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Harlem’s Vanessa del Rio “America’s first Latina star”

975c2b2c51e3f172a9c2c9773fd2fbdeVanessa del Rio was born Ana Maria Sanchez on 31 March,1952 and raised in Spanish Harlem, New York, the daughter of immigrants from Cuba and Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Manning Backs The South In New Civil War

Pastor-James-David-Manning-Right-Wing-Watch-800x430You know we have a great country when anti-LGBT pastor David James Manning can boast on Tuesday that the legalization of same-sex marriage would spur a new Civil War — and that he would be on the winning side, Right Wing Watch reported. Continue Reading →

Harlem Family Friendly Hang Outs For July 4th

hw17 girls in articleHarlem Children’s Parade

Join us for a 3rd year in taking part in a fun event, the July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade, at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park).  There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am.  The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.   Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala

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By Udo Derrick Salters

The Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala on Monday, June 6th was a great night at the Apollo. Hosting duties were handled by Extra TV Correspondent A. J. Calloway. Continue Reading →

The Marni Duffel Bag For Harlem Travel

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We love this duffel bag with woven trim, leather handles and piping, the interior has pockets and contrasted lining perfect for a trip across town for the Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights on 104th Street and Fifth Avenue or to Inwood for Yinka Shonibare MBE: Colonial Arrangements at the Jumel Mansion before it closes on August 31, 2015. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Samuel Jesse Battle, A Career Of Firsts

samuel jSamuel Jesse Battle (born January 16, 1883 in New Bern, North Carolina). His parents were among the last generation born into Southern slavery, and his own birth in 1883 was notable for another benchmark: At 16 pounds, he was the biggest baby ever recorded in North Carolina. Continue Reading →