Op-Ed: What Colin Kaepernick Protest Accomplished


By Michael McQuillan

Police shootings, school segregation and inner city economic deprivation demand frank talk and hard work across the color line.  Continue Reading →

Modell’s Looking Good At Thor-Owned Harlem Building

135-e-125th-st-photoLess than four months after Thor Equities closed on a 45,000-square-foot office building in Harlem, the developer has sewn up a new lease for a sizable portion of the property’s retail space. Continue Reading →

Harlem Lacrosse, Search it Up


“When I first saw lacrosse, I thought it was only for boys, but it looked pretty cool.” — Karmen, 12

Beginning last winter, The Players’ Tribune followed the girls lacrosse team from P.S. 149 in Harlem during its 2015–16 season, documenting such moments as a practice on a small patch of astroturf at the school ..

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Harlem Lacrosse to Honor Dom Starsia at Annual Benefit

ljg7tumjhdh9n25fHarlem Lacrosse executive board member Dom Starsia will be honored at Harlem Lacrosse’s annual benefit for his inspirational leadership as an ambassador for Harlem Lacrosse, his commitment to serving young people and his continued efforts to promote educational opportunity and grow the game responsibly. Continue Reading →

“Deerfoot” Baseball Athletic Club Team Harlem NY 1890-1900

deer-baseball-atheltic-club-harlem-ny1It’s a photograph of the Deerfoot Baseball Athletic Club team in Harlem around 1890-1900. We think the gentlemen in suites are the coach in the center and maybe the manager to the far left of the frame.

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Kareem Campbell, Harlem’s First Professional Skateboarder (video)

kareem_campbell_2004Kareem Campbell (nickname ‘Reemo’), was born November 14, 1973 in Harlem, New York, is a designer, actor, fashion, music, and Harlem’s first professional skateboarder. Continue Reading →

Harlem Coached Ibtihaj Muhammad, U.S. Capture Bronze In Team Sabre Event

Ibtihaj MuhammadIn an earlier article Harlem World Magazine reported that Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman Ibtihaj Muhammad in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics. Continue Reading →

Fiji — The ‘Harlem Globetrotters Of Rugby’ — Wins Gold For Nation’s First Olympic Medal

rugbyFiji men’s rugby sevens Coach Ben Ryan calls his team the “Harlem Globetrotters of rugby.”  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Ralph Lauren’s Meet Our Athlete, USA Olympian Jordan Burroughs

raplh lauren1As part of our coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the freestyle wrestler and 2012 Olympic gold medalist shares what goes through his mind on the mat, and what motivates him in his quest to become the best wrestler in the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics

harlem in rioHarlem’s Columbia  Olympic Foilist Nzingha Prescod (CC’15) and Columbia Sabre Coach and Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El will represent the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team.

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