New York Born Publishing Leader, Legend And Trailblazer Earl Graves Sr. Passes (Video)

Earl Gilbert Graves Sr., January 9, 1935 – April 6, 2020, was an American entrepreneur, publisher, businessman, philanthropist, and advocate of African-American businesses. Continue Reading →

Plug Pulled On DNAinfo, Gothamist, Chicagoist, LAist And Other Local News Sites

Business Insider reports that Joe Ricketts, the billionaire owner of TD Ameritrade and a major Republican donor, abruptly shut down the network of local publications he owned last week after two of them — Gothamist and DNAinfo (both publications covered Harlem) — attempted to unionize. Continue Reading →

The History Channel Adapts The Harlem Hellfighters

The History Channel, a.k.a that place where you watch Pawn Stars, Vikings, and that weird-haired guy who talks about aliens, is actually getting back into the history business… thanks to The Harlem Hellfighters, a graphic novel. The comic book industry says, “You’re welcome.” Continue Reading →


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