Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.
Father Divine, 1876 – September 10, 1965, also known as Reverend M. J. Divine, was an African American spiritual leader from about 1907 until his death. His full self-given name Continue Reading →
Louis Tompkins Wright, July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952 was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the Continue Reading →
Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life.
Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington has been full of stunning moments, from acclaimed journalist Gloria Steinem’s powerful speech to Ashley Judd’s fearless praise of “nasty women.”
Minton’s, the historic jazz club located at 206 West 118th Street in Harlem and founded in 1938, announces that it will re-open on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 with an all-new Continue Reading →
President Obama honored Harlem’s Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others who recieved the nation’s highest civilian honor.
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