Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer, and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames. 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.

“The Strategic King: MLK’s Visionary Leadership” Celebration At The Apollo In Harlem

WNYC and the Apollo Theater will present WNYC’s 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, “The Strategic King: MLK’s Visionary Leadership,” as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series, on Sunday, January 12 at 3pm. 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…

“The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King,” Celebration In Harlem

On September 20th, 1958, 29 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was in Harlem autographing his book Stride Toward Freedom, about the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott in front of Blumstein’s Department Store on West 125th Street. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

Harlem Pastor Thomas Of Harlem’s Presbyterian Church, A Friend Of Dr. King And An Enemy Of Trotsky

Norman Mattoon Thomas, November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968 was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Harlem’s Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker Passes At 88

Wyatt Tee Walker (August 16, 1929 – January 23, 2018) was an African-American pastor, national civil rights leader, theologian, and cultural historian. 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.