The legendary Harlemite Zelda Barbour Wynn Valdes, June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001, was an African-American fashion designer and customer based in Harlem who designed the original Playboy Bunny costume.
Nancy Sue Wilson, February 20, 1937, December 13, 2018, was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid–1950s until her retirement in the early–2010s.
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its fifth annual “Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon” at the private Upper East Side residence of Susan Gutfreund in New York City.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of the 13 remaining members to the City’s Charter Revision Commission – first announced as part of the Mayor’s DemocracyNYC agenda at his 2018 State of the City address in February.
Walter Winchell (real name was ne Winschel or Winschel), April 7, 1897 – February 20, 1972, was an American newspaper and radio gossip commentator, famous for attempting to destroy the careers of people both private and public whom he disliked.
James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.
Ellen DeGeneres, Fifth Harmony, The Ghostbusters, Kevin Hart, Chris Hemsworth, Jace Norman, Zendaya and more were among those who won coveted orange blimps at Harlem fave Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 11, 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast).
Before Jimi Hendrix played in Harlem at Harlem’s United Block Association Benefit concert in 1969, he played on a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll.
What topped the list? We asked its coffee lovers across out platforms to vote on the most memorable coffee they have ever had in Harlem. On the flip check out the places in Harlem that made the cut.
“Dreamers”, the first in an ongoing series of quarterly exhibitions produced in collaboration with Harlem Properties, is dedicated to celebrating the artistic soul of the community.
Muslim women in hijabs are becoming increasingly visible in the public domain, whether appearing in Android ads, walking across 116th Street in “Little Africa” in Central Harlem or the new H&M ad.
By Vinette K. Pryce The 100th birthday anniversary of Dr. John Henrik Clarke was marked by ceremonial tributes from his students and a plethora of nostalgic recollections of the Pan-African, educator, historian and cultural icon.
Keyboardist and orchestral arranger Ray Chew has been a key figure on some of television’s most watched shows, serving as music director and/or composer on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “American Idol,” “Dancing With The Stars” and ABC’s newest singing competition series, “Rising Star.”
June 17, 2014 Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State Dear Governor Cuomo: Mobilizing Preachers & Communities (MPAC) is writing you today to express our deep concern about how the SUNY Board and its chairman, H. Carl McCall, have managed the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH).
The Tastemaker explores the many lives of Carl Van Vechten, the most influential cultural impresario of the early twentieth century: a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era’s icons, and a novelist who created some of the Jazz Age’s most salacious stories.