Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972, was an American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives (1945–71). Continue Reading →
Here is a rare video of remarks made by the then Democratic party presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy. Continue Reading →
Here’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis March 24th, 1980, on the campaign trail for Senator Edward “Teddy” Kennedy shaking hands with sellers from the famous Spanish Harlem market “La Marqueta”, on 125th Street and Park Avenue during grocery shopping. Continue Reading →
Should it surprise us that John Kennedy came late to civil rights? Continue Reading →
A great photograph taken of John F. Kennedy Democratic nominee speaking at a rally in front of the historic Hotel Theresa on the south west corner at 7th Avenue looking northeast towards 125th Street in Harlem, New York, on October 12, 1960.
In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Continue Reading →
Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement today in recognition of National Police Week: Continue Reading →
Join host Danny Tisdale as he talks to Harlem’s Malcolm Merriweather on The Danny Tisdale Show about Mr. Merriweather’s new job as music director of The Dessoff Choirs, living in Harlem, the upcoming performance We Remember about Dr. Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy, baking Red Velvet cake, his favorite place in Harlem and much more. Continue Reading →
The historic The Black Fashion Museum was founded by Ms. Lois Alexander Lane in 1970, the museum was in a brownstone on West 126th Street (between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,), after founding the legendary Harlem Institute of Fashion in 1966.
Hastily organized memorial services for President John F. Kennedy were held throughout the world, allowing many to express their grief. Here’s the Memorial Service held in Mount Olivet Church, Harlem. Continue Reading →
James Herman Robinson, January 24, 1907 – November 6, 1972, was an American clergyman and humanitarian, best known as the founder of Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA), and a number of organizations in Harlem. Continue Reading →
John F. Kennedy may have been Boston-born and DC-based, but his love affair with Harlem, New York is the stuff of legends. Continue Reading →