The video was taken at Straus Park is a small landscaped park on the Upper West Side of Harlem where we found this old sound film of a public park Continue Reading →
In 1919 when the Treaty of Versailles ended WWI, two years after the U.S. entered the fight with France and Great Britain against Germany, 44 Black colleges existed reports Black Continue Reading →
The Senate Democratic Majority today passed the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, the strongest affordable housing and tenant protections legislation in state history.
We love history and especially Harlem history. So, when our friends at Demolition Depot in Harlem sent us an e-mail regarding two stately Upper East Side Mansions that are being Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, May 15, Council Member Diana Ayala and the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Continue Reading →
One of New York City’s most historic institutions, the Weeksville Heritage Center in Crown Heights, is in danger of shutting down reports NY Curbed.
Saint Nicholas Park is a New York City public park located in Harlem at the intersection of Hamilton Heights and Manhattanville.
Lionel McMurren was born in Harlem, New York, on October 21, 1925. At the age of two, his mother died and he was raised by two aunts in Elizabeth City, Continue Reading →
By Lil Nickelson Chef/ restauranteur Marcus Samuelsson wanted to celebrate Black History Month in 2019 in a different way than he has in the past.