Memorial for Nelson Mandela at Riverside Church in Harlem

3081094_GA service of praise and thanksgiving for the life of Nelson Mandela held at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights was a chance for New Yorkers to pay tribute to an international icon. Continue Reading →

Whitney Houston, ‘Where Do Broken Hearts Go,’ Nelson Mandela Concert (video)

A great video with diva Whitney Houston in a concert for Nelson Mandela. Mariah Carey said that this was one of her “…favorite Whitney Houston performance moments”, and with Whitney’s voice we see why. Continue Reading →

Riverside Church and South Africa Consulate General to Host Public Memorial for Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

The Riverside Church — in conjunction with the South African Consulate — will host Consul General George Monyemangene, former Mayor David N. Dinkins, the Rev. Al Sharpton and other VIPs for “A Service of Praise and Thanksgiving for the Life of President Nelson Mandela” on Wednesday, December 11 in the Nave of the historic Church from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights. Continue Reading →

Photos Of The Day: Harlem Responds To Mandela’s Passing

mandella-reactionThe Apollo Theatre’s marquee reflects the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela today on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela And The Harlem Love Affair

Nelson-MandelaSouth African president Nelson Mandela saying hello to a Harlem, N.Y., crowd seen in this in June, 1990 photograph during a rally. Continue Reading →

HW Responds To The Passing Of Nelson Mandela

ny-mandelaHarlem World Magazine network (writers, board members, contributors, partners, friends, etc.,) respond to the passing of South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela: Continue Reading →

Harlemite, Danny Glover Receives Harlem Arts Alliance’s Humanitarian Award 2012

Each time actor and activist Danny Glover passes the 135th Street YMCA, he reminisces of the days that the cultural hub used to host and house Harlem Renaissance writers such as Langston Hughes and W.E.B. Du Bois, and actors such as Ossie Davis and Paul Robeson. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love | An Evening with Dr. Cornel West & Randy Weston at WNYC..

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‘Rainbows” by Sue

“I just wrote this after someone tried to tell me that oil (and the spill and how we can stop drilling to avoid further combat) has nothing to do with war and this person said “No its all religion” (and tried to tell me about religion) and really at this point there are 300 reasons why we are at war and none of it is of any worth so here it goes: I just named it . . .”

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