“The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King,” Celebration In Harlem

On September 20th, 1958, 29 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was in Harlem autographing his book Stride Toward Freedom, about the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott in front of Blumstein’s Department Store on West 125th Street. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

Harlem Pastor Thomas Of Harlem’s Presbyterian Church, A Friend Of Dr. King And An Enemy Of Trotsky

Norman Mattoon Thomas, November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968 was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Harlem’s Dr. Calvin Butts And Others Speak At King’s Legacy

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Harlem’s Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts of Abyssinian Baptist Church and SUNY Old Westbury. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr In Harlem NY 1958

In 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was still basking in the glory of his legendary triumph that ended the thirteen-month Montgomery bus boycott he had led: the U.S.Supreme Court’s 1956 decision to desegrate buses in Montgomery, Alabama. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that…

Adam Clayton Powell Jr., The First Black Person Elected to Congress

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972, was an American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives (1945–71). PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022…

Harlem’s ‘Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me,’ Film Review

The Hollywood Reports that reports that Director Sam Pollard dives into the 60 years of show business career of the iconic entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr., for American Masters. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.