HW Pick: Radical Presence, Black Performance in Contemporary Art With Danny Tisdale

tumblr_mh3nt4LYsR1rcnqtyo1_500This groundbreaking exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of performance art by black artists working from the perspective of the visual arts from the 1960s to the present. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Help Make Madam C.J. Walker’s Home A National Treasure

Villa-Lewaro_zpscb031975In the early 1900’s, entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker commissioned Vertner Tandy, the first licensed black architect in New York, to design a home for her.   Continue Reading →

ABFE Celebrates Darren Walker as President of the Ford Foundation

ABFESalutesDarrenWalkerReception-DarrenWalkerandSusanTaylorBatten-March1920142_zpsffbffff1At Harlem World Magazine we love to give props to those who gives props to others that advocate for responsive and transformative investments in our communities. So, we give props to the folks at TheBlackGiveBack for their recent article about the ABFE celebration of Darren Walker the new president of the Ford Foundation who used t work at the Abyssinian Development Corporation in Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ADIFF And The Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth Gala (video)

Alice-WalkerAlice Walker: Beauty In Truth is the compelling story of an extraordinary woman’s journey from her birth in a paper-thin shack in the cotton fields of Eatonton, Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the 20th Century. Continue Reading →

HW Radio: Madam C.J. Walker in Harlem

Newsmakers, Experts and Current Events in the World of Harlem.

Today, it’s all about Madam C.J. Walker in Harlem. Host Danny Tisdale speaks to author A’Lelia Bundles (left) about her great-great-grandmother’s life, a new street naming in Harlem, and her new book on A’Lelia Walker’s “The Dark Tower” in Harlem.

Also, Danny talks to Vivian Randolph president of Madame C.J. Walker Enterprise, Inc., about the Walker business legacy, it’s past, present and future.

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