Black Folks Worshiped In Own Spaces Before Slavery’s End From New York To Alabama,

On a narrow street in Harlem sits the oldest black church in New York state, one of many black congregations that developed in the decades before slavery ended nationwide and Continue Reading →

Riverside Drive Scenic North-South Thoroughfare From Harlem And Beyond 1865-

Riverside Drive in New York City, the boulevard runs on the Upper West Side, generally parallel to the Hudson River from 72nd Street to Harlem, near the George Washington Bridge Continue Reading →

Robert’s World: WBLS’s Doctor Bob Lee Delivers The Right Medicine From Harlem To Hollis

By Robert Walker Doctor Bob Lee is one of the most recognizable personalities in the media capital of the world, New York City, and has been a mainstay at WBLS Continue Reading →

Second Ave Subway Could Bring New Opportunities For East 125th Street In Harlem

Beginning in September 2017, WE ACT for Environmental Justice organized a growing coalition of more than 40 local community groups, New York City departments and agencies, and elected officials

Policeman Fogarty And The Crime-Stopping Harlem Goats, 1897

The following story is dedicated in memory of the eight people who died in a building collapse in East Harlem, when a leak in a natural gas pipeline laid in Continue Reading →

NYC Announces Four New Monuments Honoring Female Leaders As Part Of She Built NYC Initiative

Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced the next four monuments as a part of She Built NYC, an initiative to honor the trailblazing women Continue Reading →

Like Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, Lieutenant Kennedy’s PT-59 ‘At The Bottom Of The Harlem River’ (Updated)

In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921.