Souls Grown Deep And Black-Owned Fashion Brand Paskho Foster Job Creation For Gee’s Bend Quilters

Souls Grown Deep Foundation and Community Partnership has made a $600,000 investment in Paskho. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Willis Nathaniel Huggins, Fordham’s The First Black Student To Receive A PhD

Willis Nathaniel Huggins, February 7, 1886 – July 15?, 1941, was a historian and social activist based in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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From Harlem To Harpersville Alabama Must Protect Voters During The COVID-19 Crisis

A federal court issued a decision today that will help protect the health and right to vote of medically vulnerable Alabamians. Continue Reading →


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The Harlem Years, The Legendary American Novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis F. Scott Key Fitzgerald, September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940, was an American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, short-story writer, and West Harlem, NY resident. Continue Reading →


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“A Winner Never Quits,” Samuel Hargress Jr., The Legendary Owner Of Paris Blues In Harlem

By Olivia Heffernan

Walking into Paris Blues is like entering a time warp, it turns out it actually is. Samuel Hargress Jr., 83, opened the Harlem blues and jazz club in 1969 and it hasn’t changed since. Continue Reading →




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Lynching Memorial Leaves Some Quietly Seething: ‘Let Sleeping Dogs Lie’ (Warning Image)

Black men were lynched for “standing around”, for “annoying white girls”, for failing to call a policeman “mister”. Continue Reading →


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Ambassador Haley Delivers Remarks At The UN In Remembrance Of The Slave Trade

Harlem has a long history of dealing with the issue of slavery, from Columbia University grappling with it’s ties to slavery to the African Burial ground of slaves in East Harlem. Continue Reading →


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