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Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club dedicated to books and literature pertaining to Harlem and the Harlem / urban experience. Meetings will occur once at month meeting at different Harlem locations, with the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center always being available....
Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club dedicated to books and literature pertaining to Harlem and the Harlem / urban experience. Meetings will occur once at month meeting at different Harlem locations, with the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center always being available....

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more....
Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem renaissance walking tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, Savoy Ballroom, original sight of Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more.  Harlem...
Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience

Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience

  Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience The autobiography of Malcolm X is considered by many to be one of the most impactful books of the 20th century having transformed the lives of many who've read it. Malcolm X mentions Harlem sights in the historic text...
Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more....

Days: February 20th, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Price: $25.00 Per Person Meet: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – 135th Street & Malcolm X Blvd., on northwest corner in front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 2, 3...

Harlem Day & Nights Tour Experiences

Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center is delighted to work with Harlem Park to Park and member organizations in presenting Harlem Days and Nights Cultural Tourism Experiences presented by Harlem Heritage Tours and Harlem Park to Park. Every first Thursday and...
On the Shoulders of Giants

On the Shoulders of Giants

On the Shoulders of Giants, produced by Kareem abdul Jabbar tells the story of pioneering basketball players who played during a time preceding the NBA and ABA when Black were considered to be inferior athletes. Harlem players like Pop Gates and the legendary Johnny...

Comeback Charleston Blue

Comeback Charleston Blue is the sequel to Cotton Comes to Harlem. Released in 1972, this movie talks to many of the issues pertaining to Harlem of the 1960’s & 1970’s such Black militancy, numbers running, police brutality and community organizing....
Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour Take The A Train Harlem Tour meets in Times Square, followed with ride on “A Train” to Harlem for cultural walking tour and soul food ending with tickets to Amateur Night at the Apollo Theatre.   • Board legendary A Train...
Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour

Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour

Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour take you back (mid 1970’s – mid 1980’s) when conversion from disco culture popularity transferred over into the development of what we now know as Hip Hop Culture, precusor to...
Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour Take The A Train Harlem Tour meets in Times Square, followed with ride on “A Train” to Harlem for cultural walking tour and soul food ending with tickets to Amateur Night at the Apollo Theatre. • Board legendary A Train...
A Small Act

A Small Act

A small Act tells the story of how a small act of generosity by a women from Europe positively impacted the life of a young disenfrancised child in Africa. Dates: February – Black History Month 2015 Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet:...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Walking Tour

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Walking Tour

Join us on Monday January 18th 2016 for our annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Harlem Walking Tour featuring sights in Harlem pertaining to the life and times of Dr. King.  Many associate Dr. King with the southern civil rights movement but Dr. King’s efforts had...

Price of the Ticket

“Price of the Ticket” superb documentary about he life and times of noted Novelist, Playwright, Essayist, and Civil Rights Activist Mr. James Baldwin. Dates: Friday February 17th – Black History Month 2012 Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Price: $10.00...

“Blacks” in Orbit”

” Blacks in Orbit”, another great doc. by Harlem legend Mr. Bill Miles. Pioneering Black Astronauts tell their story about breaking barriers and taking on new frontiers. This film is fitting for Black History Month 2010, considering the technological age...
500 Years Later

500 Years Later

  500 Years later is an eye opening documentary that chonicles social, economic, political and cultural challenges that Black people have faced over the last 500 years.  This documentary does not just focus on the problems, but also discusses much needed solutions to...
I’ll Make Me A World parts 1 & 2

I’ll Make Me A World parts 1 & 2

Through a series of biographies placed in social, political, and economic context, I’ll Make Me a World articulates the development of twentieth-century African- American art. “We tried to find stories and people that would be strong metaphors for the struggles and...
I’ll Make Me A World parts 3 & 4

I’ll Make Me A World parts 3 & 4

Through a series of biographies placed in social, political, and economic context, I’ll Make Me a World articulates the development of twentieth-century African- American art. “We tried to find stories and people that would be strong metaphors for the struggles and...
I’ll Make me a World parts 5 & 6

I’ll Make me a World parts 5 & 6

Through a series of biographies placed in social, political, and economic context, I’ll Make Me a World articulates the development of twentieth-century African- American art. “We tried to find stories and people that would be strong metaphors for the struggles and...

A Small Act

A small Act tells the story of how a small act of generosity by a women from Europe positively impacted the life of a young disenfrancised child from Africa.  Moving doc. that will make you want to save the world, one small act at a time.  The idea is that we all have...

