Authentic Harlem Blog

Authentic Harlem’s mission is to provide information that pertains to Harlem’s cultural past present and future. Posts reflect the true vibrancy of the community with a penchant for recognizing unheralded Heroes and forgotten events from long ago.

 
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Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at King Towers Community Center (NYCHA) 1/21/2013 […]

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Mr. Binderman on Harlem Wednesday Gospel Experience with Neal Shoemaker and Harlem Heritage Tours.

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/IbC6AQC866o” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> On the Wednesday November 9th, 2011 I personally conducted […]

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St. Sen Bill Perkins honors Harlem Photogs @ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

February 28th, 2011 On February 10th 2011, I attended an event at the Schomburg Center […]

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Harlem Heritage Tours – Lots can be done through Cultural Tourism.

January 22nd, 2011. In the photo above my friends Mother holds her two Grand Daughters […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Walking Tour with Harlem Heritage Tours.

On January 15th, 2011 friends from Atlanta Ga. and the Boston Mass. area visited us […]

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Harlem Heritage Tours – uncovering gems of Harlem Heritage from 1993.

01/01/2011 During Holiday Season 2010, me and guests from Iowa were at Malcolm Shabazz Harlem […]

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Harlem Heritage Tours 12/27/10 – 7:13 PM @ 118th Street with some of my fav. peeps = the Kids.

12/29/2010 I was walking home and came across these kids playing in the snow, of […]

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Harlem Heritage Tours @ 118th Street & Malcolm X Blvd. – Harlem Snow Day -12/27/10 – van yearning to be free.

12/29/2010 I’m here providing moral support for these guys as they work hard to get […]

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Harlem Heritage Tours @ Circle of Brothers – Town Hall Meeting.

12/09/10 On Wednesday 12/08/2010 I attended Circle of Brothers Town Hall Meeting in Harlem sponsored […]

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Harlem Heritage Tours @ “Light It Up” Holiday celebration on 125th Street in Harlem.

12/08/2010 On 12/07/2010 I  attended two Holiday celebrations starting with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting […]

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“Word From the Street Wednesday’s”

11/24/2010 Many are writing about Harlem from an outside perspective, but now it’s time to […]

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Attorney Cora T. Walker – Attorney for the People of Harlem – Happy Mother’s Day Counselor from Harlem Heritage Tours

05/05/2010 Mrs. Cora T. Walker was a dedicated Lawyer / Community Activist who constantly championed […]

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Mrs. Ruby Kitchen – Unsung Warrior – Women’s History Month 2010 – Harlem Heritage Tours

03/02/2010 Mrs. Ruby Kitchen is a women who I have known all my life growing […]

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Morgan and Marvin Smith – True Harlem Pioneers – Black History Month 2010

02/28/2010 Morgan and Marvin Smith are twin brothers who came to Harlem in 1933 from […]

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African Burial Ground – Harlem Heritage Tours remembers the Ancestors – Black History Month 2010

02/16/2010 In 1991 in preparation to build a federal office building in Lower Manhattan at […]

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Harlem Heritage Tours loves the kids / snow day 02/10

o2/10/2010 As you can see in the below video clip, Ya Boy had a cool […]

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I’m From Harlem

02/07/2010 During Black History Month 2005 Harlem Heritage Tours had the pleasure of working with […]

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Learn about Adam with Harlem Heritage Tours

On Feb. 17th 2005, I attended the unveiling of “Higher Ground”: statue designed by Sculptor, […]

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The Hon. Professor Preston Wilcox

01/25/2010 One of the first theme tours I conducted back in 2000 was based on the […]

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Price of the Ticket

01/25/2010 The above picture (1979) is of Filmmaker Bill Miles and noted Novelist James Baldwin […]

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Me and Bill

1/20/2010 The other day I was organizing some things in my office, getting ready for […]

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Mikes Old School News Stand – Authentic Harlem

01/12/2010  I remember when I was a kid in Harlem (below 10 years of age), […]

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If I Only Knew – I Wish I Knew

01/12/2010 I took this picture of Mr. Percy Sutton (Center) in 2000 while conducting a […]

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Heritage Lady Harlem!

  “Heritage Lady Harlem” light thermal Harlem Heritage Tours logo shirt – limited supply. Price: […]