Miles Dewey Davis III, 8-9 Years Of Age, 1934-1935

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Miles Dewey Davis III was born on May 26, 1926, to an affluent African-American family in Alton, Illinois. His father, Miles Dewey Davis, Jr., was a dentist. In 1927, the family moved to East St. Louis, Illinois. Continue Reading →

The Cecil To Close And Merge With Minton’s

mintons1New York Eater reports that the Stylish Harlem restaurant The Cecil will shut its doors at the end of the month, but it won’t be the end of the line for the food. Continue Reading →

Talented Teen Triple Threat Harlem Fave We’ McDonald!

we macdonal in harlemWe’ McDonald isn’t yet a household name, but ask any of the music fans who religiously attend the World Famous Apollo Theater’s amateur night in Harlem, New York, and you would think she is artist of the year.
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5 Best Historic Spots In Harlem

1. Langston Hughes’ Harlem Brownstone

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One of the most prominent figures during the Harlem Renaissance, acclaimed poet and author Langston Hughes resided in his Harlem brownstone, which is located on 20. East 127th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

Inside_Decor_at_MintonsBy Lil Nickelson

The last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2102.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012.

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