Billie Holiday wrote her song “God bless the child” with Arthur Herzog, Jr. in the same year that Helen Levitt took this Harlem photo.
Executive Director of the Islamic Center at New York University & Chaplain, NYPD
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s appearance at Billy Graham’s 1957 evangelistic crusade in NYC infuriated segregationists.
Free events, big events, interesting events and photos about Reverend King and New York City
Free me from the withering away of my doggy years!
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, wrote on faith on the Upper West Side and West Harlem during the 1950s and 1960s.
This exclusive broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment in 2013. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
Documentary of the Tree Man of the Upper West Side
God’s address: 1 Infinite Loop
I trusted the church, because it made sense. I understood that there’s another way to think, outside the closed, hidden, frightened, tough world I grew up in.