Harlem’s Levine Leads Hearing On Towers Shadows On Parks

On Thursday, November 12, Harlem City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine will lead a hearing on Int. 737, a bill he sponsored that would create a task force to Continue Reading →

Countee Cullen, Harlem, New York 1903 – 1946

Countee Cullen May 30, 1903 – January 9, 1946, born as Coleman Rutherford, was an African American poet, author and scholar who was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. (He pronounced Continue Reading →

A’Lelia Walker’s Grand Harlem Funeral: August 1931

By A’Lelia Bundles Eighty years ago this month on August 17, 1931–after a lovely day at the beach celebrating a friend’s birthday– A’Lelia Walker, my great-grandmother and namesake, died in Long Branch, Continue Reading →