Barbershop Books Presents Fresh Fade Comedy Fundraiser 2017 In Harlem

Want to support early childhood literacy while having a few laughs? Barbershop Books presents Fresh Fade Comedy fundraiser hosted by founder Alvin Irby in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s James Baldwin (1924 – 1987)

james baldwinJames Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. Continue Reading →

Dutch New York Histories: Connecting African, Native American, And Slavery Heritage In Harlem

Dutch rule in New Amsterdam and New Netherland (1609-1664) was short in comparison to other colonial empires, but it has had a lasting cultural impact seen in present-day street names, cities monuments, and more. Continue Reading →

Tips For Harlemites Heading To Outdoor Destinations

As the summer travel season kicks in, many Harlemites head to outdoor destinations that bring them into contact with wildlife they don’t normally encounter back home. Continue Reading →

“Weary Kingdom,” Book Signing & Reading With DéLana R. A. Dameron In Harlem

In this new collection of poems, [easyazon_link identifier=”1611178096″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Weary Kingdom[/easyazon_link], DéLana R. A. Dameron maps a journey across emotional, spiritual, and geographic lines, from the familiarity of the honeysuckle South to a new world, or a new kingdom―Harlem. Continue Reading →

2 Ways Google Is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help

Last week, Harlem-based publisher and founder of AALBC.com, Troy Johnson wrote an article titled 2 Ways Google is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help, asking the question:

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Children’s The Summer Book Giveaway 2017 With Barbershop Books In Harlem

Some childrens families have little-to-no access to books during the summer months and lose a significant amount of what they learned during the school year. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Eartha Watts-Hicks Talks Books On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Listen to Harlem author of Love Changes and Editor-in-Chief of Harlem World Magazine, Eartha Watts-Hicks with host Danny Tisdale on the best show in HarlemThe Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Ways Of Grace,” Harlem’s James Blake New Book

Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s bestselling memoir Days of Grace, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides. Continue Reading →

Oprah Recommends Harlem Author Imbolo Mbue’s Book, Behold The Dreamers

We all know Oprah picks great books for her book club. (Last year, she selected Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.) Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Fans, There Are Hogwarts In Harlem

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the United Kingdom exactly 20 years ago today, which is sort of scary. Continue Reading →

100th Anniversary Of Harlem’s Hubert Harrison’s Founding Of The “New Negro Movement”

By Jeffrey B. Perry

One hundred years ago, on June 12, 1917, Hubert Harrison founded the Liberty League of Negro-Americans at a rally attended by thousands at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 52-60 W. 132nd Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Black Publishers And Authors Awards Winner At The Book Expo 2017

Seitu Oronde was at The Book Expo 2017, event on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at Jacob Javits Center, New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Sheila E. On Political Album, Prince And Performing At The Apollo In Harlem

Sheila E. is booked. The Grammy-nominated performer is keeping busy by recording two albums, performing shows around the country and working on a documentary. Continue Reading →

Behold The Literary And Visual Genius Of Harlem Students!

Total Equity Now encourages you to behold, be inspired by, and celebrate the literary and visual genius of Harlem’s young people. Continue Reading →