The Legendary Princess Naomie At The Inwood Caves 1936

Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie. Since moving to Inwood  I’d heard stories of Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Great American Hat Show 2019 Is Afrikon Forever

By Lil Nickelson and photographs by Rudy Collins Every year for the last seven years Harriet Rosebud Hats puts on the Great American Hat Show to showcase Harriet Rosebud’s hat Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: From Harlem To Windsor For The Royal Wedding (Photos And Video)

By Yolande Brener As a long-time Harlem resident who grew up in Windsor, attending this wedding meant a lot to me because it combined the traditions of royalty with a Continue Reading →

A Few Things To Think About Before You Head From Harlem To The Royal Wedding

Harlem already has a deep royal history, from Napoleon Bonaparte’s cousin Joseph Bonaparte to Prince William; and then, to Lord Viscount Courtenay, who lived at the Claremont Inn to Harlem’s Continue Reading →

Adelaide Louise Hall’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.

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