The Langston Hughes Festival Celebrates Walter Mosley

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Join the Langston Hughes Festival & The City College of New York Honor Award Winning Detective Fiction writer Walter Mosley the Best-selling mystery writer Walter Mosley will receive the 2014 Langston Hughes Medal at The City College of New York in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Book: Josephine Baker And The Rainbow Tribe

harlem world magazine josehp bookCreating a sensation with her risqué nightclub act and strolls down the Champs Elysées, pet cheetah in tow, the Missouri born Josephine Baker lives on in popular memory as the during the Harlem Renaissance, became a muse for Harlem’s Langston Hughes banana-skirted siren of Jazz Age Paris. Continue Reading →

Between the Lines: George Clinton At The Schomburg In Harlem

harlem world magazine big logo1The funk musician George Clinton shares stories about his life and career on the occasion of the publication of his new book, Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?: A Memoir. Continue Reading →

Book: Vintage Black Glamour By Nichelle Gainer

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Using rarely accessed photographic archives and private collections, inspired by her family history, Nichelle Gainer has unearthed a revealing treasure trove of historic photographs. Continue Reading →

HW Shop: Bruce Davidson: East 100Th Street (book)

downloadFor two years in the 1960s, Bruce Davidson photographed one block in East Harlem. He went back day after day, standing on sidewalks, knocking on doors, asking permission to photograph a face, a child, a room, a family. Continue Reading →

David C. Banks On How Boys Succeed And Learn In Harlem

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Join David C. Banks president and CEO of Eagle Academy in conversation regarding young boys and his new book “Soar -How Boys Learn, Succeed and Develop Character,” in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The Panza Monologues Book Release Party In Harlem

monoloques in east harlemCo-authors Virginia Grise and Irma Mayorga will celebrate the recent release of their book The Panza Monologues, Second Edition (University of Texas Press, 2014) at La Casa Azul Bookstore in East Harlem on Saturday, September 13, 2-4 pm.  Continue Reading →

Yolande Brener Talks About Her New Book ‘Holy Candy’ On The Danny Tisdale Show

yolande-e1374212481670Listen to Yolande Brener, mom, author and Harlem World Magazine writer and Danny Tisdale on The Danny Tisdale Show on a HW Podcast as they talk about her new book Holy Candy: Why I Joined A Cult And Married Stranger, as they discuss marriage, self discovery and how Harlem help change her life. Continue Reading →