Harlem’s Legendary Mayme Hatcher Johnson (Audio)

The legendary Mayme Hatcher Johnson was born in North Carolina, in 1915, and moved to Harlem, NY in 1938. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter!

Leslie Wyche, ‘Harlem’s Mayor,’ Crosses Over

NY Daily News reports that Leslie Wyche (left), a life-long Harlem resident known for years as the uptown neighborhood’s honorary mayor, passed away Thursday evening at a Bronx hospital. He Continue Reading →

The American Gangster Prequel Series The Godfather Of Harlem With Forest Whitaker In Development

Screen Rant reports that Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato is developing  The Godfather of Harlem, a prequel series to Ridley Scott’s classic crime film American Gangster, with Rogue One: A Star Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Nicky Barnes Mr. Untouchable Cover 40th Anniversary

Before The Notorious B.I.G. stated the obvious, “don’t you know bad boys move in silence and violence” on his hit song “The Ten Crack Commandments” , Leroy “Nicky” Barnes broke Continue Reading →

Harlem Mobsters Kill Each Other Over Wife, NY 1931

Harlem has always had its share of gangdom, from Stephanie St. Clair aka Queenie or Madam Queen, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas, Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello, Giosue “The King Of (Harlem’s) Little Italy” Gallucci and Continue Reading →