The History Of The Harlem World Club (video)

Today, the old Harlem World Club building is a Conway’s on 116th and Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue), but it was also the place for the drugstore chain Woolworth. But Continue Reading →

Chris Pratt Surprised Harlem Boys & Girls Club And Others At ‘Jurassic World’ Screening

Chris Pratt reprises his role as raptor trainer Owen Grady in “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” — and the leading man’s fans know he’s a hero in real life, too.

Rudy’s World: Madison Square Boys and Girls Club Groundbreaking In Harlem

By Rudy Collins On May 25th, 2017, the weather was on our side for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club new Pinkerton Clubhouse at 154th Street at Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Christmas With The Martin Luther King Democratic Club In Harlem 2016

Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016, Harlem master community photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Christmas celebration with the Martin Luther King Democratic Club at Kennedy Center in Harlem, Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Women to Win a Championship At Wimbledon

Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Burnetta Jones, Hair Salon Owner And First Major Owner Of A Recording Studio (Video)

Genre Magazine writes that this story about I Was Born This Way starts in New York city, but has nothing to do with New York native Lady Gaga.

Dining With Miss Lil At Harlem EatUp Festival In Morningside Park

By Lil Nickelson The last day of the 4th Annual Harlem EatUp Festival, May 20th, 2018 was centered around outdoor events at Morningside Park (112th Street and Manhattan Avenue) called Continue Reading →

Congratulations, LPC Designated A Historic District In Central Harlem

Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem – West 130-132nd Streets Historic District. 

Harlem Fave Zora Neale Hurston’s Last Slave

A previously unpublished work by Zora Neale Hurston, in which the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic Continue Reading →

Harlem Columbia Grad Billionaire Man Robert F. Smith (Video)

Robert Frederick Smith, born December 1, 1962 -, graduated from Columbia Business School in West Harlem, is an American billionaire businessman, investor and philanthropist.

Harlem’s Sonny “The Greatest Living Improviser” Rollins 1930 – (Video)

Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.

Harlem’s “Buddy” Bradley, Tap Dancer And The First African-American To Run A British White Company

Buddy Bradley, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1908. He staged dances in the great 1920s revues for Ziegfeld, George White, Earl Carroll and Lew Leslie’s legendary black revue Blackbirds.

Hoofers Club Harlem NY Late 1919

The Hoofers Club was an African-American entertainment establishment and dancers’ club hangout in Harlem, New York, in the early- to mid-twentieth century.

Maceo Anderson Founder Of Harlem’s “The Four Step Brothers” 1920’s (Video)

Maceo Anderson, September 3, 1910 – July 4, 2001, expressed an interest in dancing at the age of three. As a child, he used to sneak into the Lafayette Theatre Continue Reading →

The Hoofers Club In Harlem, 1930’s

The Hoofers Club was an black entertainment establishment and dancers club hangout in Harlem, NY, in the early to mid twentieth century.

Coley Mustafa Speaks Talks Family, Acting, Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show

Join Coley Mustafa Speaks, starring in the new Netflix series, Seven Seconds, created by Venna Sun and starring Regina King. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Coley talks school, Continue Reading →