“Made In Harlem: Mr. Untouchable”, The Leroy “Nicky” Barnes Story In Harlem

The legendary Leroy “Nicky” Barnes ruled Harlem for the first half of the 1970s, rising from a common drug dealer to the leader of a criminal empire dubbed the Council, trading largely in heroin and cocaine, brokered through close ties with the Mafia. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Joseph “Jazz” Hayden And De Blasio Aide Arrested

video with jazzAn adviser to Mayor de Blasio and Harlem activist Joseph “Jazz” Hayden were arrested for disorderly conduct Tuesday night for allegedly obstructing police officers who handcuffed an emotionally disturbed homeless man. Continue Reading →