Moving Images From Harlem Vigil For Victims Of Charleston Church Shooting


Mourners pray in Harlem for the nine people were murdered by Dylan Storm Roof, 21, from Lexington, South Carolina at the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal church, in Charleston South Carolina on Thursday, June 18th, 2015.

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HW Pick: African Americans’ Memorial Day

431832_169236859911383_1841802600_nThe first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →

Eartha Kitt The “Most Exciting Woman In The World” In Harlem

eartha kitBorn on January 17 1927 on a cotton plantation of St Matthew’s, in South Carolina, Kitt’s mother, Annie Mae Keitt. Continue Reading →