Uptown Nights, Wepa! Movement, Culture And Music The Curtis Brothers Circa ’95

Harlem Stage and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) present a two-part series of music and conversation celebrating the courageous and resilient Caribbean immigrants. Continue Reading →

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Campaigns For Teddy Kennedy In Harlem, 1980

Here’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis March 24th, 1980, on the campaign trail for Senator Edward “Teddy” Kennedy shaking hands with sellers from the famous Spanish Harlem market “La Marqueta”, on 125th Street and Park Avenue during grocery shopping. Continue Reading →

Spanish Harlem In The 1980’s (Photography)

The Guardian reports that growing up in New York, photographer Joseph Rodriguez would take the subway from Brooklyn to East Harlem, where his uncle had a sweet shop, to spend time with the community (Rodriguez is of Puerto Rican and Venezuelan descent). Continue Reading →