Girl Code, The Journey From Average Teens To Powerhouses

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere from Harlem to Hollis, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. Continue Reading →

Brenda Braxton’s “The Little Black Book Of Backstage Etiquette,” The Perfect Read For 2018 (Updated)

We love nominated for a Tony Award and Grammy award winner Harlem lady Brenda Braxton, and we think her book The Little Black Book of Backstage Etiquette, is perfect for anyone who have family or friends in the business, this makes a wonderful post holiday stocking stuffer. Continue Reading →

12 Lessons On ‘How To Win Friends & Influence People’ By Dale Carnegie From Warren Buffett

We love this article because Dale Carnegie stayed at the YMCA Harlem that informed his book “How to Win Friends & Influence People,” and Warren Buffet’s broad knowledge of business and his open view of the world. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Holds First Annual Holiday Book Drive For Pediatric Emergency Room Patients

The pediatric emergency department of NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem and a number of community-focused partners have launched the first annual holiday book drive for pediatric emergency department patients. Continue Reading →

Exclusive Lost Interview With Lolita Files “Who Killed Tupac?” Author

Back in July 2017, Harlem World Magazine, created an email interview with Lolita Files, shortly after the interview it was lost, and yesterday we found the interview. Continue Reading →

The Atlas Of Beauty, Women Of The World In 500 Portraits From Harlem To Harare

Since 2013 photographer Mihaela Noroc has traveled the world with her backpack and camera taking photos of everyday women to showcase the diversity of beauty all around us. Continue Reading →

“Thanks, Obama,” Is All About Obama’s Hopey, Changey White House Years

More than any other presidency, one time Harlem resident Barack Obama’s eight years in the White House were defined by young people – twenty-somethings who didn’t have much experience in politics (or anything else, for that matter), yet suddenly found themselves in the most high-stakes office building on earth. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Troy Johnson At AALBC Talks Bestselling Books September/October 2017

In the recent issue of the AALBC E-Newsletter, owner Troy Johnson talks about the Bestselling Books for September/October 2017, reporting that the fiction category was dominated by Sadeqa Johnson’s novel Second House from the Corner, which tops our bestsellers list for the 2nd straight period. Continue Reading →

Dale Carnegie Discovered “How To Win Friends And Influence People” In Harlem, 1911

Dale Harbison Carnegie (/ˈkɑːrnɪɡi/; spelled Carnagey until c. 1922; November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Continue Reading →

Google Celebrates The Life Of Nigerian Author Chinua Achebe

By Eartha Watts Hicks

“A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself.”— Chinua Achebe

Google Chinua Achebe today, and what will you see? How about a vibrant cartoon image in the likeness of Nigerian born author/educator/historian? Continue Reading →

Rocker, Ex- Harlem Teacher Gene Simmons Talks Women, Career And Kids In New Book

In Gene Simmons new book, “On Power: My Journey Through the Corridors of Power and How You Can Get More Power” (Harper Collins, out Tuesday), the 68 year old Kiss bass player, onetime Harlem teacher and vocalist uses his decades of business experience to preach about how to get ahead in the modern world. Continue Reading →

Between The Lines: A Good Cry By Nikki Giovanni Free At The Schomburg In Harlem

The latest poetry collection by Nikki Giovanni, A Good Cry: What We Learn From Tears and Laughter, pays homage to her personal memories of family, friends, and students who have shaped her life and ruminations on aging. Continue Reading →

Harlem And Hacks, The Inside Story Of The Break-ins And Breakdowns By Donna Brazile

Hacks, from Donna Brazile, former DNC chair and legendary political operative, an explosive and revealing new look at the 2016 election: the first insider account of the Russian hacking of the DNC, the missteps by the Clinton campaign and Obama administration that enabled a Trump victory and a book dedication to “Harlem’s finest, my aunt Lucille.” Continue Reading →

What Might James Baldwin Say?

By Diane Richard

As a black girl growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the 1960’s, I was mesmerized whenever I saw James Baldwin on television, a dark skinned “Negro” man with piercing, animated eyes, exuding the confidence and intellect equal to any white person I had ever seen and heard before. Continue Reading →

“The Education Of Eva Moskowitz: A Memoir” By Eva Moskowitz

From Eva Moskowitz, the outspoken founder and CEO of the charter school Success Academy, comes a frank, feisty memoir The Education of Eva Moskowitz. about the rough-and-tumble battles to reform America’s education system. Continue Reading →

A World Of Words, “An Ocean Of Jewels,” And Excerpt From The Novel By Judy C. Andrews

As we celebrate the month of October with the theme of Winter Travel, we reflect on the world politics of language and culture with an excerpt from the novel, An Ocean of Jewels (Harlem Writers Guild Press, 2006), by Judy C. Andrews:
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