“The Harlem Hitler” Killed And Father Divine In Harlem In The NY Times, August 1, 1938

This is a rare original document of Harlem History from The New York Times newspaper, from August 1, 1938, regarding the controversial Sufi Abdul Hamid, who was killed when his airplane crashed in Long Island. Continue Reading →

Sufi Abdul “The Black Hitler” Hamid And Wife Stephanie “Queenie” Saint-Clair In Harlem, 1938 (Photograph)

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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 →

Sufi Abdul Hamid, “Harlem’s Hitler,” 1903-1938

sufi-abdul-hamidSufi Abdul Hamid (born Eugene Brown) (January 6, 1903 in Lowell, Massachusetts – July 30, 1938) was an African-American religious and labor leader, and among the first African converts to Islam, accused of Anti-Semitism. Continue Reading →