HW Picks: Rosa Parks “Featherlite Pancakes” Recipe

Uptown_Rosa Parks1While Rosa Parks’ recipe for “Featherlite” peanut butter pancakes has a complete and specific ingredient list, it is a little light on instructions, so the writer took some liberties and added some typical procedures for preparing pancakes. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: MLK Suggestions for Riding A Bus (1956)

Montgomery-Bus-Integration-Suggesti2onsLast Tuesday, December 1st, marked the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her seat at the front of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, and as some people pointed out, the story many of us were told as children about Parks’ act of civil disobedience was fabricated. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Black Fashion Museum Founded By Ms. Lois Alexander Lane

223136The 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.

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