Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD SHOP! Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer and best known for designing Continue Reading →

From The Ottoman Empire To A Harlem Empire, The Story Of Morris Schinasi, 1855 – 1928

SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD SHOP! Morris Schinasi, Turkish: Moris Şinasi; 1855 – September 10, 1928, was an Ottoman-born wealthy American businessman in the tobacco industry and philanthropist who lived Continue Reading →

Schinasi Brothers Cigarette Factory, Harlem 1904 –

SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD SHOP! In 1904 this cigarette factory at 309-11 West 120th Street in Harlem was made the superior high-quality cigarettes made from expensive imported Turkish tobacco.

Harlem To Hunan, The Founder And CEO Samuel Waxman Receives China’s Highest Honor

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), an international nonprofit organization that funds cutting-edge cancer research, today announced that its founder and CEO, Samuel Waxman, M.D. received China’s highest honor Continue Reading →

China Merchants Bank Faces Suit Over Racial Discrimination In Harlem

Bloomberg reports that China Merchants Bank Co. was accused of discriminating against African-Americans in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a former executive who claims she was fired for blowing Continue Reading →

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