In Honor Of The Honorable New York City Mayor David Dinkins Passing

By Rudy Collins

One of my favorite photographes of “Hizzoner” and Harlem fave Mayor David Dinkins with Jessie Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Dr. Forbes at Riverside Church in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Borough President Talked The Talk And Walked The Walk-In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins

On Tuesday, August 25th, 2020, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer talked the talk and walked the walk-in by dropping off masks to small businesses on Lenox Avenue from 130th to 120th Streets in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Juneteenth, Black Lives Matter And More From Harlem To Harare

Photographs by Rudy Collins

The African Center hosted a Black Lives Matter ceremony in honor of Juneteenth, Breona Taylor, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Armuad Arbery, and the other lives that matter in Harlem.

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Rudy’s World: National Black Theater’s Pop Up Performance On 125th Street In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, the National Black Theater performers (performing “125th & Freedom”) the drums and trumpet slowly played and danced 125th Street from 1st Avenue across to the Westside. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Congressmember Espaillat Women’s History Month Celebration

By Rudy Collins

On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, Harlem Congress member Adriano Espaillat hosted the Women’s History Month Celebration at the Harlem State Office Building’s Gallery. Continue Reading →


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