Harlem’s Tupac Amaru Shakur (video)

tupac-pic-4-babyTupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jay And Grace Clifford, ‘Mr. and Mrs. Society,’ 1930’s

jay of Harlem and wifeBlackExPat wrote that Jay Clifford, who was born in 1887, and married his wife Grace in the early 1900’s. He and his wife threw huge parties in Harlem during the 1930s, so much so that they became known as ‘Mr. and Mrs. Society.’ Continue Reading →

Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 2)

Omar Tyree 2By Eartha Watts Hicks

We continue with the three part interview with Omar Tyree that started in February during Black History month and now continues in March 2014. Continue Reading →

Canada Lee Born in Harlem (video)

Lee was born as ‘Leonard Lionel Cornelius Canegata on March 3, 1907 in Harem, New York City. He was raised by his West Indian parents in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →