When the Los Angeles Lakers first drafted Andrew Bynum they brought in Central Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as his personal coach — people forget Kareem was about as fundamentally sound a center as the game had seen.
Residents gather on 145th Street in Harlem, NY, April 9, 1933, to read a placard protesting against the decision of a jury in the trial of Haywood Patterson, one of the nine Scottsboro Boys to be indicted, at Decatur, Alabama.
The crowd was three deep at the bar at Rao’s that night. The East Harlem red-sauce joint, famous for its lemon chicken, celebrity clientele, and the impossibility of securing a table, was never known for a booming bar scene.
We’re a smartphone society now — people do everything on their phones, from checking e-mail and Facebook posts to watching video and surfing the Web.
By Lil Nickelson From Thanksgiving through Kwanzaa I try to focus my attention on sharing the holiday season with people I love while we eat great meals that are prepared with love.
Former Harlem renter and President Bill Clinton will swear in Bill de Blasio as New York City’s 109th mayor at the inauguration ceremony on Jan. 1, the mayor-elect’s transition team announced in a statement on Saturday.
Billy Taylor (born William Taylor; July 24, 1921 – December 28, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator.
The amazing Gladys Bentley (August 12, 1907 – January 18, 1960) was an American blues singer during the beginning of Harlem’s Renaissance in the 1920’s.
East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP), the community-based operator of college prep after-school programs and public charter schools, has received a $15 million challenge gift from philanthropists Marilyn and James Simons.
Dear supporters and friends, We are saving lives, and it’s all thanks to you. We are blown away by your commitment to our cause and inspired by the thought of what we can achieve together.
No sign of Kim Porter, Sarah Chapman or Misa Hylton in this one either. Diddy was on Daddy duty this Christmas and boy did his kids have a great one.
Many cite Kanye West for birthing a generation of MCs, but it’s Ma$e who influenced him early on. After a lengthy hiatus, the former Bad Boy has since returned to rap and more importantly supplies us with a track today called “Why Can’t We.”
Operators of New York City’s publicly financed, privately run charter schools are bracing for changes promised by Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio — including the possibility of having to pay rent — that they worry could reverse 12 years of growth enjoyed under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Vivian Harris, the woman known as the ‘voice of the Apollo’ for her long association with the famous Harlem theatre.
Looking at the northwest corner with a two story brick apartment unit at Lenox Avenue (Malcolm X Boulevard) and West 145th Street, in the Sugar Hill area of Harlem, NY, 1915.