Thomas Edward Fitzpatrick The Pilot Of The Aeronautics Illegal Landing In Harlem 1956

Thomas Edward Fitzpatrick, April 24, 1930 – September 14, 2009, nicknamed Tommy Fitz, was an American pilot known for two intoxicated flights where he flew from New Jersey and landed on the streets of Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Protest To Power: Lessons From Newark The Making Of Newark’s First Black Mayor, Ken Gibson

RiseUpNewark.com, the official website, and platform for the study of Newark’s movements for black empowerment, Mayor Ras Baraka. Continue Reading →

The Circle Completes Itself As Councilman Endorses West Harlem Ferry Landing

At the turn of the 19th century, Harlem’s 125th Street Ferry And Station was a 24hour hub. Now a city councilman representing Harlem and the Upper West Side is calling on the city to extend ferry service to Manhattan’s west side. Continue Reading →