Memorial Service For President John F. Kennedy In Mount Olivet Church, Harlem 1963

kennedy-memmpirla-in-harlemHastily organized memorial services for President John F. Kennedy were held throughout the world, allowing many to express their grief. Here’s the Memorial Service held in Mount Olivet Church, Harlem. Continue Reading →

11 Ways To Honor 9/11 From Harlem To Hollywood

twin-towers2September 11, 2001 will always be a tragic day in American history from Harlem to Hollywood, but in the years since the attacks, it has become a day to honor the victims and survivors by doing good. Continue Reading →

The History Of Veterans Day From Harlem To Hollywood

369th harlem hellfightersWorld War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: African Americans’ Memorial Day

431832_169236859911383_1841802600_nThe first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →