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 →

Update: Harlem’s Sherri Shepherd Files Own Divorce Against Husband

sherri-shepherd-weddingHarlem resident Sherri Shepherd is now filing for divorce from husband Lamar Sally after he first filed for legal separation on May 2, TMZ reports. Continue Reading →

Uncle Luke Calls Al Sharpton “A Double Agent…”

alsharptonunclelukePolitical pundit and long-time civil rights activist Al Shaprton has been under fire this month after documents hit the internet proving his former role as an FBI informant. 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 →

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 →

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 →

HW Pick: George Coleman Quartet At Smoke

37th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - Donald Harrison with George Coleman and Eddie Palmieri - May 6, 2006As part of the Smoke in Harlem’s 15th anniversary celebration Saxophonist George Coleman, a musician of rare genius, is making some of the most inspired music of his long career. Continue Reading →