Thursday Throwback: Act And “Think Different.” Do You? (Video)

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“Think different.” was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc., in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA\Chiat\Day that resonated from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

Calling the Greatest is Selling Him Short


By Marc Rasbury 

The News of Muhammad Ali’s passing hit the news air waves about midnight on Friday. We were prepared for it for because his family said he was taken to the hospital with severe respitory issues and it didn’t look good. Continue Reading →

“Muhammad And Larry” At Albert Maysles’ In Harlem

85480393-759d-444e-924b-1683bc5aa548In October of 1980 Muhammad Ali was preparing to fight for an unprecedented fourth heavyweight title against his friend and former sparring partner Larry Holmes. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fans Pay Homage To Muhammad Ali (video)

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Fans of the late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali gather at the Apollo Theater in New York City to discuss his legacy and recite his famous sayings. Continue Reading →

“To Joseph” By Muhammad Ali (Signed Photo)

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What a great photograph, the phone conversation is so intense Muhammad Ali, doesn’t look at the photographer, but looks right past the photographer. Continue Reading →

Muhammad Ali And Elijah Muhammad In Harlem, 1964 (video)

muhammad-ali-in-harlem 2Outtakes of Nation of Islam (NOI) rally, 369th Regiment Armory, 142nd Street and 8th Avenue, Harlem, N. Y., June 28, 1964, addressed by NOI leader Elijah Muhammad (formerly Poole) and heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali (formerly Cassius Clay). Continue Reading →

Cassius Marcellus Clay ‘The Pied Piper of Harlem,’ 1963

1963 Cassius Clay The Pied Piper of Harlem Followed By FansThe  great photograph above is of a 21year old Cassius Marcellus Clay ‘The Pied Piper of Harlem’, being followed by his Harlem fans on 125th Street in Harlem on December 17th, 1963. Continue Reading →

James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio, Harlem, 1940’s

VanDerZeeStudio125A 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 →