Harlem’s James Baldwin (1924 – 1987)

james baldwinJames Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. Continue Reading →

Harold Jackman, The Most Handsome Man In Harlem 1920’s-1930’s

harlem jackmanIf you scan the index of any reputable book on the Harlem Renaissance, you should find at least one listing for Harold Jackman.  Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster

burt lancaster from east harlem1Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile (which he called “The Grin”). Continue Reading →

Father Of Four-Year-Old Found Dead In Harlem Faces Murder Charges For The Child And His Mother

In update of earlier articles posted regarding this very sad story, NY1 reports that a man who had an affair with his teacher in 2011 is now charged with killing her and their four-year-old son. Continue Reading →

Father Charged in Deaths Of Son, Mother Found In Harlem Apartment

A man who fathered a son with his former teacher several years ago was charged on Tuesday with her murder and the murder of their now-4-year-old son, police said. Continue Reading →

Man Turns Self In Over Deaths Of Mother, Son Found In Harlem Apartment (Update)

A man who fathered a son with his former teacher several years ago was being questioned on Tuesday in her death and the death of their now-4-year-old son, a police source said. Continue Reading →