Last evening Monday, February 29th, 2016, over 275 guests celebrated the achievements of five local high school scholars, who overcame adversities ranging from homelessness and bullying to poverty and physical and verbal abuse, at the Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) annual Beat the Odds® Gala at The Pierre in New York City.
Louis Tompkins Wright (July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952) was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the surgical staff of a non-segregated hospital in New York City.
Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello (May 2, 1867 – August 15, 1930), also known as “The Old Fox”, was the first boss of the Morello crime family and later top adviser to Giuseppe “Joe the Boss” Masseria.
By Walter Rutledge For the past thirty-eight years Ailey II has provided opportunities of aspiring young artists to hone their craft. The company usually will enlist the services of a dancer for two years, and then the artist, for lack of a better word, “graduates” into the professional world of entertainment.
Harlem man Diddy will start a REVOLT next weekend with the airing of “REVOLT x Coachella x 2014”, which is a special offering of a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the internationally-renowned desert music fest.
We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014. It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable…
The very first settlement in Harlem Township was on the east side of the Rock River on what was called “Big Bottom.”
Ten-year-old Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue (between 125th and 124th Streets) is the latest bookstore to close its physical space in order to reinvent itself.