The Fabulous “Mr. Harlem,” Dickie Wells, Harlem Playboy And Entrepreneur 1920-1949

Richard “Dickie” Wells, known as, “Mr. Harlem,” 1908-1949, was one of Harlem‘s most gifted tap dancers, nightclub owners, and last but certainly not least, its most notorious male gigolo and playboy. Continue Reading →


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Up Close With CC Minton: Actor Kevin Hart Visits Chase Bank Harlem For Financial Health Forum

By CC Minton

Actor, Comedian, Entrepreneur and Investor, Kevin Hart, made an appearance at The Financial Health and Leadership Forum: Hart of It All chat. Continue Reading →


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The Amazing Story Of Harlem’s Esther Jones (videos)

We originally ran The Story Of Harlem’s Baby “Betty Boop” Esther in 2016, and again in 2017, and received a number of emails asking if Baby Esther was the original “Betty Boop” voice? We suggest reading the story to decide for yourself. Continue Reading →


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