THE COVID-19 CRISIS: Harlem Pastor Passes, Last Moments Quarantined Away From Family

Rev. Isaac Graham, the pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church in Harlem, NY, has died after contracting the coronavirus. Continue Reading →

East Harlemite, Francis Ford Coppola Uncle, Nicholas Cage Great-Uncle And Composer Dies At 102

An East Harlemite conductor and composer, Anton Coppola who scored Hollywood movies as well as operas, has passed aged 102. Continue Reading →

Netflix Documentary Leads To Review Of Malcolm X’s Murder In Harlem

The investigation into Malcolm X’s death in Harlem, NY, could be reopened after new information was detailed in a Netflix series. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

The Late NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Had Deep Harlem Connections From Rucker To Rice

Late NBA star Kobe Bryant was a hero in Los Angeles, but he also had connections to the east coast, and specifically, NYC’s Harlem neighborhood. Continue Reading →

NYPD Report Missing Harlem Man Found Dead At Union Square Building

An 18-year-old East Harlem man was found dead behind a building near Union Square where he was last seen before being reported missing, police said. Continue Reading →

Diahann Carroll, Actress Who Broke Racial Boundaries as TV Star “Nurse Julia” Dies

Growing up in Harlem, Bronx-born actress and singer Diahann Carroll, who made history with the first African-American Tony award in a leading role.

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Harlem’s Barbara Hillary, First African-American Woman To Visit The North Pole Passes

Growing up poor in Harlem Barbara Hillary, who was in her 70s when she became the first black woman to officially make it to the North and South poles, has died at 88. Continue Reading →


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