John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon), April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851, was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter.
Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, born Giuseppe Buonaparte, Italian, 7th January 1768 – 28th July 1844, was a French diplomat and nobleman who lived in Harlem.
Harlem inspired British style early in Harlem’s history with Lord Viscount Courtenay, Francis James Jackson, and others who stayed at the Claremont Inn on 123rd Street and Riverside in Harlem at the Continue Reading →
A trailblazing California chef who pioneered underground dining in San Francisco is opening a tasting menu restaurant in Harlem reports Eater.
(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →
What began more than a year ago with an NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against people of color by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into Continue Reading →
Tupac Amaru Shakur June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996, also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
For its 50th season, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been presenting a retrospective of some of the troupe’s signature works.
Patti Austin, born on the 10th August, 1950, is an American R&B, pop and jazz singer. Austin was born in Harlem, New York to Gordon Austin, a jazz trombonist, and Edna Continue Reading →