Harlem’s John Carlos At The 1968 Summer Olympic’s

John Wesley Carlos, born June 5, 1945- , is an American former track and field athlete and professional football player. Continue Reading →

Biles, “Big Papi”, Wambach, Mourning, Taylor, Wambach, Estefan At Great Sports Legends Dinner

Harlem World Magazine loves a good cause, and on Monday, September 25, 2017, the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis had its 32nd Great Sports Legends Dinner Red Carpet at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. Continue Reading →

Billie Jean King And Others Raise $200K For Harlem’s Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation

Last night, the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), a not-for-profit organization that provides free and low-cost quality gymnastics for inner-city youth, hosted their 5th Annual Gala Celebration in New York City. Continue Reading →

Is Harlem The Site For A Steinbrenner-Owned Soccer Team?

Amp The Mag reports that a new venue battle lead by James Dolan and Tim Leiweke’s Oak View Group is taking shape in New York City, but this time the rival is not AEG. Continue Reading →

Syracuse Big Man From Harlem Taurean Thompson Transfers To Seton Hall

NJ.com reports that first there were rumors. Then came the reports. On Tuesday, Seton Hall made it official — Taurean Thompson is a Pirate. Continue Reading →

Harlemite And Cincinnati Bengals Ken Avery 1950 – Present

Kenneth William Avery, born May 23rd, 1944 at at 124th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem, NY is a former professional American football player. Continue Reading →

The Nerve, Brooklyn Stickball Team Takes On Harlem In Coney Island

Brooklyn News 12 reports that the Brooklyn stickball team took on the Harlem stickball team Sunday for the second annual stickball challenge in Coney Island. Continue Reading →

Murder, Hard Drugs, And Harlem, The Life Of Surfing Champion Rick Rasmussen

The Inertia reports that surfing attracts more than its fair share of interesting characters. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Ice Hockey In Harlem Benefit On The Green Auction Is Open!

Ice Hockey in Harlem Friends and Supporters, the folks at Ice Hockey in Harlem is have their annual Benefit on the Green event is this Monday, August 7th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Joseph “Ten Yards” Yancey, 1910-1991

In 1936, Joseph James Yancey Jr., 1910-1991 co-founded the New York Pioneers Track and Field Club. This interracial track team, which has developed many Olympic athletes, was the first of its kind in the United States. Continue Reading →

You Won’t Spot Harlem Ex-Rice HS’s Kemba Walker On A Subway Anytime Soon

The MTA is in crisis, but Kemba Walker — the former high-school star at Rice HS in Harlem who has gone on to play for the Charlotte Hornets — probably isn’t worried. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Serena Williams’s Love Match

Vanity Fair writes that last January, on the eve of the Australian Open, Compton girl Serena Williams handed her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, a paper bag containing six positive pregnancy tests. Buzz Bissinger reveals their full love story, with photographs by Annie Leibovitz. Continue Reading →

Gymnasts Perform At Harlem Gymnastics Showcase At Harlem Armory (Photographs)

On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF) celebrated the rhythmic and artistic gymnastics performances of over 300 students ages 3-17 at the Harlem Armory at its end-of-year Harlem Gymnastics Showcase. Continue Reading →

Are Your Ready For Baku, The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Is Ready For You (Video)

Summer is the time that Harlemites love to travel around the world, and if you are heading to Azerbaijan you may want to check out the Baku City Circuit, at the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in June 23rd-25th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Conversations In Black Freedom Studies: Black Athletes And The Freedom Struggle

From Muhammad Ali to the Williams sisters, the symbolic politics of black athletes have galvanized the black revolt for social justice. Continue Reading →