Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind

Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind

In a small amount of time, approximately 3 years Mr. Marcus Garvey was able to write himself in the annals of world history – just incredible. join us as learn about this often misunderstood leader who advocated that Black people look inward toward our...
Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders

Incredible documentary conveying the collective efforts of both Black and White young people who tested the tolerence of racism within interstate motor coach bus traveling. Eventually the kids make a differnce leading to many other accomplishments during the Civil...
The Black Power Mix Tape

The Black Power Mix Tape

Amazing footage telling the story of the Black Power Movement from 1967 – 1975 in a mix tape modern day Hip Hop style with current day narration by those who were there during the period. Some of the best footage I have ever seen – I love it.     Dates:...
Brother Outsider

Brother Outsider

Bayard Rustin was one of the smartest and bravest of the 1960’s Civil Rights Leaders, but he is one of the least known and we at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center think that is a crime. Mr. Rustin was one of Dr. King’s top advisor, the March...
Bio of Frederick Douglass

Bio of Frederick Douglass

    Dates: February 19th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 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 express...

Harlem Heritage Walking Tour + Apollo Theater Experience.

Harlem Heritage Tours and the Apollo Theater collaborate to present the “Harlem Heritage Apollo Theater Walking Tour.  Tour starts with authentic Harlem walking tour loaded with lots of Harlem history focusing on music, old Harlem music venues and legendary...

Spanish Harlem Walking Tour

Visit Spanish Harlem and explore the history of Salsa music while seeing and feeling one of New York Cities best kept cultural secrets. A historian will explain the evolution of Salsa music and guide you to residences associated with innovators such as Tito Puente,...

“Live on Lenox Thursday night Harlem Tour”

Join us for our annual Harlem Heritage Christmas Day Multimedia Walking Tour. Nothing is better than being in Harlem on Christmas Day walking the historic streets as you enjoy the sights and learn the history while listening to wonderful Christmas music that will...
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:...

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...
Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. in his own words.

Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. in his own words.

Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. was one of the most powerful men in Washington during the 1960’s when he chaired the committe for education and labor, writing legislation that still benefits us today.  Unforfortunately we have folks who live on Adam C. Powell Jr....
The Cool World

The Cool World

The Cool World, film depicting 1960’s gang culture in Harlem with many underlining themes pertaining to the conditions present in Harlem at the time. Great 1960’s street scenes, believe it or not we spotted my Mom’s 1st building in Harlem in the...
Waiting for Superman

Waiting for Superman

Waiting for Superman takes an interseting look at public education vs charter school education and features Geoffrey Canada Founder of Harlem Childrens Zone. Education is one of the hottest political issue in Harlem these days and we feel all community residents...
For Our Sons

For Our Sons

  This is a wonderful documentary that features interviews with prominent African American males who have over come obstacles to achieve success against all odds. The idea is to encourage young African American males to reach for the stars and follow in the foot steps...
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...
Romare Bearden’s Harlem

Romare Bearden’s Harlem

. Romare Bearden is the ultimate collage artist who drew constant inspiration from the authentic Harlem scene ever present during his youthful in Harlem.     Dates: February – 28th, 2015 – Black History Month 2015 Time: 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM Price:...
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...

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:...

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...

Sunday Pre Dinner Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour

Many are coming to Harlem in the afternoon for dinner, but want something to do before dinner starts in the afternoon. The pre-dinner Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour is the answer: This walking tour transports you back to the days of the Harlem Renaissance, when the...

The Harlem Heritage Multimedia Basketball/Hip-Hop Walking Tour.

This multimedia walking tour takes you to the neighborhoods, parks, community gyms and makeshift courts that spawned the careers of some of New York Cities best known urban basketball/entertainment personalities. In addition to Harlem’s basketball/urban history,...

I’m From Harlem

02/07/2010 During Black History Month 2005 Harlem Heritage Tours had the pleasure of working with many within the arts community including one of my favorite poets “Harlem 125”.  I experienced Harlem 125’s work for the first time at a poetry function...

Learn about Adam with Harlem Heritage Tours

On Feb. 17th 2005, I attended the unveiling of “Higher Ground”: statue designed by Sculptor, Branly Cadet in honor of famed Congressman and religious leader Dr. Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. The location of statue is fitting (125th St. & Adam Clayton...

The Hon. Professor Preston Wilcox

01/25/2010 One of the first theme tours I conducted back in 2000 was based on the Life and times of Malcolm X, the biggest fan of the idea was an older gentlemen I just met named Professor Wilcox.  I was in search for anything I could find in reference to the presence...

Price of the Ticket

01/25/2010 The above picture (1979) is of Filmmaker Bill Miles and noted Novelist James Baldwin during preparation for James Baldwins inclusion in “I Remember Harlem” Bill Miles would often tell us stories about meeting James Baldwin and what an...

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...

Harlem HellFighter T-Shirt

Harlem HellFighter T-Shirt & Harlem Heritage Logo on Back of shirt Price: $15.00 Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL Colors: Black/White, Light Blue/Blue

Harlem Chain T-Shirt

    Harlem Chain T-Shirt Price: $15.00 Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL Colors: White

Chill I Got This Obama T-Shirt

  “Chill I Got This” Obama T-Shirt   Chill I Got This Obama T-Shirt Price: $25.00 Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL Colors: White/Royal...

The original “Harlem Fritz” T

Super Bowl season XLVIII the legacy of “Harlem Fritz” come to life. From the Harlem lab where everything is a guaranteed original. Price: $20.00 Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL Colors: white on black & black on...

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...

“Sugar Ray Robinson Athlete, Celebrity, Harlemite Icon”

In Harlem during the 1940’s and 1950’s, Boxer, Sugar Ray Robinson was the epitome of success in and outside of the ring.  Sugar Ray was the 1st major African-American athlete to experience international cross over success in both black and white circles, all along...

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 Book Fair Multimedia Literary / Cultural Bus Tour

The 15th Annual Harlem Book Fair will take place Saturday, July 20st, 2013. The Harlem Book Fair is the largest book fair of its kind, and is expected to draw more than 50,000 New Yorkers and visitors to West 135th Street (between Fifth Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell,...

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...

The Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Multimedia Bus Tour

For over four decades Adam Clayton Powell Jr. served as one of America’s greatest religious and political leaders, championing the rights of disadvantaged people worldwide. Ride and walk through Harlem as we use multimedia effects such as video and audio clips...

The Official Harlem Jazz and Music Festival Multimedia Bus Tour

This tour walks visitors through the 32nd year history of HARLEM WEEK and the great contribution that the festival and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce have made to the community. Visit sights associated with the event and its founders such as Strivers Row /...

Harlem Heritage Art Walking Tour

The renown sculptor Ousmane Gueye’s “Triple Thought”  taken from inside the P.C.O.G. Gallery in 2002.  Photo: Samuel Thiam Sculpture: Private Collection of Karen Ramdhanie An arts renaissance has been slowly building in Harlem in the past few years...

Spanish Harlem Multimedia Bus Tour

“The Spanish Harlem Multimedia Bus Tour” visits many Spanish Harlem sights vibrant with Latino culture. Archival film footage will be shown on the bus to compliment visits to sights associated with greats such as Tito Puente, Fiorello LaGuardia, Vito Marcantonio, Joe...

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...

The Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Bus / Walking Tour

The idea of this tour is to convey what the Civil Rights Movement was, what it meant to the country/world, and the role that Harlem leaders and community organizations played in the movement. Considering the resent accomplishments of President Barack Obama, we think...

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...

The Harlem Heritage Multimedia Bus / Walking Tour

This multimedia bus / walking tour provides an overall history of the Harlem community, with special emphasis on 20th century Harlem. Learn how Harlem became the African-American capital of the USA and the impact the community has had on the world over the past 100...

Apollo Theater Walking Tour

Come to Harlem during the 2007 and help us celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the world famous Apollo Theater. The Apollo stage has been the launching pad to stardom for some of the world’s greatest entertainers via its “Amateur Night at the Apollo”...

Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Walking Tour

Some of Manhattan’s most beautiful architecture exists in this culturally drenched Harlem neighborhood. Visit the house originally inhibited by Alexander Hamilton in the late 1790’s. This part of Northern Manhattan is called Sugar Hill, due to the fact that...

Spanish Harlem Day Trip

The Spanish Harlem Day Trip explores the Hispanic and Latin culture present in the Eastern section of the Village of Lady Harlem.  Many Italian immigrants settles in Spanish Harlem during the 1880’s followed by those from Puerto Rico the 1940’s after World...