Harlem’s Ron Brown, The First Black US Secretary Of Commerce And Chair Of The DNC

Ronald H. Brown, August 1, 1941 – April 3, 1996, was an American politician. He served as the United States Secretary of Commerce during the first term of President Bill Continue Reading →

Fidel Castro, Malcolm X And The Gracious Hotel Theresa In Harlem 1960 (Video)

Here are the results roughly the way it was reported, we start with The Militant reported that: On September 19th, 1960 Fidel Castro traveled to the United States to address Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Measure Of A Man, From Auschwitz Survivor To Presidents’ Tailor (Video)

He’s been called “America’s greatest living tailor” is in New York and “the most interesting man in the world.” Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his Continue Reading →

Shirley Chisholm’s Harlem Years 1946-1950’s first black woman elected to the United States Congress,

Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.

Valerie Graves Talks Advertising, Inspirations And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Harlem advertising legend, Valerie Graves, as she talks advertising from Harlem to Atlanta, her inspirations, her book Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be and more with Continue Reading →

Al “Hirschfeld’s Harlem,” A Rare Picture Window Into Harlem Renaissance

Now in paperback! Decades before the PBS documentaries, before Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Hirschfeld and many, many more went to Harlem.

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