EPIX releases a teaser trailer for Godfather of Harlem. The crime drama focuses on the life and times of Bumpy Johnson, a real-life mafia boss who forever changed Harlem, NY.
By Robert Walker Bill Duke‘s career spans almost 50 years, making him a Hollywood icon as both an actor and director.
Frank “the Prime Minister” Costello, born Francesco Castiglia; January 26, 1891 – February 18, 1973, was an Italian-American Mafia gangster and crime boss.
These Harlem homes stand proudly gazing across the Hudson River at the cliffs of New Jersey. Their brows are marked by ornamental pediments.
Come from Harlem and flying first class is a dream. Viewed as a reward for success or simply prudent points collecting, it’s the zenith of commercial air travel.
Jezebel writes that there’s an HBO Films project in the works dedicated to the life of Stephanie St. Clair, the legendary Harlem numbers runner.
Stephanie St. Clair, 1886 – 1969, was a bookmaker in Harlem. Madam St. Clair was born of mixed French and African descent on Martinique.
Lifetime today unveiled its 2016/2017 development slate. Janet Jackson will executive produce the story of 1920’s New York City mobster, Queenie – the first and only woman gangster during the prohibition, Continue Reading →
Harlemite Ms. Tyson is a Tony Award-winner (The Trip to Bountiful), a three-time Emmy Award winner (“The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” “The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All”) and Continue Reading →