Rev. Sharpton Secretly Worked As FBI Informant

050400Oconnor9DRMeet Al Sharpton, “Confidential Informant No. 7.”

The longtime agitator, civil-rights activist and TV host was exposed Monday as an alleged former key FBI informant whose tips helped take down some of the biggest names in New York Mafia history. Continue Reading →

Amiri Baraka Reads “The Revolutionary Theater,” 1965

42-20711943Today, playwright, critic, activist, and one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American letters, Amiri Baraka, passed over after weeks of failing health at the age of 79. Continue Reading →

East Harlem LGBT And El Barrio Walking Tours

This June, The Municipal Art Society of New York’s walking tour program offers two tours focusing on Harlem . On June 10, in honor of Gay Pride Month, urban planner Laurence Frommer leads a walk through the history of LGBT Harlem. Continue Reading →

Claude McKay And Baroness V. Freytag, 1922

January 10, 1922, in Harlem, New York with “Claude McKay and Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.” Continue Reading →