Meet the Trailblazing Black Servicewomen Who Are Embracing Natural Hair in the Military

Vogue reports that in January of this year, the United States Army revised its grooming and appearance regulations, including its ban on dreadlocks for female soldiers. Continue Reading →

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory Passes, 1932 – 2017

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. Continue Reading →

CHULO Underwear S/S 2018 Official NYFW Fashion Show And Fundraiser

CHULO Underwear is pleased to announce its official NYFW show and fundraiser, A NEW DAY, will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, on the second floor of The Ritz Bar and Lounge, 369 West 46th Street, on the famous Restaurant Row in the Broadway Theater District in Midtown Manhattan, NY 10036. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYCEDC And Emerald Expositions Announce NYC’s First Large Scale Virtual Reality Conference + Expo

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Emerald Expositions, the largest trade show organizer in the U.S., today announced plans for the first large-scale Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) conference in New York City: NYVR Expo. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: French Montana “Unforgettable” Featuring Swae Lee (Video)

Why do we love this video? It shows that the global reach of a music created right here in Harlem is worldwide – as we say from Harlem to Harare.

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Rachel Lindsay + Fiancé At Build

Rachel Lindsay may not have found a lasting relationship on “The Bachelor,” but the beautiful attorney from Texas did win over audiences with her bright smile and laid-back Southern charm and was back on track to find the right partner. Continue Reading →

David Alan Grier Talks “Snap Decision” At Build

Created by veteran producer Scott St. John and hosted by [easyazon_link identifier=”B01MQJR7YU” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]David Alan Grier[/easyazon_link], “Snap Decision” puts preconceptions, first impressions and gut instinct to the ultimate test. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Golf’s Battle For Equality Features Renee Powell And Other Accelerators (Video)

Driving Change – Golf’s Battle for Equality was presented by Sarah Mulkerrins in the lead up to the 2017 US Women’s Open Golf at Trump National. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: They’re Here! Farm School NYC Courses Applications Are Now Open

It’s that time of year again! Interested in learning more about farming and food justice, or know someone who is? Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Check Out Crystal Pepsi Throwback Tour With Busta Rhymes, Mark McGrath And Salt-N-Pepa

Remember the Crystal Pepsi that briefly ruled the early ’90s? Well it’s officially making a comeback, with Pepsi celebrating the mysteriously clear drink with a fun tour. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Toscha Comeaux Performs At Brownstone Jazz Fest In Brooklyn

Come out to see Jazz Soloist, Toscha Comeaux, in Brooklyn, NY at the Brownstone Jazz Fest and Fish Fry on Friday, July 21st, 2017, and Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, as she brings the Jazz straight from Vegas. Continue Reading →

Oprah’s “A Wrinkle In Time,” Is Right On Time (Video)

If you’re hearing the sound of a thousand excited squeals, it’s the internet collectively freaking out over the trailer for Disneys A Wrinkle in Time. Continue Reading →

Regina Hall And Jada Pinkett Smith Go On A “Girls Trip,” To AOL Build

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jay Z, “The Story Of O.J. #444” (Video)

Check out The Story of O.J. video from Jay-Z’s new album, ‘4:44‘.
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