William Henry Johnson, March 18, 1901 – April 13, 1970, was an African-American painter born in Florence, South Carolina.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx submitted the following statement into the congressional record in Continue Reading →
They called Sgt. Henry Johnson “Black Death,” a soldier from the all-black “Harlem Hellfighters” unit who fought off two dozen Germans with a gun and then a knife during World Continue Reading →
Riverside Drive is a scenic north-south thoroughfare from Harlem to Houston.
The attached Ebony magazine article posted below was originally written to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Grand Boule in 2004:
Today Rep. Adriano Espaillat (pictured) joined Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson and 213 Members of the House Democratic Caucus in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch Continue Reading →
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 →
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