John James Audubon In Central Harlem, 1785 – 1851

John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon), April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851, was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Continue Reading →

Harlem Legend Rudean Leinaeng Talks New Book Coal, War & Love And More With Glenn Hunter On The Danny Tisdale Show

Listen to Harlem legend, educator, mother, Rudean Leinaeng, as she talks about her new book Coal, War & Love, the Harlem Writers Guild, the Hall of Fame and more with special guest host historian and co-founder of Harlem Cultural Archives Glenn Hunter and host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.

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Demolition Prep Underway For RAMSA-Designed Historic Building In Morningside Heights

Preparations have begun for demolition at 3041 Broadway, aka 100 Claremont Avenue, in Harlem to clear the way for a 42-story mixed-use condominium designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ella Baker, A Great Woman Behind A Great Movement 1903-1986 (Video)

Ella Josephine Baker, December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986, was an African-American civil right and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades. Continue Reading →

The Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte Years At The Claremont Inn In Harlem 1815–1836

Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, born Giuseppe Buonaparte, Italian, 7th January 1768 – 28th July 1844, was a French diplomat and nobleman who lived in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave, Legendary Actress And BX Girl Diahann Carroll Passes (Video)

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed, Diahann Carroll, famously known in her roles on Julia and Dynasty died at her home in Los Angeles after a long battle with lung cancer. Continue Reading →

Take The A-Train, 4 Most Iconic Venues In Harlem

As Duke Ellington sang, taking the A train is the quickest way to Harlem. But once there, where do you go if you want a taste of the neighborhood’s history? Continue Reading →

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