Whistle In Mississippi In Harlem

downloadIn 1955, Emmett and his cousin, both from Chicago, went to visit family in Mississippi…according to several versions, Emmett whistled at a white woman and others say he grabbed her hand and asked for a date; others say all he did was say “Bye, baby” as he left the store. Continue Reading →

Black Wall Street in Harlem

downloadIn the heartland of America there once was a Black Community Paradise more than 600 businesses strong.   Continue Reading →

‘Hugs for Harlem’ Director Spent Funds Personally

hugs13n-2-webThe director of do-little charity Hugs for Harlem was busted for pilfering city funds meant for after school programs — all while playing the juvenile himself, authorities said. Continue Reading →