In 1930s Harlem, a man known as Father Divine founded the International Peace Mission movement, founded on ideals of racial equality and communal living. Continue Reading →
Have a great July 4th!
On July 4, 1917, The Voice: A Newspaper for the New Negro—the first newspaper of the “New Negro Movement,” edited by Hubert H. Harrison—made its debut at a rally at the Metropolitan Baptist Church at 120 W. 138th Street (we have the address at 151 W 128th Street), between Lenox and Seventh Avenues in Harlem.
The NYPD officer is under investigation after his attempted arrest turns into boxing match on the streets of Harlem. The plainclothes NYPD officer was filmed fighting Saykou George (name has not been confirmed) during the day on Wednesday, July 2nd. Continue Reading →
The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) held its inaugural Masquerade Ball on Thursday, May 14th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Leperca Space. Continue Reading →
Vanessa 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 →