Louis Tompkins Wright (July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952) was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the surgical staff of a non-segregated hospital in New York City.
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Someone stole $95,000 worth of jewelry from the Harlem home of City Councilwoman Inez Dickens, NYPD police sources said Friday. Continue Reading →
A man ordering food at an East Harlem Chinese restaurant Saturday was ambushed by a masked gunman who shot him as he tried to flee, leaving him near death, officials and witnesses said. Continue Reading →
Planning for end-of-life care is a difficult conversation for families to have, especially when they lack access to basic information about hospice care and other services available for their terminally ill loved ones. Continue Reading →
Statement from Harlem Speaker on the shooting of Officer Randolph Holder, 33, NYPD housing officer was shot in the head and killed Tuesday night in Harlem Hospital: Continue Reading →
Marcia Pendelton, founder and president of Walk Tall Girl Productions has announced the 15th anniversary celebration of her company. Continue Reading →
Harlem has always been a hub for “alternative” politics from Marcus Gracey, Canada Lee to Liberation Books and more, so its no surprise that a bookstore that call itself “the center of a movement for revolution,” has swapped its Chelsea digs for Lenox Avenue because of escalating rent. Continue Reading →