Memorial for Harlem Fave Little Jimmy Scott In Harlem

billy scott...We are honored to share with you our celebration of the life of Little Jimmy Scott, American Jazz singer, NEA Jazz Master, recording artist, former lead singer for the Lionel Hampton band, recipient of the Kennedy Center’s “Jazz in our Time” Living Legend Award and Lifetime Achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel Welcomes Rev. Butts At CBC Prayer Breakfast

image001Congressman Charles B. Rangel welcomed Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III to the nation’s capital, as the nationally-renowned pastor of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Family Demands Fix From Abyssinian Development Corporation

harlem house by ADC1The house of their dreams turned into a nightmare. A Harlem family that spent their life’s savings to purchase their first house is demanding the landlord — Abyssinian Development Corporation — cough up $250,000 to fix the flawed pad they say is riddled with construction defects. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Witness: Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York

51BtKTOJDEL._SY344_PJlook-inside-v2,TopRight,1,0_SH20_BO1,204,203,200_The new book Witness: Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York, is written by Genna Rae McNeil, Houston Bryan Roberson, Quinton Hosford Dixie, and Kevin McGruder. Continue Reading →

Robert Lee Dunham, Harlem McDonald’s Owner Dies

Robert Lee Dunham, age 78, died on May 17, 2011 at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He was President and CEO of TCB Management Corporation. In 1972, Lee Dunham made history by opening the first McDonald’s restaurant in the City of New York. A pioneer in McDonald’s, he was a multiple store Owner with restaurants located in New York and New Jersey. Continue Reading →