Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer, and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: A Celebration Of Martin Luther King Jr. And A Pre-Easter Celebration At NAN In Harlem

Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Saturday, April 3, 2021, Seitu attended an event honoring the memory of Martin Luther King jr., and a pre-Easter celebration with Rev. Al Sharpton and Continue Reading →

“A Winner Never Quits,” Samuel Hargress Jr., The Legendary Owner Of Paris Blues In Harlem

By Olivia Heffernan Walking into Paris Blues is like entering a time warp, it turns out it actually is. Samuel Hargress Jr., 83, opened the Harlem blues and jazz club Continue Reading →

Dr. Martin Luther King Candlelight Vigil At Touro Medical And Pharmacy Schools In Harlem

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) and Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) in Harlem held a Candlelight Vigil Monday night in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. Become Continue Reading →