Don’t Hate, Celebrate All Our Neighbors In Harlem

1969345_10152353613319047_121569995_nSTOP demonizing black LGBT people in Black Church Pulpits! The sad fact is more than half of the congregants in black churches aren’t married ANYWAY–and the kids in Sunday School live in single parent households. Continue Reading →

Harlem Five Alarm Fire Destroys Many Businesses And Churches

extralargeLast night at around 7:45 p.m., a huge fire broke out in a Harlem hair salon on West 145th Street and then spread to neighboring buildings. The fire grew to five alarms and it took more than 150 firefighters to battle the blaze. Continue Reading →

HW Interview: Celebrate Black Music Month with longtime Apollo Theatre Employee Mary Flowers

Harlem World Magazine celebrates Black Music Month with Mary Flowers, who has worked at the World Famous Apollo Theater since the mid- 1980′s. Continue Reading →

Michael Baisden Helps Launch $3 M For New Mama Foundation

As most New York teenagers gravitate toward rap or pop music, Vy Higginsen has made it her goal to keep the art of gospel music alive with the next generation. In doing so, she’s created a haven of learning and celebration that is making her singers better students and better citizens. The only challenge is making room for all of them. As the Gospel for Teens program has grown in popularity, the Mama Foundation for the Arts finds itself in need of a larger performance hall. Continue Reading →