The Legendary New York Black Yankees Negro League Baseball Team In Harlem 1936 – 1948

The New York Black Yankees were a professional Negro league baseball team based in New York City, Paterson, NJ, and Rochester, NY that played from 1936 to 1948. Continue Reading →


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Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton’s New Book Honors Black Baseball Heroes From Her Father And More

The daughter of black baseball legend Henry Kimbro has spent the past year writing a new book to help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Baseball Negro League in Nashville. Continue Reading →


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The Legendary Cotton Club In Harlem 1923 To 1935

The Cotton Club was a New York City nightclub from 1923 to 1940. It was located on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue (1923 to 1935), then briefly in midtown Theater District 1935-1940. Continue Reading →


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The Legendary Museum Of The City Of New York In Harlem, NY, 1929–30

The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) is a history and art museum in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Matthew Henson The First Man To Reach The Geographic North Pole 1929-1955

Matthew Alexander Henson, August 8, 1866 – March 9, 1955, was an American explorer who accompanied Rear Admiral Robert Peary on seven voyages to the Arctic over a period of nearly 23 years. Continue Reading →


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The Hoofers Club In Harlem, 1930’s

hoofers club and treet of hope in harlemThe Hoofers Club was an black entertainment establishment and dancers club hangout in Harlem, NY, in the early to mid twentieth century. Continue Reading →


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