A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro – Continue Reading →
If you scan the index of any reputable book on the Harlem Renaissance, you should find at least one listing for Harold Jackman, who was fabulously called “The Boulevardier Of Harlem” and “The Most Handsome Man In Harlem,” from the 1920’s to 1930’s. Continue Reading →
Attractive [easyazon_link identifier=”B006Z34DEK” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Sybil Lewis[/easyazon_link] was one of the best of the 1940’s, one of the most convincing actresses of [easyazon_link identifier=”B004P0BWYE” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Black Cinema[/easyazon_link]. Continue Reading →
The Jimmy Choo Leather Sandals echo the Harlem Renaissance timelessness with a cut here, a curve at the arch there – these pumps add instant allure with a tantalizing mashup of mesh, straps, stitching and more of elegance. Continue Reading →
Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, … Continue Reading →
At the turn of the century and before the Harlem Renaissance, there were places like this hand pump well (above) at the rear of a home at 147 West 139th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue, NY, April 21, 1898 by NY photographer James Reuel Smith. Continue Reading →
An intimate photograph of the entrance of Smalls Paradise (often called Small’s Paradise and Smalls’ Paradise, and not to be confused with Smalls Jazz Club), a nightclub at (on the Chitlin Circuit) 2294½ Seventh Avenue at 135th Street, Harlem, New York, 1930, photograph.
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Blanche Dunn, lived the American dream, she was a glamorous Jamaican born actress, socialite, and Harlemite who traveled the world, here are a couple of photographs in Morningside Park by her friend Carl Van Vechten in Harlem, New York 1940. Continue Reading →
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chokoMODE is a unique clothing line offering individual collections for today’s professional woman from Harlem to Harare whether at work or at play. Continue Reading →
The Harlem brownstone in which Harlem poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist Langston Hughes spent the last 20 years of his life is now empty, unoccupied and in disrepair. But that may change soon. Continue Reading →
The HW Collection is a specially curated collection of photographs shot in the Harlem Renaissance style. These collectibles document the disappearing architectural details in Harlem are exclusive to Harlem World Magazine.
Brownstone Gates At 121st Street, Harlem, NY, 2006
Heads up. We got more of those West Coast sunglasses you like so much. What we like is that they look even better here in Harlem on the best Coast! Continue Reading →