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 →
Brock Peters, born George Fisher; July 2, 1927 – August 23, 2005, was an American actor and singer, best known for playing the role of Tom Robinson in the 1962 Continue Reading →
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholf Smith, November 23, 1893 – April 18, 1973, also known as “The Lion”, was a Harlem cantor, jazz pianist, and a master practitioner of Harlem stride 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: