Ignazio “The Wolf” Lupo, Head Of The Black Hand Gang In East Harlem NY 1877 – 1947

Ignazio Lupo, March 19, 1877 – January 13, 1947, also known as Ignazio Saietta and Lupo the Wolf, was a Sicilian-American Black Hand leader in Italian Harlem, New York, during the early 1900s. Continue Reading →


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The COVID Crisis: The Coronavirus Kills More Than 1K In 2 Days, State Figures Show

More than 2,600 New York City dwellers have died from novel coronavirus as of Saturday morning during a two-day spike that may have claimed more than 1,000 lives, according to the New York Governor’s chief aide and city data Continue Reading →


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Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Recognizes 82nd Anniversary Of The Social Security Act

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement in recognition of the 82nd anniversary of the Social Security Act, signed into law on this day by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Continue Reading →


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“The Negro Silent Protest Parade” Formed By Harlem’s St. Philip’s Church, 1917

The march was organized by W. E. B. Du Bois, the NAACP, second vice president of the NAACP, Harlem‘s James Weldon Johnson, and Rev. Hutchens Chew Bishop, rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church and realtor John E. Nail in Harlem, on July 28, 1917.

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