Walker’s Hudson River parties played a crucial role in the Harlem Renaissance: They provided a safe, welcoming space for queer black artists at a time when they were often pushed into the shadows. Source: Remembering A’Lelia Walker, Who Made A… Continue Reading →
Izola Ware Curry, Who Stabbed King in 1958, Dies at 98 www.nytimes.com In 1958, Ms. Curry stabbed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a Harlem book signing — an episode that a decade later would become a rhetorical… Continue Reading →
“Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.” Irish Proverb Happy St. Patty’s Day Harlem!
I always love Martin Luther King’s day. It gives me what feels like a special opportunity to get re-acquainted with or newly connected to new and valuable people, places and things. The link below to an amazing interview with and… Continue Reading →
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~ Nelson Mandela
AtlasObscura.com is “an online compendium of the world’s wonders. In addition to the website we regularly host unique lectures, behind the scenes tours and highly-stylized cocktail galas in unusual places with the hopes of encouraging exploration and discovery amongst our… Continue Reading →