HW Pick: 30th Anniversary DJ Celebration With Afrika Bambaataa And More

b3d25a59-8769-4ea7-a6d3-ff3092138536Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the “Grandfather,” “Godfather,” and “The Amen Ra,” of Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound. Continue Reading →

Oprah Presents Seven-Night TV Event “Belief”

©Diane Allford_3956This fall, Oprah Winfrey presents the landmark television event “Belief,” a week-long documentary series airing over seven consecutive nights that depicts how people with a wide range of beliefs search for deeper meaning and connection with Harlem World and the world around them. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Free Opening Of The High Bridge

the high bridge in uptownJoin NYC Parks for The High Bridge Festival at Highbridge Park, on both the Manhattan and Bronx sides of the Harlem River! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Firefight: the Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest”

ffirefighter book finalAs racial unrest gripped the nation last summer after a white cop fatally shot an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, a startling fact emerged from the chaos: the Ferguson police department had only three black officers out of a force of 50, serving a city that’s 67% African-American. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Leaders Honored At One Hundred Black Men Golf Event

one hundred black men golf eventOne Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York will host its Eighth Annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 3 at the Forest Hill Field Club, 9 Belleville Avenue, Bloomfield, New Jersey. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 20th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day 2015

Arthur_AsheIt’s back! That’s right the 20th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess. The stadium show will include live performances from Rolling Stone “Artist You Need to Know” Bea Miller, “hip-pop” duo Kalin and Myles, Flo Rida protégé Natalie La Rose, MTV’s “Artist to Watch” Jacob Whitesides and chart-topping pop-rock act American Authors. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: VIPs Celebrate Sports History At Original Tee Golf Classic

Wendell Haskins - Beverly Johnson - Amari Tigress Avery - Lee Elder - Roland MartinYesterday, the Original Tee Golf Classic held its16th tournament at Wild Turkey Golf Club in Hamburg, N.J. Over 250 VIPs from various industries participated in the all-day event which honored golf legend Lee Elder for breaking the color barrier at the Masters Tournament in Augusta, GA forty years ago.

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HW Pick: The Rise Of Sneaker Culture Gets Old Old School

3.-All-Star-Non-Skid-From-Converse_4000W_700_499From their modest origins in the mid-nineteenth century to high-end sneakers created in the past decade, sneakers have become a global obsession. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYC Dept of Cultural Affairs Announce Tania Bruguera As Artist-in-Residence

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NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Nisha Agarwal announced that internationally acclaimed artist Tania Bruguera will serve as an artist-in-residence for one year at MOIA. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The TIF Illumination Project In Chicago

tifOur friend Tom Tresser, Lead Organizer in Chi-Town reached out to Harlem World Magazine asking us to be a part of the Indiegogo campaign to keep the TIF (Tax Increment Financing) Illumination Project alive. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Great American Dance Inaugural Screenings Announced

LCatM0vies200pxby200pxLincoln Center at the Movies, the new cinema series recently announced by Lincoln Center in partnership with Fathom Events, will open in fall 2015 with Great American Dance presenting performances by four of America’s leading companies. Continue Reading →