Harold Jackman, The Most Handsome Man In Harlem 1920’s-1930’s

If you scan the index of any reputable book on the Harlem Renaissance, you should find at least one listing for Harold Jackman, who was fabulously called “The Most Handsome Man In Harlem,” from the 1920s to the 1930’s. Continue Reading →

The “Napoleon Of The Manhattan Skyscraper Builders,” Charles V. Paterno, 1878 – 1946

Charles Vincent Paterno, born Canio Paternò, August 4, 1878 – May 30, 1946, was an Italian-born American real estate uptown and Harlem developer. Continue Reading →

Explore Harlem’s Schomburg Center Collections With Their Summer Music Mash-Up

As the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture continues to expand its services, they encourage you to drop by for a visit to make use of their collections, view their exhibitions, and explore the Schomburg Shop. Continue Reading →

Mobile Unit’s Free Summer Of Joy Tour With The Public Theater And National Black Theatre In Harlem

In partnership with NYC’s Department of Transportation, the four-week tour will pop up at public plazas in neighborhoods that were both traditionally visited by the Mobile Unit tours and hit hard by the pandemic. Continue Reading →


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