Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory Passes, 1932 – 2017

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. Continue Reading →

Claude Lewis, Harlem Native And Founder Of National Association of Black Journalists, Dies At 82

Claude Lewis, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists and a Harlem native, has died at the age of 82, his family says.  Continue Reading →

Frank Pellegrino Rao’s Owner And Sopranos Actor In East Harlem Passes

The joke was that even Frank Pellegrino couldn’t get a table at Rao’s, the famed 10-table restaurant in East Harlem that his family owned for more than 100 years. Continue Reading →

Death Of 3-Year-Old Harlem Boy Ruled Homicide

A 3-year-old East Harlem boy who died in August was beaten to death, officials said Friday. Continue Reading →

The Party No One Wants To Plan

People from Harlem to Harare rarely like to dwell on the fact that they or a loved one will die someday, even though it’s an inevitable part of life. Continue Reading →

Missing Harlem Man Found Dead in Morningside Heights

A Harlem man who was last seen Wednesday was found dead Thursday night in Morningside Heights, police told Patch. Continue Reading →

Drunk Man, 25, Falls To His Death Off Harlem Roof

noah-witke1An intoxicated 25-year-old man died after he fell from the roof of his Harlem apartment building early Sunday, police said. Continue Reading →

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