Earl Gilbert Graves Sr., January 9, 1935 – April 6, 2020, was an American entrepreneur, publisher, businessman, philanthropist, and advocate of African-American businesses.
Ad agency guru Valerie Graves knows how “pressure makes diamonds.” In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” she shows the reader every step of her journey.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Melanie Hartzog as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services and Jacques Jiha as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget.
In a note to Harlem World Magazine from fashion designer B. Micheal, he writes, continues to ask questions, never let anyone silence you. It’s the fearless ones that ask the questions that will change the world.
The attached Ebony magazine article posted below was originally written to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Grand Boule in 2004:
Today, the Coverage for All coalition, alongside elected officials and impacted individuals, rallied at the State Capitol in Albany to demand the inclusion of the Coverage for All bill in the upcoming state budget.
Harlem’s Henry Louis “Lou” Gehrig, June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941, nicknamed “The Iron Horse” for his durability, was an American Major League Baseball first baseman.