Harlem Bids Farewell To Horace Silver (video)

horace silverHarlem World Magazine is deeply saddened by the passing of Horace Silver (1928-2014), the great pianist and composer whose contribution to jazz is immeasurable. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ruby Dee Crosses Over At The Age of 91

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeStage and screen legend Ruby Dee, who personified grace, grit and progress at a time when African-American women were given little space in movies and on stage, died Wednesday in New Rochelle, N.Y. She was 91. Continue Reading →

Harlem Responds To The Death Of Maya Angelo

maya11“Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, whose voice, passion, and life has left a lasting influence on our state and nation…. Continue Reading →

Maya Angelou Crosses Over

maya angelou 2Maya Angelou the poet Harlem could not love enough, a Harlem homeowner and resident, was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mourns Passing Of Elombe Brath

Elombe BrathHarlem is bidding farewell to an indefatigable freedom fighter and pan-African activist who waged a decades-long battle for black empowerment at home and around the world. Continue Reading →

Frankie Knuckles House Pioneer Passes (video)

knucklesWe wish it was an April Fool’s joke, but it’s not – Frankie Knuckles, Chicago house legend, has died aged 59. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Constance ‘Connie’ Daniels Passes

52917f058ff36.preview-620Constance “Connie” Daniels, 71, of Harlem, N.Y., died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Harlem. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 25, at the Mother AME Zion Church of Harlem, N,Y. The burial will follow the services in New York. Continue Reading →

December Memorial for Harlem’s Rev. Dr. Eugene Callender

CALLENDER-obit-web-articleLargeA memorial service will be held Dec. 7 for a Harlem civil rights advocate, the Rev. Dr. Eugene Callender. Continue Reading →

Reginald E. Gilliam, Jr., Passes

Reginald E. Gilliam, Jr., a trailblazing African-American lobbyist and most recently Sodexo Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, passed away at the age of 67 on March 28, 2012 after succumbing to lymphoma. Continue Reading →