Eslanda “Essie” Cardozo Goode Robeson, December 15, 1895 – December 13, 1965, was a Harlem anthropologist, author, actress, and civil rights activist.
Robert Anderson Van Wyck, July 20, 1849 – November 14, 1918, of Harlem the first mayor of New York City.
Jonas Edward Salk, born Jonas Salk; October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995, was an American virologist and medical researcher who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines.
Leslie Arthur Julien Hutchinson, known as “Hutch”, 7 March 1900 – 18 August 1969, was one of the biggest cabaret stars in the world during the 1920s and 1930s.
Ulysses “Slow Kid” Thompson, August 28, 1888 – March 17, 1990, was a comedian, singer, tap and acrobatic dancer in Harlem, NY.
Florence Mills, born Florence Winfrey; January 25, 1896 – November 1, 1927, this Harlem resident was billed as the “Queen of Happiness”, billed as a cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian – becoming the world first it girl!
Harlemite Paul Dresser, born April 22, 1857 – January 30, 1906, was a singer, songwriter, and comedic actor of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
There are different legal statuses of surrogacy in different countries. Some states ban the procedure; others are more loyal and allow for surrogacy if the procedure meets all the requirements at 100%.
Today, the Senate Majority will pass its one-house budget resolution that delivers emergency aid to help New York recover from the COVID-19 pandemic from Harlem to the Hudson.
We love Harlem Homer Lusk Collyer (November 6, 1881 – March 21, 1947) and Langley Wakeman Collyer (October 3, 1885 – c. March 9, 1947), known as the Collyer brothers.
On October 29, 2020, The New York Landmarks Conservancy will host its 27th Living Landmarks Celebration honoring: Joyce B. Cowin,
On, Thursday, October 15th, 2020, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez,
By Ed Davila June 17, 2020, marked the 92nd birthday of Herbert “Chuck” Griffin, the legendary East Harlem coach and social activist.
James Hubert Blake, February 7, 1884 – February 12, 1983, known as Eubie Blake, was an American composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music.
Dr. Muriel Petioni, 1914-2011, was a doctor and community activist in Harlem.