Reverend Major Jealous “Father” Divine In Harlem (Update)

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 →

Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, Harlem NY 1881 – 1960 (Video)

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 →

Harlem’s Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, “The Black Eagle Of Harlem” (video)

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 →

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