Harlem religious and labor leader, Sufi Abdul Hamid, aka “Black Hitler,” 1903 – 1938, with his wife, Harlem mob boss, Stephanie Saint-Clair, aka “Queenie,” and “Queen Of The Harlem Racket,” 1886 – 1969, in formal dress, January 23, 1938. Continue Reading →
In the past we’ve posted many editorials about Harlem’s Madame St. Clair, aka Stephanie St. Clair, and Queenie, but rarely do we have a photograph (like the one above) that gives us an intimate up close – personal view of legendary Ms. St. Clair, 1920s – 1940s.
Lifetime today unveiled its 2016/2017 development slate. Janet Jackson will executive produce the story of 1920’s New York City mobster, Queenie – the first and only woman gangster during the prohibition, set against the backdrop of The Cotton Club. Continue Reading →