James Baldwin, a Harlem native who died in 1987, would have turned 90 on Saturday. Among the many tributes in a year in which his legacy as a major writer is being celebrated, one on Saturday is close to home: a portion of East 128th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, will be renamed James Baldwin Way on August 4th, 2014. Continue Reading →
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.
Police are looking for a couple after two men were wounded in a Harlem shooting. Continue Reading →
The Marble Collegiate Church, founded in 1628, is one of the oldest continuous Protestant congregations in North America. Continue Reading →
The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was an infantry regiment of the United States Army that saw action in World War I and World War II. Continue Reading →
Harlem Writers Guild member Eartha Watts-Hicks writes that something strange occurring in my neighborhood. Continue Reading →