Uptown Council Member Rodriguez And Others Hold Co-Naming Ceremony Honoring Carlos Cooks And More

Today, May 7th, 2021, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by elected leaders, and community residents to host a co-naming ceremony to honor the life and legacy of Black Nationalist and political figure, Carlos Cooks. Continue Reading →

William G. Pomeroy Foundation Provides Grant To While We Are Still Here To Celebrate Harlem’s History

From Ethel Waters and Althea Gibson to Marcus Garvey and Langston Hughes, Harlem’s extraordinary historic legacy.

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Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew Founder Of The Living God In Harlem, 1892 – 1973

Wentworth Arthur Matthew (June 23, 1892 – December 1973), a West Indian immigrant to New York City, was the founder in 1919 of the Commandment Keepers of the Living God, a Black Hebrew congregation. Continue Reading →

Are You A Historic Harlem Parks Harlem Youth Gardeners (HYG) Team Member?

The Harlem Youth Gardeners (HYG) Team Members will work part-time Monday – Friday (19hr/wk) over the summer, assisting with gardening and park maintenance work in four Historic Harlem Parks (Jackie Robinson, Marcus Garvey, Morningside, and St. Nicholas), New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Glenn Hunter Talks Harlem History Museum, Garvey, Kennedy And More On The Danny Tisdale Show

Join Glenn Hunter, co-founder and co-executive director of Harlem Cultural Archives as he talks Harlem History Museum, Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, John F. Kennedy’s PT 59, and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

Lewis H. Michaux, Our Greatest Bookseller,1932 – 1974 (Video)

Harlem bookseller and civil rights activist Lewis H. Michaux, 1895–1976. Harlem’s Troy Johnson founder of AALBC.com called Michaux “our Greatest Bookseller.” Continue Reading →


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