Swann Galleries’ on Thursday, March 24, 2022, sale Printed Manuscript & African Americana sale will feature important material, from slavery through the civil rights era and into the current period.
William Backhouse Astor Jr., July 12, 1829 – April 25, 1892, was a businessman, racehorse owner/breeder, yachtsman, and Astor Row in Harlem, NY, the founder who was a member of the prominent Astor family.
Colin Luther Powell, April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021, was an Harlemite politician, diplomat, statesman, and four-star general who served as the 65th United States secretary of state from 2001 to 2005.
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in recognition of National Citizenship Day:
New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her fight to safeguard the health care and reproductive rights of patients across New York and the rest of the nation.
New York Attorney General Letitia James, as part of a coalition of 17 attorneys general, has called on on the U.S. Senate to protect hardworking Americans by passing the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021 (PRO Act).
New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her leadership in the fight to safeguard the health care and reproductive rights of patients across New York and the rest of the nation.
The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865.
OZY Fest, the one-of-a-kind festival where “TED meets Coachella,” will be streaming live on YouTube, May 15-16, 2021.
The Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU) was a Pan-Africanist organization founded by Malcolm X in the Hotel Theresa in Harlem, NY, in 1964.
Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law.
The Castellammarese War was a bloody power struggle for control of the Italian-American Mafia that took place from East Harlem to Hollis Queens, NY.
Central Harlem’s Norman Perceval Rockwell, February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978, was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator.
With a history dating back to the United States in the late 1890s, slot machines hold a special place in the hearts of millions of people across the country.
Francis F. Scott Key Fitzgerald, September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940, was an American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, short-story writer, and West Harlem, NY resident.