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 →

Sammy Davis Jr.: A Personal Journey with My Father (book)

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Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. 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 →

HW Pick: Story/Time, The Life of an Idea (Toni Morrison Lecture)

bill t jones bookIn this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African American dancer, choreographer, and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life as he describes the genesis of Story/Time, a recent dance work produced by his company and inspired by the modernist composer and performer John Cage. Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Marcus 100 Years Later– A Tribute To Harlem’s Own D.r Clarke

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One hundred years after Jamaica’s Marcus Mosiah Garvey formed the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in his birth island, his legacy is being touted. Continue Reading →