Jeffrey “Fro” Young Male Model

jeffrey young for the ladiesLet us introduce you to Brooklyn native Jeffrey “Fro” Young. He is an aspiring model, creative director and going to college in South Carolina who’s favorite place in Harlem is 125th street. Continue Reading →

African Americans’ Memorial Day in Charleston, South Carolina, 1865

Memorial Day African Americans invented Memorial Day in Charleston South CarolinaThe first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →

Silvias Woods, Harlem’s Queen Of Soul Food And Business

slyvia-woodsSylvia Woods (February 2, 1926 – July 19, 2012) was an American restaurateur who co-founded the landmark restaurant Sylvia’s in Harlem on Lenox Avenue, New York City with her husband, Herbert Woods, in 1962. Continue Reading →

A Hope Of Peace For Myls Dobson in Harlem Memorial Service

1517553_577788502306020_1201665143_nEven in death, peace seemed to elude little Myls Dobson. On Wednesday evening, one week after the badly beaten and burned boy was found in the apartment of the woman caring for him, his body was claimed at the morgue in New York. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: I’m Travelin Light- On My Way to South Kakalaki

By Walter Rutledge Make no mistake I am a true New Yorker! For me the sun rises over the East River and set across the Hudson. Continue Reading →