Harlem’s Richard “Rich” Porter, 1965 – 1990

Richard “Rich” Porter, July 26, 1965 – January 4, 1990, was a legendary Harlemite during the War on Drugs in the mid-1980s. Continue Reading →


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Walker To Stanton And More, A Self-Guided Tour Of Woodlawn Women Who Made A Difference

In August, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote was celebrated from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →


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Seitu’s World: Silvia’s And Rev. Al Sharpton’s Feed Harlem Residents During The COVID Crisis

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On May 24th, 2020, the National Action Network (NAN) began holding Sunday Supper at Sylvia’s, expanding meal distribution in partnership with CARE, and Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem. Continue Reading →


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Jadakiss Sends Pizza’s To Harlem And Other Medical Centers Fighting The COVID Crisis

The legendary New York rapper Jadakiss who is a Harlem a fave who last year confessed a strong admiration for pizza crust has given much than just that to some uptown health systems today. Continue Reading →


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Diahann Carroll, Actress Who Broke Racial Boundaries as TV Star “Nurse Julia” Dies

Growing up in Harlem, Bronx-born actress and singer Diahann Carroll, who made history with the first African-American Tony award in a leading role.

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