Before the Dipset crew took over Harlem, Black Swan Records was an American jazz and blues record label founded in 1921 in Harlem, New York. It was the first widely distributed label to be owned, operated, and marketed to African Americans.
Harry Herbert Pace, January 6, 1884 – July 19, 1943, was an African-American music publisher and insurance executive, and the founder of Black Swan Records in 1922 based at 2289 Seventh Avenue in Harlem, NY.
Harry Herbert Pace, January 6, 1884 – July 19, 1943, was a Harlem music publisher and insurance executive.
Even though Frank Sinatra was not a Harlemite he visited Harlem often, eating pizza at Patsy’s, he hung out at Sugar Ray Robinson’s Eatery on 136th Street, danced with Harlemite Alice Barker and much more.
Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer noted for his sensational escape acts.
Black Swan Records was the first jazz, blues, gospel, opera arias, spirituals, and blues record label founded in 1921 in Harlem, New York.
Hattie King Reavis, also known as H. King Reavis or Hattie Beatrice Reavis, November 18, 1890 – March 12, 1970, was a singer, song writer, and theater performer who lived in Harlem, NY.
The Harlem Chamber Players, Founding Executive and Artistic Director Liz Player, will mark its 15th Anniversary and Black Music Month with a musical extravaganza Harlem Songfest II
Black Public Media (BPM) will hold its sixth PitchBLACK Forum — the largest pitch competition for Black, independent filmmakers and creative technologists in the United States — on April 25 and 26, 2023.
Abram Hill, also known as Ab Hill, January 20, 1910 – October 13, 1986, was a Harlem playwright, and author of On Strivers Row, Walk Hard, Talk Loud, and several other plays.
Harlem’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine closes out the year with celebration and song with the annual New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace.
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 influential motion pictures to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
On Monday, November 14, 2022, beginning at 5:30 pm, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual MAD Ball gala at the Museum’s home at 2 Columbus Circle, New York.
Join us on Saturday, October 15, 2022, to learn, care for, and celebrate the NYC urban forest at ‘City of Forest Day’!
Jonas Edward Salk, born Jonas Salk; October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995, was an American virologist and medical researcher who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines.