A Saint from TriBeCa: Pierre Toussaint’s New York Pierre Toussaint, a 23 year old slave, arrived in New York in 1797 a refugee from the revolution in Saint-Domingue.
Health Here’s a link to Harlemite Todd Roulette and his late partner former CT., State Senator Chuck Allen, III’s love story in the April 2009 Story CorpsAlumni eNewsletter. Here’s what Continue Reading →
Here is a great summer read documenting the Edge Art: Black Latino(a) Artists, An Inter-Caribbean Dialogue exhibition. This show ran from February 4th trough the 26th in 2013 at The City Continue Reading →
By Tod Roulette Margaret O’Connor Jackson serves as President of Marpeg Realty Corp. and Marcus Jackson Funeral Home, Inc., located at 3362 Boston Road, in the North East Bronx.
By Tod Roulette This past Memorial Day, Monday May 25th throughout Harlem’s large historic as well as small and quaint parks, people gathered for picnics, an ice cream cone or Continue Reading →
By Tod Roulette “Take everyone to see this movie…Every mean mother, June Bug, every church member to support this film. This is an important moment and movie for black gay Continue Reading →
By Kyle Fraser I talked to Harlem World Magazine founder and CEO, Danny Tisdale about the new business being launched this week “Harlem Experiences’.
By Tod Roulette After 235 years an intimate family heirloom painting has been exposed to the world showing not just layers of soot and dusty varnish but the secretive social Continue Reading →
“The spell of Africa is upon me. The ancient witchery of her medicine is burning my drowsy, dreamy blood. This is not a country, it is a world—a universe of Continue Reading →
By Tod Roulette Visit Sothebys to appreciate top quality tribal art. Not only seeing these works up close is an incredibly tutorial but overhearing and speaking with staff and visitors Continue Reading →
By Tod Roulette My ten-year-old goddaughter Lucy is all legs and arms. She sat on my lap at the Upper East Side Barnes and Noble on 86th Street this week Continue Reading →
STOP demonizing black LGBT people in Black Church Pulpits! The sad fact is more than half of the congregants in black churches aren’t married ANYWAY–and the kids in Sunday School Continue Reading →
By Tod Roulette This is February and Black History Month is half done, but there are so many stories and facts to uncover about African Americans and our history.
When Chuck Allen, III died in 2008 after a 26 year career politician in New Haven, CT. a scholarship fund was established for high school seniors…
Last week it was William and Kate, on July 1st, Prince Albert II of Monaco will marry South African Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, and a possible son from that marriage Continue Reading →
By Tod Roulette It’s fitting that the personal effects of Lena Horne,would be sold at a Doyle auction house during fashion week no less.
By Venuza Laveaux As a recent newlywed, I know that getting engaged is one of the most exciting moments in a person’s life. Friends and family are elated for the Continue Reading →
Here’s a great pick by HW contributor Todd Roulette. It’s James Gavin, author and journalist most recent book, Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2009).