Many are coming on Sunday mornings for Harlem Gospel Tours that include music, but few are receiving an experience that expresses the role the church plays in the community including and beside the music. Come with us and experience a wonderful spiritual environment...

Harlem Heritage 116th Street Walking Tour

The “Harlem Heritage 116th Street Walking Tour” celebrates the historic richness and cultural diversity of east to west 116th street in the grand village of Lady. We at Harlem Heritage Tours feel that from east to west, 116th Street in Harlem is one of the...

Black Champions Parts 1 and 2

Dates: Friday November 2nd, 2012 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd. between 115th & 116th Streets. #2 and #3 express trains on IRT line (Red on Subway maps) arrives...

Black Champions Part 3

“Black Champions” three part series celebrating the triumphs and struggles of Black athletes, featuring loads of great footage of sports pioneers such as Joe Louis, Kareem Adbul Jabbar, Althea Gibson, Jack Johnson and many others. Thats Mr. Bill Miles in...

Black Stars in Orbit

“Black Stars in Orbit” Mr. Bill Miles brilliantly informs about the history of the U.S. space program through the eyes and lives of an elite group of African-American space pioneers. Dates: Saturday November 3rd, 2012 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Price:...

Many are coming on Sunday mornings for Harlem Gospel Tours that include music, but few are receiving an experience that expresses the role the church plays in the community including and beside the music. Come with us and experience a wonderful spiritual environment...

Harlem Walking Tours

Harlem Heritage Tours welcomes visitors from far and near to walk our historic Harlem streets and boulevards and experience and the culture of one of America’s most legendary neighborhoods.  We are especially excited about our new Harlem multimedia walking tour that...

Many are coming on Sunday mornings for Harlem Gospel Tours that include music, but few are receiving an experience that expresses the role the church plays in the community including and beside the music. Come with us and experience a wonderful spiritual environment...

Two Dollars and a Dream

During these tough economic times, its inspiring to see a pioneer like Madame C.J. Walker who was able to revolutionize the black haircare industry and become the first self-made female millionaire in the country.  If she can do it we can too.  Yes we can! Dates:...

Baadasssss Cinema

Dates: Wednesday February 8th – Black History Month 2012 Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Price: $10:00 Per Person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th – 116th Street and Malcolm X Blvd.  2 and 3...

Three the Hard Way

Three The Hard Way Three the Hard Way is a 1974 action film starring , Jim kelly, Jim Brown and Fred Williamson directed by Gordan Parks Featuring the three biggest black action stars of the 1970s in their first movie together, the film chronicled the group’s...

Black Greek Organizations: The Foundation.

Black Greek Organization: The Foundation tells the story of how the major 8 Black Greek Fraternities and Sororities came into being – young kids in the community need to see this as a tool to possible inspire them to attend college. Dates: Friday February 10th...

Decons for Defense

Decon for defense tells the story of Decons from LA who during the summer of 1964 took matters into their own hands to combat prejudice in their area of Bogalusa, LA. Dates: Tuesday February 13th – Black History Month 2012 Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Price:...

The Saga of Lillian Harris Book Signing

The Saga of Lillian Harris Book Signing at the Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center, bring the whole family during Black History Month to learn about one of Harlem’s most successful entrepreneurs. Dates: Saturday February 18th – Black History...

I Remember Harlem – Parts 1 and 2

  I Remember Harlem is a four part series that chronicles Harlem’s heritage over the past 400 years. Parts 1 and 2 pertains to the period from the 1600’s – the late 1930’s. Days: Sunday February 19th – Black History Month 2012 Time: 6:30...

I Remember Harlem – Parts 3 and 4

Harlem Filmmaker Bill Miles is the producer and director of the I Remember Harlem series + 10 other documentaries.  Bill’s passion for telling the story of Harlem is contagious and he needs to celebrated for his efforts.  Parts 3 and 4 explores the period from...

The Life & Times of the Harlem Globetrotters.

Learn the history of one of Harlem’s most famous brands : The Harlem Globetrotters.  Many know of the Globetrotters for being multi talented Basketball Players, but they are also internationally known for being harbingers of peace and good will.  Bounce your way...

The Real Rucker Park Legends

Since 1948 the Rucker Basketball Tournament has been one of the premiere urban street basketball leagues in America. This documentary chronicles the evolution of the league and those who were influencial in founding and sustaining tournament. Now the league is...

Hughes’ Dream Harlem

Hughes’ Dream Harlem presents a vision of the esteemed poet in present-day Harlem and makes an important case for Hughes’ impact on hip-hop and the spoken-word community. This multi-layered documentary includes roundtable discussions of his contributions...

