How Nelson Mandela Used Sports to Unite South Africa

Nelson MandelaBy Marc Rasbury

Last Thursday we lost one of the worlds most significant and historic individuals in former South African President Nelson Mandela. Continue Reading →

Photos Of The Day: Harlem Responds To Mandela’s Passing

mandella-reactionThe Apollo Theatre’s marquee reflects the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela today on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela And The Harlem Love Affair

Nelson-MandelaSouth African president Nelson Mandela saying hello to a Harlem, N.Y., crowd seen in this in June, 1990 photograph during a rally. Continue Reading →

HW Responds To The Passing Of Nelson Mandela

ny-mandelaHarlem World Magazine network (writers, board members, contributors, partners, friends, etc.,) respond to the passing of South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela: Continue Reading →

Exposed: fracking licenses granted in Bushmen’s reserve

bots-bush04-b6-014-2_article_columnLarge parts of Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) – home to Africa’s last hunting Bushmen – have been opened up to international companies for the controversial practice of ‘fracking’, according to an investigation for the documentary film ‘The High Cost of Cheap Gas’ and British newspaper The Guardian. Continue Reading →

Jill Marie Lawrence: A Spawning of the Arts in Africa

Harlem resident, actress and community supporter Jill Marie Lawrence recently went on a trip to Tanzania to work on the artistic project, International Theatre Literacy Project for children. Continue Reading →

Sapeurs: The Fashion Victims of the Congo

To be cool in Congo is to be a ”sapeur.”

By the Congo River on Sunday afternoons, Africa’s rebels without a cause roar up to the Rapids Cafe, astride their mopeds and dressed in $1,000 suits. Continue Reading →