Harlem’s Legendary Samuel Jesse Battle, The First African-American New York City Police Department Officer, 1883 – 1966

Samuel Jesse Battle, January 16, 1883 – August 7, 1966, was an American police officer and the first African-American New York City Police Department officer, sworn in on March 6, 1911. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Mayor Adams Announces More Than 1,300 New Yorkers Have Accepted Shelter Since Launch Of Subway Safety Plan

New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced that three months into the Subway Safety Plan, 1,379 people experiencing homelessness have accepted placement in safe haven, stabilization, and shelter beds. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.