This is a rare original document of Harlem History from The New York Times newspaper, from August 1, 1938, regarding the controversial Sufi Abdul Hamid, who was killed when his Continue Reading →
In 1930s Harlem, a man known as Father Divine founded the International Peace Mission movement, founded on ideals of racial equality and communal living.
Father Divine, 1876 – September 10, 1965, also known as Reverend M. J. Divine, was an African American spiritual leader from about 1907 until his death. His full self-given name Continue Reading →
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine continues its 2018–2019 season of Great Music in a Great Space on Monday, November 5 at 7:30 pm with ARMENIA 1918/2018.
Elder Clayborn Martin or Clayhorn Martin, “The Barefoot Prophet.” Martin had been born a slave in Virginia in 1851.
Marcelino Manuel da Graça, January 25, 1881 or 1884 – January 12, 1960, better known as Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, or Daddy Grace, was the founder and first bishop Continue Reading →
Hubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned Continue Reading →
It was a humid evening in Miami on July 21, 2017, when visual artist John “JonOne” Perello walked into Wynwood’s Cafeina in an all-white jumpsuit, ready to create another vibrant masterpiece.
Astor Row is the name given to 130th Street between Fifth Avenue and Lenox Avenue in Harlem, in the New York City borough of Manhattan. More specifically, it refers to Continue Reading →