Duffy’s Hill, The Harlem Home Of “Duffyville,” “The Duffy Hill Gang,” And More, 1890’s

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Duffy’s Hill is a hill located on Lexington Avenue between 102nd and 103rd in East Harlem in Northern Manhattan, New York. Continue Reading →

Dorothy Dandridge In The Mermaid Gown, By Harlem’s Diva Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1953

Here’s Dorothy Dandrige swerving, doing the robot and dancing in two dresses by Harlem fashion designer to the stars Zelda Wynn Valdes.

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Netflix Documentary Leads To Review Of Malcolm X’s Murder In Harlem

The investigation into Malcolm X’s death in Harlem, NY, could be reopened after new information was detailed in a Netflix series. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Residents Say ‘No, No And Ol No’, To Olnick Alternative Lenox Terrace Proposal

Faced with a looming City Council rejection, the Harlem developer behind the embattled Lenox Terrace redevelopment has unveiled an alternative plan to dramatically alter the apartment complex’s footprint—only this time without public approval. Continue Reading →

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“A Winner Never Quits,” Samuel Hargress Jr., The Legendary Owner Of Paris Blues In Harlem

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By Olivia Heffernan

Walking into Paris Blues is like entering a time warp, it turns out it actually is. Samuel Hargress Jr., 83, opened the Harlem blues and jazz club in 1969 and it hasn’t changed since. Continue Reading →

Arva Rice, Marc Morial And Others At “New York Urban League: 100 Stories” Talk

The New-York Historical Society has announced “New York Urban League: 100 Stories of Black New York,” a program set for Thursday, February 20th, 2020. Continue Reading →

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Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Teacher, Civil Rights Warrior And Her Harlem Connection

Elizabeth Jennings Graham, March 1827 – June 5, 1901, was an African-American teacher and civil rights figure. Continue Reading →

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