The Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar, Harlem, 1950

joe louis bar in harlemA great image of The Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar still under construction on the north side of 125th Street (between 8th and 7th Avenue) in Central Harlem, New York, 1950. 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 →

¡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 →

Seitu’s World: Harlem To Albany Bus Ride

seitu in albany 1By Seitu Oronde

Harlem to Albany bus ride of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Black And Puerto Rican Caucus last January 2014 sponsored by Senator Bill Perkins with the entire Harlem group. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Black History Month On Live 365

BlackHistoryMonthWith February just a hop skip and a jump away, join Live365 as Harlem World Magazine celebrate Black History Month!

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HW Pick: Harlem Street Portraits By Harvey Stein

harlem-street-portraits-harvey-stein-cover-660x507Well-known New York photographer Harvey Stein documents the humanity and spirit of the people of Harlem in 164 beautiful black and white photographs of his new book Harlem Street Portraits taken over 22 years, from 1990 to 2012. Continue Reading →

A Tribute to Amiri Baraka At The Schomburg in Harlem

Baraka_Feb_8Black History Music promises to be a compelling concert of poetry and jazz by renowned poet, playwright, and jazz historian Amiri Baraka.  Continue Reading →

Sister Souljah in Harlem, NY 1993

sister souljay in harlemPortrait of African American activist and writer Sister Souljah, Harlem, New York, 1993. Continue Reading →

Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington, Harlem (video)

Fredi washingtonFredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, … Continue Reading →