HW Pick: Billy Crystal Hosts Jazz At Lincoln Center Gala Free (Live Streaming)

billy-crystal-oscars-1998-784f1e977a2e5871f1e4e2fe0e5cd70b8466fb47-s6-c30Crystal cut his teeth on Jazz when Jazz artists such as Arvell Shaw, Pee Wee Russell, Eddie Condon, and Billie Holiday were often guests in his family home on the upper Eastside. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Globetrotters, A Game Of ‘Reems’ And Equality

harlem globetrotters1A long time has passed since the first teams were formed by athletic clubs in the 1920s, but basketball still occupies a prominent place amongst Harlem’s entertainments. Continue Reading →

James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio, Harlem, 1940′s

VanDerZeeStudio125A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s studio located on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, in the 1940′s.  Continue Reading →

The Radicalization of Ray Richardson: Suspicion Still Surrounds Death of Black Activist TV Producer

ray_n_vashti1By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson

In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Brother, was found dead in a Mexican resort, along with his fiancé. Continue Reading →

J. Bruce Llewellyn Harlem Born

J. Bruce Llewellyn (July 16, 1927 – April 7, 2010) was a prominent American businessman. His personal wealth has been estimated to exceed $160 million. Continue Reading →

HW Interview: Celebrate Black Music Month with longtime Apollo Theatre Employee Mary Flowers

Harlem World Magazine celebrates Black Music Month with Mary Flowers, who has worked at the World Famous Apollo Theater since the mid- 1980′s. Continue Reading →