Harlem Forever, How Times Of Trouble Can’t Kill Our Energy

By Bretton Love

Harlem is more than a neighborhood, it’s an energy, a state of mind. The culture, creativity, and community of the area was captured in an iconic mural on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Continue Reading →

Mario César Romero, 78, Art Historian Of East Harlem, Dies, But His Contributions Does Not

By Larisa Ortiz, Center for Puerto Rican Studies

It is with great sadness that the family of Mario César Romero announces his passing. Mario César passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Manhattan, NY. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Heights, The Home Of Horne, Hammerstein, And A Guy Name Alexander And Others Uptown

Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in the northern part of Manhattan, in New York City. Continue Reading →

The Landmarks Preservation Commission Turns 55, Check Out Their New Story Map

Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) announced the launch of Fifty-Five Years of LPC of work from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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

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 →