New York City
New York City, the Big Apple, has a backstory deeper than Hip-Hop at the Apollo and broader than New Year’s Eve Celebration. It’s the heartbeat of the world’s economy with a robust arts scene.
American History includes 1619 New York
The Schomberg is both a cultural treasure and intellectual candy
Restaurants & Nightclubs
The choices are plentiful and trendy.
The heart of Harlem is still the Apollo Theater
Black Theatre & Dance
Where Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte met in Black Theater.
Where Denzel makes a second living
Blacks On Broadway
August Wilson opened doors for Black Playwrights
The African Burial Grounds
Places of Worship
Abyssinian Baptist Church has few peers in its spiritual leadership
Lotions, potions, a manicure, and a pedicure are just the start
Rockefeller Center is outstanding from the ground to the top
The Met Museum is far more than a great fashion show.
When in doubt, there’s always Central Park
Civil Rights Movement in NYC
Adam Clayton Powell, political difference-maker in Congress
Every time you hear great music in NYC, remember the great Luther Vandross
Marcus Garvey in NYC
Parto Malcolm X’s background traces to Marcus Garvey
Malcolm X in NYC
You been had. You been took. You been bamboozled, led astray.
Trivia & Famous Residents
Notable Black folks from the Harlem Renaissance to Present Day