Rest In Peace Arthur McGee The Grandfather Of Fashion Designers Of Color (Video)

By B Michael

Considered the grandfather of fashion designers of color, Arthur McGee got his start in fashion after entering a contest for a scholarship to Traphagen School of Design in New York. Continue Reading →

Frank Lucas, The Harlem Drug Lord Who Inspired American Gangster, Dies Aged 88

Frank Lucas, the former Harlem, New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie American Gangster, has died. Continue Reading →

Musica de Camara Remembers Its Founder Eva de La O And More In East Harlem

Eva de La O, opera singer, impresario, and founder of Música de Cámara passed away on Saturday, May 4th, 2019, at Mt. Sinai Hospital of lung cancer. She was 88. Continue Reading →

Charles Weldon Artistic Director Of The Negro Ensemble Company Crosses Over

Actor/Director Charles Weldon, who was Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) since 2005, died December 7 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. He was 78. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave “Fancy Miss Nancy” Wilson (Video)

Nancy Sue Wilson, February 20, 1937, December 13, 2018, was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid–1950s until her retirement in the early–2010s. Continue Reading →

100-Year-Old Tuskegee Airman Wilfred DeFour Found Dead In Harlem Home

Wilfred DeFour, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen — an all-black squadron of World War II pilots that inspired Americans across the country — died in his Harlem home Saturday. He was 100 writes our source. Continue Reading →