Sponsored Love: The 30th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) will celebrate its 30th anniversary from November 25 to December 11, 2022, with 89 narratives and documentaries from 44 countries to be presented in seven different venues in Manhattan. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

Harlem’s Elise Johnson McDougald, The First African-American Woman Principal In NYC Public Schools, 1885 – 1971

Elise Johnson McDougald, October 13, 1885 – June 10, 1971, aka Gertrude Elise McDougald Ayer, was an American educator, writer, activist and first African-American woman principal in New York City public schools. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…