Jess McMahon, Harlem Irish Professional Wrestling, Boxing Promoter And Patriarch Of The WWWF McMahon family

Roderick James “Jess” McMahon Sr., May 26, 1882 – November 22, 1954, was a Harlem Irish professional wrestling and professional boxing promoter, and the patriarch of the McMahon family. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

How To Honor Your Irish Heritage From Harlem To Hollywood

There has been a Gaelic revival in Europe and the United States which means most Irish things have been receiving a lot of attention lately. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Irish Boxer Charlie Pilkington The “Harlem Flash” 1897 – 1974

Charles Francis Pilkington, September 22, 1897 – May 20, 1974, known as Charlie Pilkington and The Meriden Flash, was an Irish-American professional boxer in the Featherweight division. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

The London Irish Pub Comes Home To Harlem

At the turn of the twentieth century many Irish men and women made East Harlem home, and now ABC7 reports that a new gastropub specializing in craft cocktails, hearty Irish comfort food, and American bar bites has debuted in East Harlem. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….”…