‘Lyrics From Lockdown’ At Columbia In Harlem (video)

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Join the Center for Justice at Columbia University and our colleagues and friends from across New York City for a performance of Bryonn Bain’s Lyrics from Lockdown.

Friends And Fans Honor Rudy Dee At Riverside Church In Harlem

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Photographs and text by Rudy Collins

The Riverside Church was packed as friends and fans of Ruby Dee paid tribute to the legend on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Ruby Dee Public Memorial Riverside Church In Harlem

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeRuby Dee, legendary actor, author and activist will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20 at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM.The service will feature tributes and reflections from family, friends and colleagues influenced by her outstanding life and work.    Continue Reading →

90th Birthday Celebration for Dr. Irving Burgie

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 Born in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn on July 28, 1924, he is the author of Harry Belafonte’s “Day-o,” the first Calypso song to sell over one million copies.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s James Baldwin (1924 – 1987)

james baldwinJames Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. Continue Reading →

Harry Belafonte At Lincoln Center Pete Seeger Live-Stream Memorial Concert

Harry BelafonteLincoln Center announces today that it will live-stream a special all-star line-up including Harlem fave  Harry Belafonte at the Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on Sunday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Continue Reading →

GirlsTalk/GuysTalk And The Gathering for Justice Partner In Harlem

Aurora 3Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “People who have a stake in their society, protect that society, but when they don’t have it, they unconsciously want to destroy it.” Continue Reading →

Five Questions With Malkia King About The ‘Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence’ event

JHcn_YIAHarlem World Magazine caught with President of the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund Staff Association Malkia King with a quick online interview before the first event in honor of Black History Month and Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence. Continue Reading →

Harry Belafonte and Melissa Harris Perry Face Off About Race and Activism

belafonte at the schomburg centerBy Hadasah Ingrid

January 31, 2014. At the cusp of Black History Month, the legendary Harry Belafonte and MSNBC journalist and TV host Melissa Harris-Perry sat down to examine the current state of race and black activism at the Schomburg Center for Black Research in Harlem. Continue Reading →