Harlem Fave Deborah Batts, First Openly Gay Federal Judge, Passes At 72 (Services Update)

Deborah Anne Batts, April 13, 1947 – February 3, 2020, was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Downtown Sings Uptown With Songs From Gay Harlem At The Kaufman Music Center

This unique event, features rarities, 21st century premieres, and well-known works by Harlem’s Bessie Smith, Gladys Bentley, Billy Strayhorn, Porter Grainger and songs popularized by Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, and Continue Reading →

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