Free Tennis Events for the Whole Family In Harlem!

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Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Women to Win a Championship At Wimbledon

640px-Althea_Gibson_NYWTSAlthea Gibson (August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003) was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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Harlem Purple Heart Amputee To Make Wrestling Debut

chris melendez from harlemChris Melendez lost a leg in the battlefield in Iraq. The war hero from East Harlem is now preparing for a different kind of “fight,” taking to the ring for “TNA Impact Wrestling” in New York this week. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Negro National And Eastern Colored Leagues

harlem starsThe New York History Blog posts that the companion volume to Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1860–1901: Operating by Any Means Necessary, Michael E. Lomax’s new book, Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1902-1931: The Negro National and Eastern Colored Leagues (Syracuse Univ. Press, 2014), continues to chronicle the history of black baseball in Harlem and the United States. Continue Reading →

100% Free 2014 World Cup At Maysles Cinema

100 percent free world cup 2014Starting July 4th weekend, the Maysles Cinema will hold neighborhood viewing parties for the crowning eight matches of the World Cup tournament from the quarter finals to the decisive final match on July 13th. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Breaking The Line’ At The Schomburg

harlem fillmBreaking the Line brings to life the historic saga of the battle for the 1967 black college championship, culminating in a riveting, excruciatingly close contest. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cole Sisters, 1911

Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters Harlem Repro POSTCARD#200The Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters was the sister team of the Black Fives Era men’s basketball teams, coached by Conrad Norman, Harlem, New York. 1911 Continue Reading →

Harlem Youth, Become A Ballperson At The US Open 2014

mailOur friends at Harlemgal is sharing just incase there is a Harlem kid in our community that’s interested in getting involved with the US Open as a ballperson. Continue Reading →