Souleo: Groundbreaking Choreopoem, For Colored Girls…Turns 40

40th anniversary celebration

By Souleo

As Ntozake Shange prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her seminal work, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf with the launch of a multigallery exhibition, she can’t help but sadly acknowledge that the issues facing women which first compelled her to write the work remain relevant today. Continue Reading →

Barbara Walters Breaks Silence On Harlemite Sherri Shepherd Firing

sherri_shepherdBabs isn’t breaking a sweat. Barbara Walters broke her silence on Monday, June 30, about The View’s future following the shocking firings of Jenny McCarthy and Harlem resident Sherri Shepherd. Continue Reading →

Sherri Shepherd Says She’s Leaving ‘The View’

sherri_shepherdSherri Shepherd said Thursday that she’s leaving “The View” after seven years as a host, a sign of upheaval at the daytime talk show following creator Barbara Walters’ retirement from on-camera duties last month. Continue Reading →

Bill “A Rage In Harlem” Duke On TV One’s UnSung

unsung_hollywood_billduke_alt2TV One’s series Unsung Hollywood, which shines a spotlight on prominent African American stars from the world of film, television, comedy and sports, telling the stories that have rarely or never been told. Continue Reading →

Record Number Of African American Presenters At 2014 Oscars

Gabourey and sidneyThis is one of the most exciting years in black film ever, and now 2014 is a record year for African American presenters at the 86th Academy Awards, or The Oscars to you and me. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Ballet Star Misty Copeland Filming New Doc, “A Ballerina’s Tale”

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty CopelandWhile the atmosphere was festive at last week’s Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opening night gala benefit at New York City Center, there were some who had serious issues on their minds including ballerina and Harlem resident, Misty Copeland. Continue Reading →

Whoopi Goldberg Honors Iconic Comic, Moms Mabley

whoopi-momsVeteran actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg recently announced her latest project, however, it isn’t a television show or motion picture she’ll be starring in. It’s actually a documentary that she’ll be directing. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Fall Season Preview Part 2- Friday, November 15, 2013

By Walter Rutledge

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We are back! After a month of upgrading we are now HarlemWorldMag.com. The second half of the 2013 fall season is going to leap into 2014 in a big way. Here are some of the many events happening around the city and in our community. Continue Reading →