Harlem Pastor Barbecues with Interventions To Curb Gang Violence

paster vernon williams and gangsA Harlem pastor is rolling out a new summer project, trying to lure kids — some as young as 8 — away from the grip of Harlem’s warring street crews. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Tupac And Monster Kody (Audio)

tupac and biggieConsidering all that Harlem born Tupac has contributed to hip hop in such a short amount of time, it’s hard to imagine Tupac Shakur being a fan, but a never-before-heard phone call reveals that very side of the late lyricist.  Continue Reading →

Over 100 Arrested in Largest Harlem Gang Bust Ever [update]

harlem gang bustMore than 100 members of three feuding gangs were arrested in Harlem for killings and gun violence on Wednesday in what was described as the largest indictment of gang members in New York City’s history, authorities said. Continue Reading →

The Lenox Avenue Gang, 1900

The Lenox Avenue Gang was an early 20th century New York City street gang led by Harry Horowitz, and was one of the most violent gangs of the pre-Prohibition era. Continue Reading →