The New York Black Yankees were a professional Negro league baseball team based in New York City, Paterson, NJ, and Rochester, NY that played from 1936 to 1948.
With complete swagger in motion is one of baseball’s most charismatic cats, Satchel Paige. After he played baseball in Puerto Rico with the Brujos de Guayama (the Guayama Witch Doctors) he moved to New York City.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem will host its 5th Annual Literary Festival on Saturday, June 17th, 2023.
As part of this year’s Home Team Advantage Small Business Contest, Mastercard and the New York Yankees have come together to honor the small businesses from Harlem to Hollis.
The daughter of black baseball legend Henry Kimbro has spent the past year writing a new book to help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Baseball Negro League in Nashville.
Join host Marc “the Rass” Rasbury as he talks about sports today: life after the London 2012 Olympics; the NY Yankees don’t wear Red Sox; the NY Giants predicts for 2012, the NY Jets quarterback soap opera, and the Harlem summer basketball tournaments with SlamJam, Rucker and YES’s SmartBall leaques. Listen to the conversation today…
Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, May 25, 1878 – November 25, 1949, was a pioneer and pre-eminent African-American tap dance performer since his childhood.
Today Danny Tisdale talked to Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton about her baseball legend father Henry Kimbro and her new book Daddy’s Scrapbook, Henry Kimbro of the Negro Baseball League, A Daughter’s Perspective on The Danny Tisdale Show.
Tennessee State University Associate Professor Dr. Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton has received the Robert Peterson Recognition Award for her book, “Daddy’s Scrapbook, Henry Kimbro of the Negro Baseball League, A Daughter’s Perspective“.
Here is a great photos of one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history Satchel Paige waiting for pool hall adversary, on a street in Harlem, New York (1941).
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today convened the city’s first-ever Live Performance Industry Council meeting.
The NYC & Company Foundation honored leaders of the City’s aviation, business, hospitality, and cultural industries at the 20th annual Visionaries & Voices Gala.
On November 3, 2021, The New York Landmarks Conservancy will host its 28th Living Landmarks Celebration at The Plaza.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Yankee Stadium will open this week as a mega vaccination site,
For its 50th season, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been presenting a retrospective of some of the troupe’s signature works.