Harlem’s Mark Levine And Others Come Together To Celebrate 20 Years Of The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

A  great photograph of students, staff and others forming a human peace sign as part of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus 20th year celebration at the Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts in Harlem, NY. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…

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. 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.

East Harlem Storefront Celebrates City’s Stickball History

Originally published on Monday, January 21, 2013: The greatest urban street game ever invented — stickball — is being celebrated in a storefront gallery in East Harlem where broomstick-swinging, spaldeen-smashing masters are bucking the odds to keep the sport alive and pass it on to the next generation. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions…