James Herman Robinson, Harlem Visionary, Clergyman And Humanitarian 1907 – 1972

James Herman Robinson, January 24, 1907 – November 6, 1972, was an American clergyman and humanitarian, best known as the founder of Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA), and a number of organizations Continue Reading →

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett July 16 1862 – March 25 1931

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. Follow Harlem World Continue Reading →

State Correction Officer Suspended For Beating Inmate Who Killed Cops In Harlem

A state corrections officer has been suspended for beating a 70-year-old cop killer who’s been behind bars for more than three decades, the Daily News has learned. Follow Harlem World Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Wynonie Harris, A Blues Shouter, Rhythm-And-Blues Singer, Who Inspired Elvis Presley, 1915 – 1969

Harlem‘s Wynonie Harris, August 24, 1915 – June 14, 1969, was a blues shouter and rhythm-and-blues singer of upbeat songs, featuring humorous, often ribald lyrics and inspiration to Elvis Presley. Continue Reading →