While sitting at home in Harlem, when you Google “1968 Olympics” the first suggestion returned is “1968 Olympics Black Power salute.” Continue Reading →
In an earlier article Harlem World Magazine reported that Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman Ibtihaj Muhammad in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics. Continue Reading →
Nelson Beasley Vails, born October 13, 1960 – , retired cyclist came from Harlem bike messenger to the podium of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA.
Akhnaten “Akhi” Spencer-El, 1979 – present, Spencer El is a 2009 graduate of Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary where he completed his Maestro’s degree. A native of Harlem, Spencer-El started fencing at the Peter Westbrook Foundation at the age of 13. Continue Reading →