Fannie Emma Pennington, “Harlem’s Martriarch” 1914-2013 (Video)

Fannie Emma Pennington, February 1, 1914 – February 13, 2013, was an American activist, organizer, and fundraising coordinator for U.S. Congressional Representative (Harlem) Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.’s Isaac Democratic Club and the Abyssinian Baptist Church A.C.P. Overseas Club. Continue Reading →

O.T. Wells, Harlem’s Renowned Civil Rights Attorney And Watergate Advisor, Has Died

Harlem legend Ozro Thaddeus (O.T.) Wyoming Wells, Esq., 87, former president of the National Bar Association and recognized as one of America’s leading civil rights and defense lawyers, died on August 25th, 2018 of natural causes. Continue Reading →

Memorial Services For Winnie Mandela In Harlem

A number of memorial services have been planned for the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Harlem, New York this week, the first US city she visited with Nelson Mandela upon his release from prison in 1990 a source reports. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dr. Calvin Butts And Others Speak At King’s Legacy

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Harlem’s Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts of Abyssinian Baptist Church and SUNY Old Westbury. Continue Reading →