Michael Henry Adams Saves Harlem Now (audio)

By Albert Trotman

Easter Sunday April 5, 2015. Historian Michael Henry Adams stands across the street from the almost completely demolished Renaissance Ballroom and Casino at West 138th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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Apollo Theater Inducts Billie Holiday

By Albert Trotman

Monday, April 6th 2015 Billie Holiday was inducted into the Apollo Theater’s Walk of Fame. On hand leading the ceremony was Apollo President and CEO, Jonelle Procope. Violinist Kersten Stevens and 15 year old singer Eden Duncan Smith, both performed Billie Holiday’s music under the Apollo marquee. Continue Reading →




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Five Years At The 5 And Diamond In Harlem

By Albert Trotman

Looking through the glass front of the restaurant 5 And Diamond it’s easy to get a sense of the warm friendly atmosphere inside.  The restaurant is small and intimate with a pleasing décor that is not pretentious at all.  Continue Reading →




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