Harlem’s Margo Rodriguez, Half Of Mambo Duo, Passes (Video)

Margo Rodriguez, half of the husband-and-wife team Augie and Margo, who danced the mambo on television and before presidents and helped it evolve from a nightclub craze into popular entertainment. Continue Reading →

100-Year-Old Tuskegee Airman Wilfred DeFour Found Dead In Harlem Home

Wilfred DeFour, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen — an all-black squadron of World War II pilots that inspired Americans across the country — died in his Harlem home Saturday. He was 100 writes our source. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker Passes At 88

Wyatt Tee Walker (August 16, 1929 – January 23, 2018) was an African-American pastor, national civil rights leader, theologian, and cultural historian. Continue Reading →

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory Passes, 1932 – 2017

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. Continue Reading →

Mrs. Shirley Gooding And Family Note Regarding Harlem’s Late Great Cuba Gooding Sr.

To the many fans and all who loved Cuba Gooding Sr., who for 45 years was the lead vocalist of “The Main Ingredient,” the Gooding family, wife, Mrs. Shirley Gooding, and children, April Gooding, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Omar Gooding, Thomas Gooding, and the Gooding grandchildren… Continue Reading →

Meadowlark Lemon, The Sweet Prince Of The Harlem Globetrotters

remember meadowlarkGeorge Lemon III (April 25, 1932 – December 27, 2015), known professionally as “Meadowlark” Lemon, was an American basketball player, actor, minister and Harlem ambassador. Continue Reading →