HW Pick: Words of Wisdom From Single Mom Valerie Jarrett

b7507bfde64eb8202c587860133177ff168b2defThe Harlem World Magazine reader works hard and plays hard, finding the balance in their private of public life can be a challenge. We hope these words from Valerie Jarrett help in the journey:

A White House that has a work-from-home policy. A president who leaves the office every night at 6:30 p.m to be home in time for dinner.

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HW Pick: Where Everybody Looks Like Me By Ron Stodghill

A richly reported account of the forces threatening America's historic black colleges and universitiA richly reported account of the forces threatening America’s historic black colleges and universities—and how diverse leaders nationwide are struggling to keep these institutions and black culture alive for future generations. Continue Reading →

Pres Hopeful Ben Carson Talks Self-Reliance in Harlem

ben carson in harlemRepublican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson brought his message of self-reliance to the neighborhood on Wednesday during a campaign lunch with local business and religious leaders at Sylvia’s. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Rangel Returns From Africa With President Obama

8664bebc-c163-4b48-bc2e-14fa765d5015Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel returns from a historic trip to Ethiopia and Kenya in Africa with President Barack Obama. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Hosts White House Kids State Dinner

By CC Minton

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted fifty-five young and talented chefs at the White House “Kids State” Dinner. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Democracy Depends On Exchanging Ideas. Do Leaders Listen?

robert-obama1By Michael McQuillan

“Answer your mail.”  Mentors taught this as the first rule of politics when I worked in the U.S. Senate for Missouri’s Stuart Symington in the Seventies.  Continue Reading →

Congressman Rangel Honor Harlem Hellfighter Sergeant Henry Johnson

image001Congressman Charles B. Rangel who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx submitted the following statement into the congressional record in honor of Sergeant Henry Johnson, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I by President Barack Obama:  Continue Reading →

President Obama Reps In His Columbia U T-Shirt With The First Lady Michelle

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on College Signing Day,  2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama wears his Columbia University in Harlem and First Lady Michelle Obama wears her Princeton University t-shirt in support of her “Reach Higher” initiative as they strike a pose for their Alma mater on College Signing Day Celebration. Continue Reading →

President Obama Honors Digital Media Training Program in Harlem (video)

President Barack Obama Jared Collazo (no tie) Chazz Johnson (glasses) Janaya Nicholson (pink blouse) Daviid Maxwell (lavender tie) 2015 winners of White House Student Film Festival official White House photoYesterday, the White House with President Obama with the winners of the 2nd Annual White House Student Film Festival. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rapper Azealia Banks Says: ‘I want to f— the president’

166466391pb00100-2013-newnoHell yeah to the chief.

Rapper Azealia Banks, in an interview with Billboard magazine, confessed to a major crush on President Obama. Continue Reading →