First, the stylish Emperor of Ethiopian, Haille Selassie, toured at the top of the Empire State Building, then Emperor Selassie drove uptown to crowds waving, from apartment buildings to the crowded streets throughout the tour in Harlem, NY, 1954.
A great photograph taken of John F. Kennedy Democratic nominee speaking at a rally in front of the historic Hotel Theresa on the south west corner at 7th Avenue looking northeast towards 125th Street in Harlem, New York, on October 12, 1960.
On Friday, August 12th, high top the historic Hotel Theresa, on 125th Street, Harlem World Magazine Radio Podcast host Danny Tisdale set down and spoke to longtime Harlemite, one time chair of the Community Board #10, and the 125th Street BID (Business Improvement District), avid big game hunter and real estate veteran Eugene Giscombe. Continue Reading →
Outtakes of Nation of Islam (NOI) rally, 369th Regiment Armory, 142nd Street and 8th Avenue, Harlem, N. Y., June 28, 1964, addressed by NOI leader Elijah Muhammad (formerly Poole) and heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali (formerly Cassius Clay). Continue Reading →
In March, writer Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (2013 Literature, Theo Westenberger Awardee) took over the former Hotel Theresa space in Harlem to create an installation of works by various artists to honor the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination. Continue Reading →