New Data Show Striking Disparities In Early Deaths From Heart Disease And Stroke

The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief titled “Premature Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths among Adults in New York City,” which highlights disparities in heart disease and stroke Continue Reading →

Big L’s Harlem Family Launch New Website

Thanks to the folks at HipHopDX they’re reporting that Big L’s family have launched Big L Life, a new lifestyle and merchandise website created to honor the Harlem lyricist and continue his Continue Reading →

Gérard Depardieu Defends His Love For Vladimir Putin, Castro And Life In Harlem

Even though he underwent emergency quintuple bypass surgery 17 years ago, Gérard Depardieu was inhaling a Gitanes as he sat down for our interview in New York this week.

We Look Forward To “My Soul Looks Back” By Jessica B. Harris In Harlem

Jessica B. Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college Continue Reading →

Laila Ali Hosts OWN’s Daytime Emmy-Winning “Home Made Simple”

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00D8CZXW2″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network[/easyazon_link] and Procter & Gamble announced today that Laila Ali, undefeated four-time boxing world champion, cookbook author, lifestyle brand creator, inspirational speaker and youngest Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Council Member Menchaca Announce $1.5 Mil Funding Towards Immigrant Health Initiative

Today, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito joined Immigration Committee Chair Carlos Menchaca, Mixteca Organization and Street Soccer USA to announce the New York City Council’s $1.5 million investment Continue Reading →

Uptowns Senator Marisol Alcantara And Queens Jose Peralta Announce State Allocate Funding

To help community-based organizations which work to improve the quality of life of neighborhoods and their residents, State Senator Marisol Alcantara and State Senator Jose Peralta announced a state allocation of $150,000 Continue Reading →

15-Year-Old Rashed Belhasa The Dapper Dan Of Dubai

High Snobiety reports that Fifteen-year-old Instagrammer Rashed Belhasa (his family owns Belhasa Engineering & Contracting Company is one of the best Gourmet companies in world), or “Money Kicks,” just wrapped Continue Reading →

Father And Son First Responders From Harlem Precint Die From 9/11 Cancer Link

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Robert Alexander and his father, Raymond, both had the day off — until two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center towers.