The “Slave Bible” That Removed Key Passages To Justify Rebellion 1807

In an 1846 speech to the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, Frederick Douglass summed up the twisted bond between slavery and religion in the U.S. Continue Reading →

Schinasi Brothers Cigarette Factory, Harlem 1904 –

In 1904 this cigarette factory at 309-11 West 120th Street in Harlem was made the superior high-quality cigarettes made from expensive imported Turkish tobacco. Continue Reading →

The Telling Image: Shapes Of Changing Times From Harlem To Harare

How do humans make sense of the world? In answer to this timeless question, award winning documentary filmmaker, Lois Farfel Stark, takes the reader on a remarkable journey from tribal ceremonies in Liberia and the pyramids in Egypt, to the gravity-defying architecture of modern China. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Discovery Of King TUT, The Bling King

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Of course 19-year-old King Tutankhamun, “the Golden boy” was not from Harlem, but he lived his life in true Harlem style like a 3,000 year old Harlemite – Puff Daddy, Cam’ron or Dapper Dan could have learned a thing or two from the the Bling King.

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