Op-Ed: Trade and Aid Both Needed In Africa

charles rangelBy Charles B. Rangel

This week, President Obama is welcoming some 50 African heads of state to Washington for the first-ever African Leaders Summit. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War…

harlem rattlers and the great warWhen on May 15, 1918 a French lieutenant warned Henry Johnson of the 369th to move back because of a possible enemy raid, Johnson reportedly replied: “I’m an American, and I never retreat.” Continue Reading →

The Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar, Harlem, 1950

joe louis bar in harlemA great image of The Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar still under construction on the north side of 125th Street (between 8th and 7th Avenue) in Central Harlem, New York, 1950. Continue Reading →

Louis Frank And Trotter ‘Strange Leaf’ In Harlem, 1908

00350u.previewIn Harlem, New York in May 1, 1908. “Harlem Speedway parade. Louis Frank with trotter ‘Strange Leaf,’ a prize winner.” Continue Reading →