“Blacks” in Orbit”

” Blacks in Orbit”, another great doc. by Harlem legend Mr. Bill Miles. Pioneering Black Astronauts tell their story about breaking barriers and taking on new frontiers. This film is fitting for Black History Month 2010, considering the technological age...

Many are coming on Sunday mornings for Harlem Gospel Tours that include music, but few are receiving an experience that expresses the role the church plays in the community including and beside the music. Come with us and experience a wonderful spiritual environment...

Civil Rights Multimedia Walking Tour

Title: Civil Rights Multimedia Walking Tour Location: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd, between 115th & 116th Streets on uptown side of Malcolm X Blvd. 2, 3 express trains arrive directly to location on (IRT – red line)....

Malcolm X Multimedia Walking Tour

May 19, 2010 Malcolm X would have been 85 years old, come with us as we walk through Harlem and celebrate the life and times of the one who sacrificed it all for what he believed in, he truly did it for the people.  As we walk through the grand village a Harlem native...

Blacks in Orbit

” Blacks in Orbit”, another great doc. by Harlem legend Mr. Bill Miles. Pioneering Black Astronauts tell their story about breaking barriers and taking on new frontiers. This film is fitting for Black History Month 2010, considering the technological age...

Featured Harlem Tour

Harlem Gospel Walking Tours     Join us for our Harlem Gospel Walking Tour every Sunday featuring soul stirring Gospel music followed by a cultural Harlem Walking tour conducted by a lifelong Harlem tour guide. The idea of the walking portion is to convey the general...

Harlem Heritage Movie/TV Walking Tour.

Explore Hollywood in Harlem on our Harlem Movie Walking Tour.  Visit the sights and watch clips/segments of classic Harlem movies such as Lady Sings the Blues, New Jack City, American Gangster, Cotton Comes to Harlem and many more. Compare real Harlem with the movie...

Malcolm X Mix Tape Celebration

Come join us during Black History Month as we remember Malcolm X. Lets try to measure the impact that this single human being had and still has on the WORLD – incredible when you think about it.  We will present 90 minutes of raw Malcolm X footage complimented...

Changing Face of Harlem

A WORK-IN-PROGRESS documentary that overviews the development in Harlem during the last 20 years and speculates on the outlook of the community.  From the voices of residents, business owners, politicians, developers, and clergy, this documentary reveals feelings of...

Men Of Bronze

Documentary to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the triumphant return from France of the Harlem Hellfighters. “Men of Bronze” tells of the challenges the 369th Regiment experienced and how they helped bring democracy to the world. During Black History...
Comeback Charleston Blue

Comeback Charleston Blue

Comeback Charleston Blue is the sequel to Cotton Comes to Harlem.  Released in 1972, this movie talks to many of the issues pertaining to Harlem of the 1960’s & 1970’s such Black militancy, numbers running, police brutality and community organizing. ...
Cotton Comes To Harlem

Cotton Comes To Harlem

Ossie Davis – Film Actor, Stage Performer, Director and Humanitarian made his directorial debut with this successful black action movie in 1970.  Wonderfully shot, this film has great street scenes of 1970’s Harlem. Dates: Tuesday February – Black...

Harlem Renaissance Night

Visit Harlem, and be a part of a one of a kind experience that will revisit the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s when the community was filled with cultural icons such as Duke Ellington, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes and James Weldon Johnson. The night...

Amateur Night at the Apollo Bus Tour

Come to Harlem during 2007 and help us celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the world famous Apollo Theater. Tour begins with a guided walking/bus tour through the Life & Times of Apollo greats who either lived or worked in Harlem. Visit the address of Sandman Sims,...

Sunday Jazz Vocal Jam Session Walking Tour

Day Starts with a walking through Harlem history featuring churches, institutions of art & culture, eateries, shopping, and much more. After walk, we will enter one of Harlem’s most historic jazz clubs and enjoy a jazz vocalist jam session – jazz singers from all...

Harlem Gospel Multimedia Bus Tour

Video footage will be interspersed though your Sunday morning walk and rider through Come to Harlem on a Sunday morning and ride and walk through the spirit of religious heritage while before experiencing the wonderful sounds of gospel music at one of our community...

The Roots of Hip Hop Multimedia Bus Tour

Hip Hop started in the Bronx in the 1970’s and has since become a global phenomenon, but true Hip Hop culture has been lost in the mix.  Travel with MC Greg Nice as we take a trip back in time and explore the neighborhoods in the Bronx and Harlem where Hip Hop...