In September of 1862, President Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation. It would take effect January 1, 1863, and free slaves in areas of the nation still in rebellion against Continue Reading →
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray will speak at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, May 20 as over 2,000 of houses of worship and community groups across the nation Continue Reading →
NY Post reports that residents of the Harlem building where Edward Norton and Bruce Willis were shooting a movie before it went up in flames are suing the landlord and Continue Reading →
Max F. Schmittberger, July 27, 1851 – October 31, 1917, was born in Würzburg in the Kingdom of Bavaria on July 27, 1851. Four years after his birth, his family emigrated to the United States Continue Reading →
By Pam Tice For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY.
Newsday reports that Mayor Bill de Blasio told congregants of a Harlem church on Sunday that though the nation and city have a history of racism to overcome, progress has Continue Reading →
Pope Francis visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, in East Harlem a pre-K through eighth grade school on East 112th Street, marks an opportunity for the pope to speak Continue Reading →