Harlem’s Legendary Earl ‘Snakehips’ Tucker (Video)

Earl “Snakehips” Tucker, 1905 – 1937, became known as the “Human Boa Constrictor” after the dance he popularized in Harlem in the 1920s called the “snakehips (Dance)“. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Legendary Baseball Spy “Moe” Berg, New York 1902 – 1972 (Video)

Morris “Moe” Berg, was born in Harlem on March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972. Director Aviva Kempner says in her documentary, ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate,’ that  “the Bergs were cultural Jews who lived the American Dream in Harlem.”

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Mayor de Blasio, Rachael Ray And Others Remark On Trump Planned Cuts To SNAP Meals

Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, television host and author Rachael Ray, chef Tom Colicchio, and CEO of Hunger Free America Joel Berg today in fighting back against the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to SNAP. Continue Reading →

School Of Labor And Urban Studies Hit The Airwaves On City Works

City Works, a monthly news magazine program produced by the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) in collaboration with CUNY TV and hosted by Laura Flanders, will have its premiere today at 8 PM EST, Monday, October 7, 2019. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espalilat And Senator Schumer Discuss Tourism In The Dominican Republic (Video)

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Harlem U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat held a joint press conference in the 13th district.

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Harlem Fave, Legendary Actress And BX Girl Diahann Carroll Passes (Video)

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed, Diahann Carroll, famously known in her roles on Julia and Dynasty died at her home in Los Angeles after a long battle with lung cancer. Continue Reading →

Traci Lester Talks Dance In Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Listen to Harlem resident, mom, and former elementary school teacher Traci Lester, executive director of Harlem-based National Dance Institute (NDI), Continue Reading →

Harlem Resident Brittany Jones Cooper And Forest Whitaker Talk “Godfather Of Harlem”

On Thurday, September 19th, 2019, Harlem resident and BUILD hostess Brittany Jones-Cooper talked to Forest Whitaker who plays Harlem Bumpy Johnson about the new EPIX film “Godfather Of Harlem.” Continue Reading →

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