Hubert Harrison, “The Father Of Harlem Radicalism”

Hubert Henry Harrison, April 27, 1883 – December 17, 1927, was a West Indian-American writer, orator, educator, critic, and radical socialist political activist based in Harlem, New York.

Harlem’s Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And Others As 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards including Harlemites Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others were announced today with ABC and HBO leading the nominations in the television categories with Continue Reading →

Ed McBain / Evan Hunter Harlem Crime Writer, 1926 – 1938

Ed McBain, October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005, is one of the pen names of an American author and screenwriter. Born Salvatore Albert Lombino, he legally adopted the name Evan Hunter Continue Reading →

NYC Electeds Co-Sponsor Transportation Investment Legislation

Today, a coalition of New York State Assembly Members unveiled groundbreaking legislation that not only will fund MTA capital needs but will create a $4.5 billion Transit Gap Investment Fund (TGIF) to Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bennett Alfred Cerf, New York 1898 – 1971

Bennett Alfred Cerf, May 25, 1898 – August 27, 1971, was an American publisher, one of the founders of American publishing firm Random House.