World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. Continue Reading →
Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. Continue Reading →
A photograph of members of the Harlem Air Squadron at the Roosevelt Field Airport in Long Island, New York, 1935.
Police are searching for a World War II veteran who disappeared last week. Continue Reading →
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that Col. David Martinez, an Albany resident and veteran of the Iraq War, has been named to command the New York Army National Guard’s historic 369th Sustainment Brigade. Continue Reading →
Harlem to Albany bus ride of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Black And Puerto Rican Caucus last January 2014 sponsored by Senator Bill Perkins with the entire Harlem group. Continue Reading →
Anne Dvinge has just published an article about Harlem Kiddies entitled ’Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Afro-Danish jazz band Harlem Kiddies and discourses of race and resistance in 1940s Denmark’ in the international journal African and Black Diaspora. Continue Reading →