“A Better You” With Rev. Michael Walrond Jr., And More In Harlem

Tolbert and others in harlemA Better You, the series of wellness, inspirational events, is coming to Harlem in June. The events, specially designed for the African-American community, aim to help seniors and their caregivers understand Medicare and their health care coverage options through a celebration of wellness. Continue Reading →

Dione Warwick, Melba Moore, Charles B. Rangel And More Celebrate Harlem’s Black Nuns’

nuns5The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of Black nuns in the United States, was preparing to phase out in 2014. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Finds Inspiration From Malcolm X In Harlem

mayorb ill de blasio in harlemNY Post reports that Mayor de Blasio told a packed Harlem church Sunday that he took the inspiration for adopting his mother’s maiden name from the “Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Continue Reading →

“A Miracle In Harlem,” By Shirley Caesar 1997 (video)

shhirley caesar a miracle in harlemTodays Christian Music wrote an article about A Miracle in Harlem 1997 as “…a song that typifies a signature Shirley Caesar performance, offering an energetic, stylistically broad concert with full band.” Continue Reading →

George Wilson Becton The “Dancing Evangelist” Of Harlem 1925-1933

harlems george wilon becton1George Wilson Becton was born in Clarksville, Texas, and died in 1933. He was also known as The “dancing evangelist” of Harlem was considered the “first of the colorful cult leaders in Harlem” in the 1930’s. Continue Reading →

LGBT Group Raises Funds To Purchase Atlah Church In Harlem

manning church in harlem via googleLess than two weeks after the ATLAH church, home of virulently anti-LGBT Rev. James David Manning, announced it had been foreclosed and was being put up for auction. Continue Reading →

HCCI Honors Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King In Harlem

12410512_977257268979858_5643846681790144587_nPlease  join Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) for a special General Assembly meeting and Prayer Breakfast celebrating the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King on Friday, January 22, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12 noon.  Continue Reading →

No End Yet To Battle Over Upper West Side Church Conversion

361-CPWWill the former First Church of Christ Scientist in New York City at 361 Central Park West become condominiums? We still don’t know. But we do know many in the community don’t want the conversion and at least one pastor wants to preach there. Continue Reading →

Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic In Harlem N Y 1946-1959

harlem lefargque centerOn March 8, 1 946, the Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic at the St. Philip’s Church in the basement, at 134th Street and Seventh Avenue, a small outpatient facility run by volunteers, opened in Central Harlem.

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Rejoice Concert With Cissy Houston At St. Paul Baptist Church In Harlem

CissyHouston2Produced by Harlem World Magazine arts and culture writer Claude Jay, join us at for the Rejoice  Concert, at St. Paul Baptist Church, Sunday, December 6 @ 3 PM. Continue Reading →