The 43rd Annual African-American Day Parade was held this past Sunday in Harlem on Adam Clayton Powell Bvd.,. from 111th Street to 135th Street. Continue reading
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Although Small’s Paradise is empty now, at 2294 H Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Boulevard, on the southwest corner of 135th Street, was Ed Small’s Paradise, one of Harlem’s most popular jazz clubs and restaurants from the 1920s to the 1940s. Continue reading
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It was a great day in Harlem on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the Harlem Week event on 135th Street (between eighth and 7th Avenues). Continue reading
Harlem World Magazine: Who inspired you?
MAX RODRIGUEZ: I acknowledge my parents for having instilled a good sense of compassion and hard work in me. My father worked to the bone. My mother loved us to the bone. They inspire me to both. Yarina, my partner, opens my heart to love and inspiration.
HW: What is the key to your success?
MR: My key to success is standing only in the possibility of what can be. We, all, are creators. It is what we are called to do. We have only to powerfully choose that which we choose to be, and then powerfully and intentionally stand inside of it. Continue reading
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Tagged 135th Street (IRT Lenox Avenue Line), Amiri Baraka, Ben Okri, Cab Calloway, Harlem Book Fair, Harlem World Magazine, HBF, Max Rodriquez, New Amsterdam Musical Association, Orson Scott Card, QBR, Robert Heinlen, Tananarive Due, Walter Mosley