Two Harlem Companies Co-Produce Amiri Baraka’s ‘Dutchman’

Dutchman PosterFollowing the successful, award-winning 2013 co-production of Detroit ‘67 written by Dominique Morisseau, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) and The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) officially announce their second co-production. Continue Reading →

Five Questions With Malkia King About The ‘Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence’ event

1199SEIU BFSA President Malkia  King and Harry Belafonte 2-14-14Harlem World Magazine caught with President of the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund Staff Association Malkia King with a quick online interview before the first event in honor of Black History Month and Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence. Continue Reading →

¡AZÚCAR! A Bitter Sweet Reality – Annual Redefining African American Convening

Azucar - sugar and cane field_900pxJoin us for an interactive and engaging afternoon contemplating the current and historical impact of the sugar industry on African Descendant communities as well as nutritional, economic, environmental and grassroots prescriptions and strategies for breaking the sugar habit. Continue Reading →

George Franklin Mingo At Essie Green Galleries in Harlem

George Franklin MingoGeorge Mingo’s faux primitif compositions at first glance appear as plain, naive expression, found in children’s drawings. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Harlem Dance Caravan (with video)

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The Faison Firehouse and Summerstage presented Harlem Dance Caravan on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at Marcus Garvey Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in the village of Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Last Poets: 40th Anniversary

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“Before RAP knew its name, there was a group of ambitious young men who reflected the harsh spirit of their times and whose work remains prophetic and inspirational today. Born in Harlem on May 19, 1968 , The Last Poets spoke out as few other musical groups had, or have since, about racism, poverty and other African American and societal concerns. Continue Reading →