The Dr. John E. Ferdinand home in Harlem

This is the Dr. John Ferdinand home at 230 West 125th Street. It was located on the south side of 125th Street just west of 7th Avenue (now known as Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,). VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…

Walter’s World: Sistas the Musical

By Walter Rutledge A fun evening of music and the inspirational power of family was had by all at Sistas the Musical last Thursday. The musical is now running off-Broadway at the St. Luke Theatre (308 West 46th Street) on Thursday at 7 pm, and on Saturday and Sunday at 4:30pm. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate,…

Alicia Keys sings Send Me An Angel at Whitney Houston’s Funeral (video)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjNaiNjO18I] Harlem lady Alicia Keys sings Send Me An Angel at Whitney Houston’s ceremony on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ (her hometown). VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

Michaels’ World: I Found Love in an SLK

With the all new design for 2012, gone are the days when driving an SLK meant driving in the shadows of daddy SL and the ultimate, SLS! 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.

Keith And Proctor’s Vaudeville Theatre in Harlem

Yes, that’s the Keith & Proctor’s Vaudeville Theater on 125th Street in the center of the postcard (one of the early owners before it became the Apollo Theatre) in the 1890’s … VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

Barry Goldenberg And Black History Month On HW Podcast

Listen to Barry Goldenberg on HW Radio Podcast and host Danny Tisdale talks about his new book about The Unknown Architects of Civil Rights. As civil rights history continues to hold a prominent place in American society, it is only through the courageous actions of Thaddeus Stevens, Ulysses S. Grant, and Charles Sumner that America’s…