HW Pick: ‘The Sell’ By Fredrik Eklund

Fredrik-Eklund1Ten years ago, Fredrik Eklund moved to New York City from his native Sweden with nothing but a pair of worn-out sneakers and a dream: to make it big in the city that never sleeps. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito’s NYT Letter to the Editor

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoTo the Editor (of the NYTimes):

Re “Death of Baby Grips Mental Health Advocates for Bangladeshi Women in City” (news article, Aug. 14):

Your article makes it clear that there are people living in New York City who are not being reached with the information on the services and support available to them. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 2015 Street League Skateboarding In Newark

kateboardingDon’t get it twisted, Harlem loves skateboarding, Harlem World has posted a number of stories about skateboard in Harlem, Justin Alexander on Lenox AvenueRob Gonyon kick flipping his way around Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.. in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Story Of Guy Thomas Fisher, Harlem, New York, 1947 –

guy fisher in harlemGuy Thomas Fisher (Bronx born in 1947) Guy Fisher was born in 1947 in the South Bronx, New York, the eldest of five siblings. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Bilingual Advantage

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaBy Carmen Fariña NYC Schools Chancellor

I grew up speaking Spanish with my parents, who fled their native Spain during its Civil War and settled in Brooklyn. I didn’t know any English when I started kindergarten and the teacher marked me absent for six weeks because I didn’t understand her mangled pronunciation of my last name. Continue Reading →

Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, NY (Photos)

garvey1These great photographs by Sharon Cuff at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, New York on Tuesday, July 31st, 2015. Continue Reading →

Make A Gift And Save A Life With Iris House In Harlem

irs houses ingrid floywdWe just received an email from Ingrid Floyd, Executive Director at Iris house who will donate funds to by way our your purchases at Smile.Amazon.com partnership. Continue Reading →