Duke Ellington Trio, 1966 (video)

The performance by Duke “The Duke” Ellington Trio in 1966, after rocking Harlem for decades, during this timeline Ellington was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Music, in 1965, but was turned down. Then 67 years old, he reacted: “Fate is being kind to me. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and…

Macy’s: ‘No Plans’ to Open Store in Harlem

Macy’s is denying reports that have spread on social media that it is opening a store in Harlem. “We have looked at opportunities in the neighborhood in the past but there are currently no plans to open a store in Harlem,” a spokesperson said in a statement. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie…

Harlem Architect David Adjaye’s Global View

The new affordable apartment complex going up at the corner of 155th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in the uppermost reaches of Manhattan cuts an unlikely figure. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.

Harlem Biz Owners Question National Urban League Project

A world renowned civil rights group’s plan to turn a row of small businesses in Harlem into a lustrous new headquarters and black history museum would trample on the very small business owners whose life stories could themselves be in the museum, foes say. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their…