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Harlem Sports Heritage – Althea Gibson

Harlem Sports Heritage – Althea Gibson Althea Gibson July 1957, back on her old Harlem block after winning women’s championship in Britain’s historic Wimbledon tournament, first Black to do it in the history of Wimbleton. #misterharlem #harlemheritage #harlemheritagetours...

Malcolm, Adam, Martin and Friends Cultural Walk.

Malcolm, Adam, Martin and Friends Cultural Walk. Black History Month 2018, Feb.18th – 28th, Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center partners with local businesses, mounting an exhibition “Malcolm, Adam, Martin and friends, a Harlem Street Story, If These Streets Could Talk” and complimenting...
Upcoming Tours Sun 23 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour December 23 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Sun 30 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour December 30 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Jan 06 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour January 6, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39...

Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog

Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Harlem is ideal for running and jogging, consisting of 55 city blocks, unofficially starting where Central Park ends at 110th Street, from the East River all the west to the Hudson River. Beautiful parks and wide open...

Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday

Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings. Your content goes here....

Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday

Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday Happy Birthday to the late great daughter of Harlem, Mrs. Rudy Dee. Born October 27th, 1922 in Cleveland Ohio, but moved to Harlem at a very early age. Sitting thinking of what Harlem must have been like for her in Harlem during her youth 1930’s /...

UK walking in the shadows of Civil Rights History

UK walking in the shadows of Civil Rights History https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Students with us from the United Kingdom, all have studied the American Civil Rights Movement in their classroom they walk in the shadows of history. On April 4th, 1967 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic...

Family from Brooklyn with us in Harlem

Family from Brooklyn with us in Harlem https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Husband and wife from Brooklyn, wow, what a great picture. So much enjoyment. Gentlemen is a member of the esteemed and historic Black fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha, and so was the great Congressmen Dr. Rev. Adam Clayton...

Friends from Brooklyn with us in Harlem

Friends from Brooklyn with us in Harlem https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Husband and wife from Brooklyn, wow, what a great picture. So much enjoyment. Gentlemen is a member of the esteemed and historic Black fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha, and so was the great Congressmen Dr. Rev. Adam Clayton...

Memphis in Harlem, civil rights movement, a shared history.

Memphis in Harlem, civil rights movement, a shared history. https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Husband and wife from Memphis, wow, what a great picture. So much enjoyment. Gentlemen is a member of the esteemed and historic African-American fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha, and so was the great Congressmen Dr. Rev. Adam...

Franco the Great, a man who helped to make Harlem beautiful

Franco the Great, a man who helped to make Harlem beautiful Currently sitting here reading “Franco the Great, Born to Live”: The True Story of The Man Who Made Harlem Beautiful”, what an interesting life story, it’s always a pleasure to meet Franco on the streets of Harlem, but I never knew he was of...

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....
Cultural Harlem Blog I’m now looking at DIVI videos on youtube, I want to starting posting via my blog instead of Facebook so much, I writing a lot on my personal Facebook page and want to transfer that content to my blog.  Yes, that would be the best approach,...
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“Miles Ahead”

“Miles Ahead” Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of MILES AHEAD directed and starring Don Cheadle. Days: Thursday July 28th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104...

M & M Smith “For Prosperity’s Sake”

M & M Smith “For Prosperity’s Sake” Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of M & M Smith : “For Prosperity’s Sake” Days: Thursday August 4th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 8:30 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center...
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 express...
Classic Made in Harlem T – Shirt. Colors available – black & white Price – 20.00 Sizes – med., large, 1xl, 2xl, 3xl, 4xl...
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...

I Remember Harlem Parts 1 and 2

I Remember Harlem Parts 1 and 2 “I Remember Harlem” is a four part series chronicling Harlem history over 350 years intermingling rare footage, great story telling and music, making this production the best ever to teach the story of Harlem. Parts 1 and 2, 1600’s –...

I Remember Harlem Parts 3 and 4

I Remember Harlem Parts 3 and 4   “I Remember Harlem” four part series chronicling Harlem’s heritage over 350 years (1600’s – 1980’s) intermingling rare footage, great story telling and music making this production the best ever to teach the story of Harlem. Parts 3 and 4 traces...

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...

Harlem Heritage Tours – Saturday Night NBA All Star Weekend

Harlem Heritage Tours – Saturday Night NBA All Star Weekend Join us at Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center for Saturday Night NBA All Star Weekend. Dates: Saturday February 14th 2015 – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th &...

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...

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...
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...
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Title: I Remember Harlem – parts 1 & 2Location: Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural CenterLink out: Click hereDate:...
Title: “Live on Lenox Thursday Night Harlem Tour”Location: Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center 104 Malcolm X Blvd. 2 and 3 trains on the IRT line arrive directly to meeting location.Link out: Click hereDate:...
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...

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...

General Harlem Heritage Multimedia Tour Lunch Tour

General Harlem Heritage Multimedia Tour Lunch Tour General Harlem Heritage Multimedia Lunch Tour General Harlem Heritage Multimedia Tour Lunch Tour consists of 45 minute video presentation conveying the history of Harlem with soul food lunch served inside of the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center followed...
Hip Hop culture stated in the Bronx, but Harlem served as both stage and player during the early days of Hip Hop.  The Roots of Hip Hop Multimedia Walking Tour takes back to the early 1970′s/1980′s when local young people used their creativity and imagination to...
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:...
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“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”, 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...

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...

Uncommon Images

Uncommon Images  A passionate James Van Dee tells the story of his life in detail, his interest in music, love for his wife and how he started his photography business – MUST SEE!     Dates: Friday February 28th 2015 – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00...

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 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...
Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at King Towers Community Center (NYCHA) 1/21/2013 from Harlem Heritage Tours on Vimeo. It was a pleasure once again to participate in the Annual Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the King Towers...
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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...
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...
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” 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” 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 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...
Dates: Super Bowl Sunday February 5th, 2012 Time: 6:30 PM Game Time Price: $10.00 Per Person or what ever you can contribute. Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th – 116th Street and Malcolm X Blvd.  2 and...
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:...
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 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 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...
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...
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 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...
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...

Liberators

Liberators   “Liberators” this is the most controversal of the films created by Mr. Bill Miles about the participation of African-American solders in liberating German concentration camps. Dates: February 2015 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person...
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...
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 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...

“A Great Day in Harlem”

“A Great Day in Harlem” Dates: February 27th – Black History Month 2015 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 express trains...