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 →

Friends of Harlem Hospital Honors Rangel And Others with the Memorial Award

harlem hosptial awrad with rngelThe Friends of Harlem Hospital honored Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) with the Memorial Award on Monday, August 11, 2014, at The Annual Golf and Tennis Outing fundraiser in White Plains, NY, for his commitment and support of the Harlem Hospital throughout his career as a lawyer, New York State Assemblyman and United States Congressman. Continue Reading →

Join The Fifth Annual Golf And Tennis Outing For The Benefit Of Harlem Hospital Center

golf and tennis outing1Come out and take a swing of the golf club and the tennis racket at the Fifth Annual Golf And Tennis Outing for the Benefit of the Harlem Hospital Center on Monday, August 11, 9-4 pm, 2014. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Rangel Wins Primary!

seitu r1By Seitu Oronde

Harlem’s Rep. Rangel wins primary as Henry Singleton 1199 SEIU organizer holds declaring his support. Continue Reading →

Dr. Billy Taylor Street Naming In Harlem

rudy 5By Rudy Collins

The family of Dr Billy Taylor as well as other VIP’s such as Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayor David Dinkins, Keith Wright, and others were present for the renaming of 138th Street at 5th Ave Dr. Billy Taylor Way in Harlem.

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Harlem’s Ashley Murphy And Misty Copeland Cover Pointe Magazine

pointe-ballerinaWhen was the last time you saw two top ballerinas who are from Harlem on a magazine cover? I can save you some time. You’ve never seen that — unless you’ve already spotted Pointe magazine’s June/July 2014 cover. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Junior Tennis And Education Program Celebrates 42 Years

SM_HARLEM_JR_TENNIS_CELEBRATION_2014_017Tennis stars and celebrities including James Blake, Mayor David Dinkins, Jeanne Ashe and more, with the evening’s emcee, Al Roker of the Today Show. were on hand to celebrate the Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program’s 42 years of Service.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Gang Of Four

image001They started their careers as bright young men in the Democratic precincts of Harlem. Each achieved great success. Continue Reading →

New York Political Boss Basil Paterson Passes And Electeds Respond

basil_paterson_faAP reports that Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87. Continue Reading →