Today, playwright, critic, activist, and one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American letters, Amiri Baraka, passed over after weeks of failing health Continue Reading →
By Yolande Brener Mumia Abu Jamal, birth name Wesley Cook, is the author of seven book, numerous articles for the Black Panther Press and hundreds of radio programs for NPR Continue Reading →
James Lenox, August 19, 1800 – February 17, 1880, was an American bibliophile, philanthropist and had Lenox Avenue In Harlem named after him.
McGowan’s Pass (sometimes spelled “McGown’s”) is a topographical feature of Central Park in New York City, just west of Fifth Avenue and north of 102nd Street in Harlem, NY.
The Association Residence Nursing Home also called the Association for the Relief of Respectable, Aged, and Indigent Females is a historic building in Harlem, New York.
Untappedcities.com reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street, St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint.