Doris Elsa Fleischman Bernays, July 18, 1891 – July 10, 1980, was a writer, public relations executive, and feminist activist. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →
Ophelia DeVore was the first creole-mixed model in the United States. She was born on August 12, 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →
On Wecksquaesgeek Indians’ land, nearly a century before the idea of a Central Park was sparked, Catharine McGown purchased the old stone tavern and ten acres of land in Harlem Continue Reading →
John A. Catsimatidis, born September 7, 1948 is a Greek-American billionaire businessman and radio talk show host. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne(born June 30, 1917) is an American singer and actress. She has recorded and performed extensively, independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, Continue Reading →