the famous antebellum slave narratives of the period. Continue Reading →

Louise Thompson Patterson Harlem New York 1901–1999 (video)

Louise Thompson Patterson4Another great Harlem story. Louise Alone Thompson Patterson, September 9, 1901, was an American social activist and college professor. Continue Reading →