Thomas W. Knowlton Killed In Action At The Battle Of Harlem Heights 1776

Thomas W. Knowlton, November 22, 1740 – September 16, 1776, considered America’s first Intelligence professional and was killed in the Battle of Harlem Heights, during the Revolutionary War on 117th Street Continue Reading →

From Weekquaeskeek To “Point Of Rocks,” St. Nicholas Avenue’s Amazing History

Untappedcities.com reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street,  St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after  that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint, Greek bishop of the Continue Reading →

The Battle Of Harlem Heights NY 1776

The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The action took place in what is now the Morningside Continue Reading →

Fannie Lou Hamer And Malcolm X Speak In Harlem, NY, 1964 (Video)

In December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected Continue Reading →

Alexander Hamilton At Battle Of Harlem Heights, NY 1757–1804

A painting of Alexander Hamilton during the American Revolutionary War, at the Battle of Harlem Heights in New York on September 16, 1776.

HW Pick: Black Veterans/National African American History And Culture Museum

By Charles Blatcher, III In 1977, efforts began to raise public awareness about the merits of what Black and other Minority Americans have contributed to the defense of our nation.