Margaret Johnson, the granddaughter of larger-than-life Harlem gangster Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson who earned her own street stripes when she shot a mugger trying to rob her in her wheelchair, died Continue Reading →
Ellsworth Raymond Johnson (October 31, 1905 – July 7, 1968) — known as “Bumpy” Johnson — was an American mob boss and bookmaker in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood.
Season two of Godfather Of Harlem will see Bumpy continue his struggle to reclaim command over Harlem from the Italian mobsters by attempting to seed internal discord and sever their Continue Reading →
The legendary Mayme Hatcher Johnson was born in North Carolina, 1915, and moved to New York City in 1938, where she found work as a waitress at a club owned Continue Reading →
The Black Box, a quarterly subscription service that provides a direct path to Black-owned business, proudly announces its partnership with EPIX for the launch of the second season of its Continue Reading →
There is plenty that is great about Harlem, but it can take a special person to portray it just perfectly.
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