Ajee’ Wilson continued to show strong early-season form, clocking the second-fastest indoor 600m ever by an American woman at the 22nd annual New Balance Games at the Armory Track & Field Center in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →
Describing Willie O’Ree’s NHL debut as a Boston Bruin against the Candiens, Dave Stubbs writes “The native of Fredericton, New Brunswick, had arrived in Montreal from Quebec on an emergency call-up, carrying a suitcase and the baggage of racial intolerance he had been lugging through the minor pros.” Continue Reading →
NYC Service, in partnership with New York City Football Club, today hosted its Annual Speed Mentoring Event at the Club’s office in midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →
The widely-heralded Figure Skating in Harlem youth development program — the first of its kind to combine education and the artistic discipline of figure skating for girls of color — is coming to Detroit, the first city selected in a national expansion. Continue Reading →
National Double Dutch League welcomes double dutch teams of all ages from all around the globe to celebrate the 25th year of the David A. Walker Memorial annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic at the famous Apollo Theater (253 W. 125 Street, New York, NY) on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. Continue Reading →
The Lenox Oval at Lenox Avenue and 145th Street was the play field where many a sport was played from soccer with the New York Soccer Leaque, like the St. George’s, I. R. T. Strollers to Negro Leaque baseball, like the Lincoln Stars, Lincoln Giants, etc., was played in Harlem, New York frm 1911 to 1930. Continue Reading →
Harlem has always led the rest of the nation, and baseball is no different when we look at the New York Female Giants (pictured above). Now, as the NBA season kicks off and basketball fans across the land put on their lucky basketball-branded socks, many fans are still glued to their TVs watching the World Series. Continue Reading →
By Michael McQuillan
Police shootings, school segregation and inner city economic deprivation demand frank talk and hard work across the color line. Continue Reading →
Less than four months after Thor Equities closed on a 45,000-square-foot office building in Harlem, the developer has sewn up a new lease for a sizable portion of the property’s retail space. Continue Reading →
“When I first saw lacrosse, I thought it was only for boys, but it looked pretty cool.” — Karmen, 12
Beginning last winter, The Players’ Tribune followed the girls lacrosse team from P.S. 149 in Harlem during its 2015–16 season, documenting such moments as a practice on a small patch of astroturf at the school ..
Harlem Lacrosse executive board member Dom Starsia will be honored at Harlem Lacrosse’s annual benefit for his inspirational leadership as an ambassador for Harlem Lacrosse, his commitment to serving young people and his continued efforts to promote educational opportunity and grow the game responsibly. Continue Reading →
It’s a photograph of the Deerfoot Baseball Athletic Club team in Harlem around 1890-1900. We think the gentlemen in suites are the coach in the center and maybe the manager to the far left of the frame.