Altina Schinasi Miranda
, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer, and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames.Continue reading
Harlem is one of the most famous areas of New York, whose history goes back to the 17th century when Dutch farmers founded their settlement here. Continue reading
"The widespread protests occurring in our Nation right now should come as no surprise to anyone paying attention to the realities lived by people of color, especially Black Americans, in this country. Continue reading
, born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014, was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and civil rights activist.Continue reading
The Day reports
that for anyone down on their luck, out of it, angry, isolated, drug-addicted or simply fed up with it all, Harlem man George Walker has a new year message.Continue reading
Rev. Al Sharpton warned President-Election Donald Trump to “saddle up your horse” because he’s planning to spend the eight weeks leading up to Trump’s inauguration fighting any changes that could adversely impact communities of color—starting with a rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on January 14.Continue reading
"Think different." was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc., in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA\Chiat\Day that resonated from Harlem to Harare.Continue reading
Bounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with a new original short-form series called “Memories of My Father” featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading
This Lincoln Center commission commemorates the 35th anniversary of Howard Zinn’s seminal book, A People’s History of the United States, with music and spoken-word performances that will bring to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people in the book: Continue reading
This year’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
, compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, includes a popular disco
in the LGBT community, Miami’s Little Havana
, and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “war room
,” housed inside of the A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, AL.
By Tod Roulette
Margaret O’Connor Jackson serves as President of Marpeg Realty Corp. and Marcus Jackson Funeral Home, Inc., located at 3362 Boston Road, in the North East Bronx.
Photographs by Seitu Oronde
On Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City.
Franco the Great (born Franklin Gaskin in Panama 1928, also the Harlem Picasso) is a street artist in Harlem, New York. He earned his notoriety by painting storefront security gates in West Harlem.Continue reading