The Pentecostal Faith Church of All Nations in Harlem, 1934

harlem34Hundreds of worshippers thronged to the Pentecostal Faith Church of All Nations in Harlem, New York City, April 12th,Harlem NY, 1934. Continue Reading →

‘I Found God In Myself’, The 40th Anniversary Of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls…”

40th anniversary celebration

Check out the ‘I Found God In Myself’, The 40th Anniversary Of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls…” at the Schomburg Center Latimer/Edison Gallery, in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A Love Supreme, In John Coltrane’s Words (video)

a love supremem screen shotFrom Open Culture on Vimeo, James Cary describes his video creation:

A few years ago, knowing I absolutely adored the John Coltrane December 1964 album, “A Love Supreme” my wife gave me this incredible book by Ashley Kahn : “A Love Surpreme/The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Holy Candy: Why I Joined A Cult And Married A Stranger’ By HW’s Yolande Brener

holy candy by yolande benerHarlem World Magazine’s Yolande Brener is a talented wellness enthusists who writes about arts and culture in Harlem. Here’s what Amazon said about her new book. Continue Reading →

Rev. Dr. Amy Butler First Woman To Lead Riverside Church

Rev Amy Butler (small)Marking a historical milestone, on Sunday, June 8, the congregation of The Riverside Church called the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, “Pastor Amy,” as the seventh senior minister of the historic Church—making her the first woman to lead the church in its 87-year history.  Continue Reading →

TD Jakes’ Daughter Sarah Releases New Book, Speaks On Getting Pregnant At 13

Sarah-JakesLike every girl, Sarah Jakes dreamed of a life full of love, laughter, and happy endings. But her dreams changed dramatically when she became pregnant at age thirteen, a reality only compounded by the fact that her father, Bishop T.D. Jakes, was one of the most influential megachurch pastors in the nation. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: David V. Goliath in Harlem

samuel church templeBy Renae Francis & Tyrone Holmes

If you’ve ever walked along 125th Street between Park and Madison Avenue in the center of Historic Harlem,  New York you are apt to feel yourself entering a whole new world. Continue Reading →

I Refuse To Call You Bitch

I-RefuseBy Chike Ukaegbu

I refuse to call you a bitch

I said I refuse to call you a bitch Continue Reading →

Ned O’Gorman, Harlem School Founder Passes

OGorman-obit-master675Ned O’Gorman, poet and founder of the Children’s Storefront, a tuition-free school in Harlem created to combat what he saw as “the pervasive lack of imagination” in children’s education. Continue Reading →