Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post…

NYC Residential Sales Market Launches Into Promising 2015

New York City’s residential sales market got off to a running start in 2015 with significant gains in total consideration throughout the boroughs, strong sales volume, and rising average sales prices across all five boroughs, according to the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) First Quarter Residential Sales Report. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and…

Reborn:Corn Exchange Opening Soon In Harlem

We all have been waiting for the completion of the Corn Exchange Building.This past weekend the scaffolding were taken down & the new facade emerged. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

New York Juvenile Asylum in Washington Heights, 1856-1901

New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Sony Partners in REVOLT TV’s HELLO Harlem Initiative

Today, REVOLT TV announced an exciting new partnership with the U.S. division of Sony Music Masterworks. The multi-genre label group, home to a diverse roster of artists, has joined HELLO Harlem as a music partner. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made…

Second Avenue and East 115th Street, Harlem, 1901

East 115th Street in 1901 (Second Avenue and  E. 115th Street. Looking South East, October 15th, 1901.) Notice the store sign to the upper center of this photo. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Gregory “On My Way To Harlem” Porter Free At Central Park (video)

Gregory Porter’s Blue Note Records debut, the 2014 GRAMMY winning Liquid Spirit, arrived on the heels of two critically acclaimed, GRAMMY nominated indie label albums that quickly propelled Porter to the upper echelon of contemporary male jazz singers. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This…