Harlem’s Columbia President Nicholas “Nicholas Miraculous” Murray Butler

Portrait_of_Nicholas_Murray_ButlerNicholas Murray Butler, April 2, 1862 – December 7, 1947, was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University in West Harlem, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Continue Reading →

Harlem4Kids Storytime Saturdays At MIST In Harlem

harlem 4 kids 2016Looking something to do with the kids? Well, every Saturday from 9:30am-11:30am, Harlem4Kids has Storytime Saturdays at MIST In Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Take A Free Online Course On Making Comic Books And More (video)

free anumation class1Afew days ago we posted a photo essay by Harlem World Magazine photographer Seitu Oronde titled Seitu’s World: The Black Comic Convention at the Schomburg Center for Research In Harlem. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: College Awareness Day

MS 113 Brooklyn1By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Preparing for college can be stressful for both parents and students. As the first person in my family to go to college, I felt the same anxiety and I know how many of you feel. Continue Reading →

The Athena Film Festival 2016 At Barnard College At Harlem

film fest image in harlemNow in its sixth year, the Athena Film Festival — a celebration of women and leadership—is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership in real life and the fictional world. Continue Reading →

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia

In her first major policy address in New York City New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen EIn her first major policy address in New York City, New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia will deliver her vision for preparing excellent teachers during the Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education Policy. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Moses Reicherson, One On The Finest Linguist In The World 1827–1903

moses reichersonMoses Reicherson, 1827–1903, Hebrew author and grammarian. Reicherson was born in Vilna where he earned his living as a part-time teacher of Hebrew and as a proofreader and editor for publishing houses. Continue Reading →

February Highlights At Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

Sugar Hill Children's MuseumThe Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is the perfect way to celebrate this February with programs from art to storytelling camp. Continue Reading →

“Theater Talks: The Royale” At The Schomburg In Harlem

the royale in harlemThe Schomburg Center is proud to present an evening with cast members McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, and Clarke Peters from Lincoln Center Theater’s upcoming play, The Royale.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris Raphael Cohen 1880 – 1947

Cohen-class1900SMMorris Raphael Cohen (Belarusian: Морыс Рафаэль Коэн; July 25, 1880 – January 28, 1947) was an American philosopher, lawyer, and legal scholar who united pragmatism with logical positivism and linguistic analysis. Continue Reading →