Lakay; Home is Where Haiti Is

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By Hadasah Ingrid

A new Documentary about Two Brothers Who Return Home to Find Family But Find Themselves

“Haiti is broken.” A life changing phone message from a significant sobbing voice . But those are the words Tirf Alexius heard from his mother about their homeland. Continue Reading →

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Partners With U.S. Cellular And Ford Motors

mone and the Jackie Robinson West Little LeagueDella Britton Baeza, President and CEO of The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF), announced today that in partnership with U.S. Cellular and the Ford Motor Company Fund, the Foundation will provide a four year JRF college scholarship to a member of the Jackie Robinson West Little League (JRW).  Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: “Children Dying Unnecessarily Is Ridiculous”

Eric CliettePix11 reports that New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams has seen enough. “This pandemic, this public health crisis is not something that is being ignored, it is not something that we are going accept as normal.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito ‘Follow Me Fridays’

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoJust in our Harlem World Magazine e-mail box, a message from East Harlem City Council and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito offering face-time with constituents: Continue Reading →

Harlem State Of Mind: Debut Of “A Haunted House 2″

marlon-wayansOur friends in Chi-Town with a Harlem State of Mind sent us this post about Tuesday night opening with funny man Marlon Wayans celebrated the debut of his upcoming film, “A Haunted House 2″ at the Hubbard Inn in Chicago, with Hennessy Black and Michigan Avenue. Continue Reading →

Chandler Owen, Harlem, 1916-

200446_1788648047791_7638577_nChandler Owen (1889–1967) was an African-American writer, editor and early member of the Socialist Party of America. Born in North Carolina, he studied and worked in New York, then moved to Chicago for much of his career. Continue Reading →

Whistle In Mississippi In Harlem

downloadIn 1955, Emmett and his cousin, both from Chicago, went to visit family in Mississippi…according to several versions, Emmett whistled at a white woman and others say he grabbed her hand and asked for a date; others say all he did was say “Bye, baby” as he left the store. Continue Reading →