Twenty Two West or “22 West” was the name of the Harlem Restaurant – Bar – Jazz Club – Gallery & Banquet Room, that was located at 22 West.135th Street, between 5th and Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
On July 28, 2017, the art world and creative community at large will gather in mass to silently protest fear-based prejudice and bigotry that has pinnacled across the globe in the last several years. Continue Reading →
Mack Gordon (right), born Morris Gittler, June 21, 1904 – February 28, 1959, was an American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film. Continue Reading →
The African American Day Parade
The African-American Day Parade was founded in the spring of 1968. The first meeting was held at 2315 Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Continue Reading →
Photographs by Seitu Oronde
On Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City.
A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s studio located on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, in the 1940’s. Continue Reading →