Harlem Churches Host HBCU Concerts

glee in harlem1Morehouse College Glee Club, The Cheyney & Lincoln University Concert Choirs

By Claude Jay

In less than four weeks most college student will take their finals and those who are seniors will prepare for their big day, graduation. For the seniors, they will come to the end of their undergraduate careers. Continue Reading →

Reverend Major Jealous “Father” Divine in Harlem

Father Divine (c. 1876 – September 10, 1965), also known as Reverend M. J. Divine, was an African American spiritual leader from about 1907 until his death. His full self-given name was Reverend Major Jealous Divine, and he was also known as “the Messenger” early in his life. Continue Reading →

Church of the Master, West Harlem, 1930′s

church of the masterThe Church of the Master opened as the Morningside Presbyterian Church in November 1893. William C. Haskell designed a little Victorian style building in orange brick in a neighborhood called Harlem of recently built brownstones opposite Morningside Park. Continue Reading →

Queen Mother Delois Blakely: Harlem’s Street Nun

Delois BlakelyA woman of compassion and caring, Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely champions the aspirations of women, children and youth. She criticizes mankind for the economic injustice that has degraded billions of lives worldwide and champions’ education, basic business training, microcredit, entrepreneurship, and “heart” as potential solutions. Continue Reading →

Scientology Harlem Public Affairs Director Ordained

Verlene Cheeseboro, Director of Public Affairs of the Church of Scientology Harlem, is now the first Scientology minister ordained at the Church of Scientology of Harlem. Executive Director of the Harlem Church, Rev. Phyllis Mack, conducted the ceremony. Continue Reading →

Rev. Frederick J. “Ike” Eikerenkoetter II In Harlem (video)

Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II was born in Ridgeland, South Carolina, and was of African American and Indo (Dutch-Indonesian) descent. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pastor James David Manning Preaches ‘Obama is Evil’ On Church Signs

Harlemites have had enough of a local pastor posting signs at his prominently-located church spewing hateful messages about President Obama. Continue Reading →