Harlem Olympian Frank “Rock Star” Hussey NY 1905 – 1974

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Francis Valentine Joseph “Frank” Hussey was born on February 14, 1905 on 129th Street in Harlem, New York. He was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4×100 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics and considered one of the “Rock Stars of Track.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris Raphael Cohen 1880 – 1947

Cohen-class1900SMMorris Raphael Cohen (Belarusian: Морыс Рафаэль Коэн; July 25, 1880 – January 28, 1947) was an American philosopher, lawyer, and legal scholar who united pragmatism with logical positivism and linguistic analysis. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Elisabeth Mason Wins NYer Of The Year

elizabeth mason nyer of the year east harlemEast Harlem native Elisabeth Mason, co-founder and former CEO of Single Stop USA, a not-for-profit organization that connects low-income Americans with life-transforming resources, was named “New Yorker of the Year” by NY1.  

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