Harlemite Sammy Davis, Jr., “The Candy Man” (video)

Sammy-Davis-JrSamuel GeorgeSammyDavis, Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he also had many acting roles on stage and screen, and was noted for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities. Continue Reading →

Apollo Celebrates 75th at the Smithsonian

Built in 1914 and originally named Hurtig and Seamon’s New Burlesque Theatre, Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater first catered to whites only. Continue Reading →