The Legendary Doris Elsa Fleischman Bernays, Writer, Public Relations First, And Feminist, 1891 – 1980

Doris Elsa Fleischman Bernays, July 18, 1891 – July 10, 1980, was a writer, public relations executive, and feminist activist. Continue Reading →


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First All-Black Classical Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall In Its 130-Year History

The Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes its Carnegie Hall debut on April 24, 2022, marking the first featured performance by an all-Black classical symphony orchestra in the venue’s recorded, 130-year history*. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Dorothy Maynor Harlem School Of The Arts Founder And A Woman Of Many Firsts

Dorothy Maynor, September 3, 1910 – February 19, 1996, was an American soprano, concert singer, and the founder of the Harlem School of the Arts. Continue Reading →


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Otto Huiswoud, First Black Member Of The US Communist Movement 1893 – 1961

Otto Eduard Geradus Majelia Huiswoud,1893 – 1961, was a Suriname-born political activist who was a charter member of the Communist Party of America in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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The First Fashion Doll, Harlem’s Madame Alexander Museum And Doll Hospital, NY, 1953-

Alexander Doll Company is an American manufacturer of collectible dolls. The business was founded in 1923 by Beatrice Alexander, a New York City woman who designed and sewed high-quality cloth dolls. Continue Reading →


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Joe Biden Chooses Sen. Kamala Harris For Vice President In 2020 Election (Video)

Joe Biden has selected Sen. Kamala Harris, a law-and-order former prosecutor from California, to be his vice-presidential running mate in the November 3, 2020 election. Continue Reading →


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