Twenty Two West or “22 West” was the name of the Harlem Restaurant – Bar – Jazz Club – Gallery & Banquet Room, that was located at 22 West.135th Street, between 5th and Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
Rev. Al Sharpton warned President-Election Donald Trump to “saddle up your horse” because he’s planning to spend the eight weeks leading up to Trump’s inauguration fighting any changes that could adversely impact communities of color—starting with a rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on January 14. Continue Reading →
“Think different.” was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc., in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA\Chiat\Day that resonated from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →
Bounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with a new original short-form series called “Memories of My Father” featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue Reading →
Jussie Smollett will host the eighth season of the public television show AfroPoP: The Ultimate Exchange. Continue Reading →
This Lincoln Center commission commemorates the 35th anniversary of Howard Zinn’s seminal book, A People’s History of the United States, with music and spoken-word performances that will bring to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people in the book: Continue Reading →
This year’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, includes a popular disco in the LGBT community, Miami’s Little Havana, and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “war room,” housed inside of the A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, AL.
By Tod Roulette
Margaret O’Connor Jackson serves as President of Marpeg Realty Corp. and Marcus Jackson Funeral Home, Inc., located at 3362 Boston Road, in the North East Bronx.
Photographs by Seitu Oronde
On Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City.
Franco the Great (born Franklin Gaskin in Panama 1928, also the Harlem Picasso) is a street artist in Harlem, New York. He earned his notoriety by painting storefront security gates in West Harlem. Continue Reading →