Rare, rare photograph from the recently purchased Jet magazine archives with Nipsey Russell Harlem’s ‘Son Of Fun‘ at the Baby Grand nightclub in Harlem, 1954.
The Baby Grand Bar at 319 West 125th Street (between st. Nicholas and 8th avenue), opened in 1953, it was a saloon with a bright mural of a piano above Continue Reading →
Billboard reports that should have been an uneventful stay for Donisha Prendergast, the eldest grandchild of Bob and Rita Marley, in the suburban community of Rialto, California, instead became an Continue Reading →
Esther Jones (aka Gertrude Saunders), known by her stage name, “Baby Esther,” was an singer and entertainer of the late 1920s. Her “baby” singing style often included the phrase “Boop-oop-a-doop”. She Continue Reading →
I’m sitting in my office, looking out at the trees. Although the air conditioner is on to cool the rest of the house (because it’s 90 degrees outside), I have Continue Reading →
Setting out with a 35 mm camera in 1970, urban sociologist, historian, and photographer Camilo José Vergara (How the Other Half Worships) photographed the New York neighborhood of Harlem for Continue Reading →
The video is filmed on a snowy winter day with a panoply of little known to legendary places, spaces and faces throughout Harlem, New York.
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