Op-Ed: The Pros And Cons Of OJ: Made in America

By Eartha Watts Hicks, Harlem World magazine editor-in-chief

Congratulations to Brooklyn resident, producer/director Ezra Edelman and to his partner in film, producer Caroline Waterlow. OJ: Made in America (filmed for ESPN) is the winner of the 2017 Oscar for Documentary (Feature). Continue Reading →

Post Sanctuary City: Comptroller Scott Stringer Insists He Stands With New Yorkers (Update)

By Eartha Watts-Hicks

New York, NY: A Sanctuary City. How concerned should we be should newly inaugurated president, Donald Trump be allowed to make good on his threats to withdraw federal funding from all so-called sanctuary cities, cities that refuse to comply with last Wednesday’s executive order? Continue Reading →

Eartha’s World: Pop Up Genius, National Double Dutch League 2016 In Harlem (Photography)

By Eartha Watts Hicks

2016 marks the 25th Anniversary of the National Double Dutch League and Lauren Walker, league president and daughter of NDDL founder David Walker, received a proclamation from the office of Mayor Bill deBlasio, whereas he proclaimed December 4th in Harlem in New York to be ‘Double Dutch Holiday Classic Day.’  Continue Reading →

Eartha’s World: Radio Show Host Keri Singleton Releases “Idol” Novel (Update)

keri-singleton1By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Keri Singleton is a longtime resident of Harlem. His Keri’s Korner Radio Show currently airs live on Mondays at 8:00 pm (EST) on F.L.O. Empire Radio and is syndicated on Wednesdays at 10:00 pm (PST) on One West Radio.   Continue Reading →

Eartha’s World: “Hidden Figures” A Must See

hidden-figuresBy Eartha Watts Hicks

To those who have not experienced discrimination, accounts of what the experience is like might seem like an old, sad song. 2016 might seem like a new day steeped with possibilities and opportunities. Continue Reading →

PLUS Means More For The Holidays At JCPenney

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

What’s to do when JCPenney decides to introduce a holiday plus size line? Join and enjoy the party?

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Review: “The Last Dragon, An Autobiography,” From Hollywood To Harlem

tamiak in harlem1By Eartha Watts-Hicks

A nineteen-year-old becomes a teen hearththrob overnight. Before this, the Los Angeles born, Harlem raised Taimak already had life challenges to cope with. And now, catapulted into stardom and celebrity, he experiences culture shock. Continue Reading →

Harlem/Havana At Gracie Mansion In New York City

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On Thursday, July 14, 2016, for the first time since the sixty-year trade embargo had been lifted, ambassadors and representatives from Cuba visit the United State, New York City and the home of Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

Behind-The-Scenes With Taimak: The Last Dragon In Harlem

IMG_9087On Monday, June 27th, 2016, we posted a story by author and editor-in-chief, Eartha Watts-Hicks titled Kicking It With Taimak: The Last Dragon based on Taimak Guarriello life.

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Harlem Remembers Prince, The Beautiful One (updated)

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Thousands gather at Harlems State Office Building on Monday, April 25th for a memorial celebrating the home going of music icon Prince. Continue Reading →

Raine Every Tuesday in Harlem

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“When you release your fears and pursue your passion, doors begin to open,” says Raine Torre, performer and host of Soul 4Real Tuesdays Live Music & Open Mic Night, a weekly talent showcase. Now held at Nabe, a quaint Japanese restaurant in Harlem, her music showcase reintroduces 90s music to a loyal following in this new millennium. Continue Reading →

Beverly Johnson Launch “The Face That Changed It All “

johnson2By Eartha Watts-Hicks

On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, my cousin, Leslie Faulkner (Beverly Johnson fan) and I attended Beverly Johnson’s launch of her new book The Face That Changed It All at the Museum of the City of New York, New York City. Continue Reading →

Eartha Watts-Hicks Wins Columbia SBDC Business Pitch Competition

Columbia-CBS-Fall-2015-Pitch-Competition-2015 sliderAnother milestone for Eartha Watts-Hicks, owner of Earthatone Enterprises and Earthatone Books, independent publisher of LOVE CHANGES, and WEAVER by Miriam Kelly Ferguson. Continue Reading →

Bourbon Tasting And Book Signing With Author Edward Cozza At The Ritz

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Walking across the threshold into the swank ambiance of the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, I already felt spoiled. Continue Reading →

Join The Live HW Podcast Reading With Eartha Watts-Hicks On The Danny Tisdale Show

Eartha Watts-HicksJoin Eartha Watts-Hicks as she reads from her book Love Changes during the HW Podcast Reading live on the The Danny Tisdale Show, Wednesday, July 15th at 2 pm to 2:30 pm EST during the Harlem Book Fair 2015. Continue Reading →