“Shake the Dust” With Fab Five Freddy in Harlem (video)

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Wharton Sports Business Presents Harlem’s “Althea” (video)

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The Garden And GMO OMG Free In Harlem

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We Act invite you to a fun and FREE event:: Summer Movie Nights at the West Harlem Piers Park!

GMO OMG director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice?

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HW Pick: Three Free Screenings Along The Hudson River

BrasslandsPanorama_414x227Films and Arts Brookfield will be co-presenting three free screenings on the Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place (formerly World Financial Center). The screenings will take place July 30th, 31st and August 1st, with live musical performances preceding each of the films. Continue Reading →

Join The ImageNation’s Soul Cinema Café Campaign In Harlem

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Join the Rockethub campaign to raise money for the ImageNation’s Soul Cinema Café so you can say I Love Soul Cinema.

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Nina Simone Tribute At Jackie Robinson Park In Harlem

nina_simoneThe Amazing Nina Simone reveals the real Nina Simone through over 50 intimate interviews with those who best knew the artistry and intentions of one America’s true musical geniuses. Continue Reading →

Francine Everett, “The Most Beautiful Girl in Harlem,” 1940s (video)

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Francine Everett (April 13, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an African-American actress and singer who is best known for her performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts that were created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

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‘Daredevil’ Season 2 Begins Filming In East Harlem

set-pic-destruction-daredevil-tv-series-first-look-at-that-origin-scene-jpeg-94395Onlocationsvacations reports that Today, the Netflix series Daredevil was spotted filming in East Harlem, under its new working title, Ringside. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Vanessa del Rio “America’s First Latina Star” (update)

975c2b2c51e3f172a9c2c9773fd2fbdeVanessa del Rio was born Ana Maria Sanchez on 31 March,1952 and raised in Spanish Harlem, New York, the daughter of immigrants from Cuba and Puerto Rico.

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First HW Talk Film Event Launches Successfully

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Harlem World Magazine has officially launched its first ever “HW Talk Series” just recently on June 17th at the Raw Space in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Marlon Riggs’ Tongues Untied At Maysles In Harlem (video)

tongues-untied_largeTongues Untied is a film essay by Marlon Riggs, a Texas-born African American poet, filmmaker, educator, and gay rights activist. The film, which Riggs describes as his legacy, celebrates black men loving black men as a revolutionary act. Continue Reading →