One Of Harlem’s Last-Remaining Mitchell-Lama Buildings At Risk

Local politicians are asking the federal government to help preserve an East Harlem affordable housing complex built in 1974 under the Mitchell-Lama program, which has provided housing for low- and middle-income families for decades. Continue Reading →

WWI ‘Harlem Hellfighter’ Henry Johnson to Receive Medal of Honor

proxyThey called Sgt. Henry Johnson “Black Death,” a soldier from the all-black “Harlem Hellfighters” unit who fought off two dozen Germans with a gun and then a knife during World War I. Continue Reading →