No power or water in Harlem? Head to New York Sports Club

No power or water? New York Sports Club announced today that it’s opening its doors free of charge to anyone who needs to shower, charge their cell phone, or blow off steam with a stress-relieving run on the treadmill. (We recommend all three.) VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,”…

Harlem Cultural Jewels Tour Part Of Harlem Advocacy Week

By Yolande Brener Imagining America is a consortium of universities dedicated to civic engagement in the arts. As part of Harlem Advocacy Week, which ran from October 1 to October 7, I attended Imagining America’s tour of Harlem’s Cultural Jewels. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is…

Kress 5-10-25 Cent Store, Harlem

On the afternoon of March 19, 1935, Lino Rivera, a 16-year-old Puerto Rican youth, was observed stealing a ten-cent pocket knife from the E. H. Kress 5-10-25 cent store designed by architect Seymour Burrell on 125th street in New York’s Harlem VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post…

Reginald E. Gilliam, Jr., Passes

Reginald E. Gilliam, Jr., a trailblazing African-American lobbyist and most recently Sodexo Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, passed away at the age of 67 on March 28, 2012 after succumbing to lymphoma. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get…

Dining With Miss Lil: 2011 Healthy Resolutions

By Lil Nickelson For 2011 I have designated the following six healthy resolutions geared towards making positive changes in my eating and cooking practices: VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.