She Was A Harlem Owner Of The Largest African American Beauty Parlor In The World, Founder Of Freedom National Bank, And Wife Of Joe Louis

Rose Meta Morgan began a beauty empire in Harlem, NY, during the 1940s and quickly became a powerhouse in the field and a doyenne of African American high society. Become Continue Reading →

Boxer Joe Louis And Wife Marva “The Best Dressed Woman In America” Trotter Harlem NY (Rare Video)

Rare video footage of boxing champ Joe Louis and his wife Mara “the best dressed woman in America” Trotter seen outside an apartment building in Harlem, New York. Become an Harlem Continue Reading →

Canceled: Ritual Cooking For The Orishas With Alashe Joel “ElCangri” Rosado In East Harlem

The CCCADI continues its virtual Sacred Traditions programming with Ritual Cooking for the Orishas with Alashe Joel “El Cangri” Rosado on February 22, 2021, 6 pm – 8 pm Become Continue Reading →

Joel Augustus Rogers, Author, Journalist, Historian And Harlemite, 1880/3 – 1966

Joel Augustus Rogers, September 6, 1880/3 – March 26, 1966, the Harlem-based Jamaican-American author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of Africa and the African diaspora. Become an Continue Reading →