Here are the results of a legendary meeting that way it was reported, we start with The Militant reported that: On September 19th, 1960 Fidel Castro traveled to the United States to address the United Nations, General Assembly.
Here is a rare video of remarks made by the then Democratic party presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy.
In 1960, Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in New York to visit the United Nations, angrily checked out of the Shelburne Hotel in a dispute with the management.
The Hotel Theresa, located at 2082-96 Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Boulevard between West 124th and 125th Streets in Harlem, NY, was, in the mid-20th century, a vibrant center of African American life in the area and the city.
Adam Clayton Powell and Malcolm X in his office in the Hotel Theresa in central Harlem, 1960’s … become a fan of Harlem history at https://www.facebook.com/HarlemHiistory
Mr. Cedric “Mr.” Wilson, worked at the Hotel Theresa for 25 years as the building Manager. Harlem World Magazine spoke to Mr. Wilson a few months after his retirement about working at the historical location.
Braddock Hotel was a hotel at 2350 Frederick Douglass Avenue at the corner of 126th Street and 8th Avenue in Harlem, New York.
In December, 1920, Ed H. Wilson opened a small hotel, the Hotel Olga (which was once called McAvoy’s Saloon), expressly for Harlem’s African-American clientele.
Ruby Bailey was born in Bermuda in 1905 and arrived in the United States in 1912 with her mother and sister. She lived in Harlem until her death in 2003 at the age of 97.
In an important move, the Harlem 125th Street Business Improvement District and the Brixton BID have announced the first-ever Twinning of two such organizations.
The Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU) was a Pan-Africanist organization founded by Malcolm X in the Hotel Theresa in Harlem, NY, in 1964.
Outtakes of Nation of Islam (NOI) rally, 369th Regiment Armory, 142nd Street and 8th Avenue, Harlem, N. Y., June 28, 1964, addressed by NOI leader Elijah Muhammad (formerly Poole) and heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali (formerly Cassius Clay).
Una Mae Carlisle, co-owner of Gee-Haw Stables (aka Mercedes’ Gee-Haw Riding Academy) was a Harlem jazz club at 160 West 132nd Street.
A great photograph taken of John F. Kennedy Democratic nominee speaking at a rally in front of the historic Hotel Theresa on the southwest corner at 7th Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,) looking northeast towards 125th Street in Harlem, New York, on October 12, 1960.
A great photograph of the classy boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson saluting the adoring crowd after the Randolph Turpin fight on August 7th, Harlem, New York, 1951.