Harlem Week, The Best Month In Harlem

seitu greatday6What began in 1974 as a one-day tribute to Harlem has evolved over 40 years into a month long celebration of the community’s rich economic, political and cultural history.

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Ella Fitzgerald Debuts At Amateur Night at the Apollo, Nov. 21, 1934

ella fitzgeraldMichael Jackson did, James Brown did, Lauryn Hill and Jimi Hendrix did, and so did the Isley Brothers, Gladys Knight and Prince. And, on Nov. 21, 1934, at 17 years old, Ella Fitzgerald did, too. Continue Reading →