Harlem’s Cicely Tyson And Miles Davis

Cicely Tyson was born (December 19, 1933) and raised in Harlem, New York by William Tyson and Theodosia Tyson. The photo above is from stunning couple in August 1968 attending the premiere of ‘The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter’ in New York City. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

HW PicK: “Miles Ahead,” Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis (video)

Miles Ahead, a film directed by and starring Don Cheadle about music icon, Harlem fave, Miles Davis, with co-stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, and Michael Stuhlbarg. 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.

Miles Davis Protégé Eddie Henderson At Smoke In Harlem

Trumpeter Eddie Henderson, an important protégé of Miles Davis, says more with a single note than most manage in an entire chorus. 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.

Miles Dewey Davis III, 8-9 Years Of Age, 1934-1935

Miles Dewey Davis III was born on May 26, 1926, to an affluent African-American family in Alton, Illinois. His father, Miles Dewey Davis, Jr., was a dentist. In 1927, the family moved to East St. Louis, Illinois. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post…