Harlem Fave “The Black Godfather,” Clarence Alexander Avant, 1931-

Clarence Alexander Avant, born February 25, 1931, is an American music executive, entrepreneur, and film producer, who also goes by the name of “The Black Godfather”. Continue Reading →

The Problem With “The Facts About Madam C.J. Walker And Annie Malone” And The Netflix Series

By Robert Walker

Spoiler Alert / Disclaimer


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Let me first start with saying this to any Madam C.J. Walker admirers, and to those who maybe heard of Annie Malone (many have not),

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Schomburg Center Acquires American Icon Harry Belafonte’s Extensive Personal Archive

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has acquired the personal archive of civil rights activist, award-winning entertainer and producer, and cultural icon Harry Belafonte. Continue Reading →

Sexual Violence Began Once Africans Were Kidnapped (4 Of 4)

By Daseta Gray

In 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus landed in what is now the Bahamas. Continue Reading →

Harlem Collectible: “The High Bridge At Harlem,” In New York, 1843, Anstice Woodcut

A wonderful vintage “The High Bridge At Harlem,” print from Amazon, the high Bridge was (originally the Aqueduct Bridge) is the oldest bridge in New York City.

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Like Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, Lieutenant Kennedy’s PT-59 ‘At The Bottom Of The Harlem River’ (Updated)

In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Apollo Theater Launches New Commissioning Initiative Dedicated To Diverse Artists

The Apollo Theater announced today its first multi-work commissioning initiative dedicated to the creation of a diverse, 21st-century American performing arts canon, Apollo New Works. Continue Reading →


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