East Harlem’s James A. Luisi 1928 – 2002

002ade24_mediumJames A. Luisi was born on November 2, 1928, in Harlem, he was an American professional basketball player and actor. Luisi is perhaps best known for his role as Lt. Doug Chapman during Seasons 3 through 6 of the television series The Rockford Files. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Henry Lincoln “Hank” DeZonie 1922-2009

hank_dezonieHenry Lincoln “Hank” DeZonie, was born on February 12, 1922 in Harlem, he was an American professional basketball player. He was the fourth African American player in the National Basketball Association (NBA), following Earl Lloyd, Nathaniel Clifton, and Chuck Cooper. Continue Reading →


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