In the past we’ve posted many editorials about Harlem’s Madame St. Clair, aka Stephanie St. Clair, and Queenie, but rarely do we have a photograph (like the one above) that gives us an intimate up close – personal view of legendary Ms. St. Clair, 1920s – 1940s.
Lifetime today unveiled its 2016/2017 development slate. Janet Jackson will executive produce the story of 1920’s New York City mobster, Queenie – the first and only woman gangster during the prohibition, set against the backdrop of The Cotton Club. Continue Reading →
Harlem has always had its share of gangdom, from Stephanie St. Clair aka Queenie or Madam Queen, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas, Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello, Giosue “The King Of (Harlem’s) Little Italy” Gallucci and many, many more. Continue Reading →