Sufi Abdul Hamid, Harlem’s Hitler, 1903-1938

sufi abdul hamid Sufi Abdul Hamid (born Eugene Brown) (January 6, 1903 in Lowell, Massachusetts – July 30, 1938) was an African-American religious and labor leader, and among the first African converts to Islam, accused of Anti-Semitism. Continue Reading →

Stephanie “Queenie” St. Clair, Queen Of The Harlem Racket

Stephanie St. Clair (1886 – 1969) was a bookmaker in Harlem. Madam St. Clair was born of mixed French and African descent on Martinique.

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