Born May 29, 1941, at Harlem Hospital, he resided in Central Harlem during his formative years, attending P.S. 89 and the Harlem Boys Club, and was a Cub Scout at Abyssinia Baptist Church, before moving to the Harlem River Houses in the late 1950s.
During a brief visit last week, the oldest son of civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King navigated throughout Harlem and walked these streets in anonymity while making his rounds to various locations.
Two legendary athletes, who are featured in what Time magazine regards as one of the top-50 most iconic photographs of all time, will finally be honored for their athletic achievements next month.
Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal recently had surgery.
The 79th annual Marcus Garvey Black Power Parade, which treks through Central Harlem, is scheduled for this Saturday afternoon. It departs from the corner of 124th Street and Marcus Garvey Park West, at the very park which honors his legacy.
This past weekend’s cowardly shooting sprees in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio—which resulted in the deaths of 31 people and the serious wounding of approximately four dozen more—once again casts a spotlight on the murderous violence which permeates throughout the land of the free.
May 20th marked the 90th physical anniversary of legendary urban activist Robert “Sonny” Carson, affectionately known as “Abubadika” to his comrades within his beloved Brooklyn community, and as “A.B.” to his close confidants.
The December 12th Movement is leading the people in the 94th celebration of the birthday of our national Black hero Malcolm X.
A number of local events took place Sunday to commemorate the 94th physical day anniversary of revolutionary freedom fighter Malcolm X.
This Sunday marks the 94th physical day anniversary of the renowned human rights activist, Malcolm X.