Harlem’s Legendary New York Pioneer Club And The Father Of Long-Distance Running 1936 –

The New York Pioneer Club was founded in 1936 in Harlem, NY by Joseph Yancey, Bob Douglas, and William Culbreath, the Pioneers was a club for Black and Jewish men Continue Reading →

Misty Copeland And Others At New York City Center Live Home Virtual Programming Announced

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced New York City Center Live @ Home virtual programming including a newly commissioned weekly performance series.

New Harlem’s Allan Harris CD-Eddie Jefferson 100 Yrs.

With his gruff, gravelly voice, his penchant for hep cat diction, and the serpentine bebop turns of his vocalese creations, the late Eddie Jefferson might not seem the ideal match Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ruby Bailey, A Fashion Pioneer NY 1912 – 2003

Ruby Bailey was born in Bermuda in 1905 and arrived in the United States in 1912 with her mother and sister. She lived in Harlem until her death in 2003 Continue Reading →