The Passionate Harlem Activist Yuri Kochiyama, New York, 1921 – 2014 (Video)

Yuri Kochiyama, Kōchiyama Yuri?, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014, was an American political activist. Continue Reading →

“Small Talk At 125th And Lenox,” 1970, By Gil Scott-Heron (Video)

By John Bush

A New Black Poet, Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, also known simply as Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, is the debut album of soul music and jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron, released in 1970 on Flying Dutchman Records.

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Fidel Castro, Malcolm X And The Gracious Hotel Theresa In Harlem 1960 (Video)

Here are the results of a legendary meeting that way it was reported, we start with The Militant reported that: On September 19th, 1960 Fidel Castro traveled to the United States to address the United Nations, General Assembly.

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Harlem Rep Espaillat Calls For Reinvestigation Of The Assassination Of Malcolm X

Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement to call for the case involving the assassination of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, known as Malcolm X, be reinvestigated with the use of modern technology following the Netflix docuseries “Who Killed Malcolm X?” Continue Reading →

Update: 100 Pastors Against NYC Council’s Proposed Ban On Real Fur From Harlem To Hollis

One-hundred pastors representing thousands of congregants from Harlem to Hollis today released a letter expressing vehement opposition to the New York City Council’s proposed ban on real fur. Continue Reading →

Charles Weldon Artistic Director Of The Negro Ensemble Company Crosses Over

Actor/Director Charles Weldon, who was Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) since 2005, died December 7 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. He was 78. Continue Reading →