“Godfather of Harlem” tells the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood Continue Reading →
EPIX releases a teaser trailer for Godfather of Harlem. The crime drama focuses on the life and times of Bumpy Johnson, a real-life mafia boss who forever changed Harlem, NY.
By Robert Walker Bill Duke‘s career spans almost 50 years, making him a Hollywood icon as both an actor and director.
Frank “the Prime Minister” Costello, born Francesco Castiglia; January 26, 1891 – February 18, 1973, was an Italian-American Mafia gangster and crime boss.
These Harlem homes stand proudly gazing across the Hudson River at the cliffs of New Jersey. Their brows are marked by ornamental pediments.
Come from Harlem and flying first class is a dream. Viewed as a reward for success or simply prudent points collecting, it’s the zenith of commercial air travel.
Jezebel writes that there’s an HBO Films project in the works dedicated to the life of Stephanie St. Clair, the legendary Harlem numbers runner.
Stephanie St. Clair, 1886 – 1969, was a bookmaker in Harlem. Madam St. Clair was born of mixed French and African descent on Martinique.
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