Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

Wide_Shot_of_Mintons_Dining_RoomThe last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2012.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012. Continue Reading →

Prada Channels Harlem Style (video)

prada‘Harlem Renaissance’ was a period of original thought – when creative minds inspired and embraced a new cultural identity…” - Edward Enninful

Right in time for Black History Month, two of Prada’s stores was recast in the image of the Harlem Renaissance at the brand’s Via Montenapoleone men’s and women’s boutiques in Milan, Italy. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: “Celebrity” Grudge Match Is Nothing But A Set-Up!

George-Zimmerman-Fight-640x430By Simone Seerattan

Rumors of the most unpleasant kind have been circulating social media. Rumors that George Zimmerman will be getting in the ring with a willing opponent in what is being dubbed a “celebrity match” has been the most unsettling news ever to reach my ears in the last couple of days. Continue Reading →

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

JHcn_YIAHarlem 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 →

Rangel To Host Event On Black History

charles rangelCongressman Charles B. Rangel will be hosting the event “A Conversation About Black History.” The event will feature a presentation by former Ambassador to the United Nations, Sujay Johnson Cook, and Herb Boyd of Amsterdam News, who will participate in the discussion and answer questions from the audience. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Black History Month At Gran Piato, With New Manhattan Boro President Gale Brewer In Harlem

seitu at gran 5By Seitu Oronde

Black History Month at the Gran Piato restaurant in East Harlem, NY, in celebration of the new Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.

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Harry Belafonte and Melissa Harris Perry Face Off About Race and Activism

belafonte at the schomburg centerBy Hadasah Ingrid

January 31, 2014. At the cusp of Black History Month, the legendary Harry Belafonte and MSNBC journalist and TV host Melissa Harris-Perry sat down to examine the current state of race and black activism at the Schomburg Center for Black Research in Harlem. Continue Reading →

James Gavin’s ‘Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne’ in Harlem

tod story on gavin at newshourBy Tod Roulette

This is February and Black History Month is half done, but there are so many stories and facts to uncover about African Americans and our history. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Rangel Celebrates NAACP Founder’s Day And Black History Month

charles rangelBy Congressman Charles B. Rangel

Black History Month is time to recognize the Black experience as an integral part of American history. As one of the founding Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, I was very happy to celebrate when President Gerald R. Ford officially recognized the Black History Month in 1976. Continue Reading →

Black History Month: Cheryl Willis Book Signing in Harlem

flyernewThe Young & Powerful Group together with Lexington Development Group and Rebelle Agency present a book signing event with NY1 Anchor Cheryl Wills. Continue Reading →