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Reynaldo Rey, a longtime actor who appeared as Red’s father in 1995 hit “Friday,” died Thursday in Los Angeles, his manager confirmed. He was 75. The actor died from complications of a stroke he suffered late last year. Along with his memorable role in “Friday,” Rey is also known for appearing in “H...Reynaldo Rey, a longtime actor who appeared as Red’s father in 1995 hit “Friday,” died Thursday in Los Angeles, his manager confirmed. He was 75. The actor died from complications of a stroke…

Reynaldo Rey, a longtime actor who appeared as Red’s father in 1995 hit “Friday,” died Thursday in Los Angeles, his manager confirmed. He was 75. The actor died from complications of a stroke he suffered late last year. Along with his memorable role in “Friday,” Rey is also known for appearing in “H...Reynaldo Rey, a longtime actor who appeared as Red’s father in 1995 hit “Friday,” died Thursday in Los Angeles, his manager confirmed. He was 75. The actor died from complications of a stroke…

Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the bustling 125th street.

Black History Month: Scenes From The Harlem Renaissance

Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the bustling 125th street.

Audre Geraldine Lorde was born February 18, 1934 in Harlem, New York, to parents of Barbadian and Carriacouan extraction. Her childhood was marked by emotional detachment from her parents, who were busy running their realAudre Geraldine Lorde was born February 18, 1934 in Harlem, New York, to parents of Barbadian and Carriacouan extraction. Her childhood was marked by emotional detachment from her parents, who were busy running their real estate business. Her father frequently attended…

Audre Geraldine Lorde was born February 18, 1934 in Harlem, New York, to parents of Barbadian and Carriacouan extraction. Her childhood was marked by emotional detachment from her parents, who were busy running their realAudre Geraldine Lorde was born February 18, 1934 in Harlem, New York, to parents of Barbadian and Carriacouan extraction. Her childhood was marked by emotional detachment from her parents, who were busy running their real estate business. Her father frequently attended…

Redd Foxx: Known as the "King of the Party Records", Foxx gained notoriety with his raunchy nightclub acts during the 1950s and 1960s. He also starred in Sanford and Son, The Redd Foxx Show and The Royal Family. His film roles included All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960) and Harlem Nights (1989).

Redd Foxx: Known as the "King of the Party Records", Foxx gained notoriety with his raunchy nightclub acts during the 1950s and 1960s. He also starred in Sanford and Son, The Redd Foxx Show and The Royal Family. His film roles included All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960) and Harlem Nights (1989).

Harlem Nights

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Actress Pat Rainey....This website is called Ladies of Harlen and it highlight a lot of African American ladies of that era.

Actress Pat Rainey....This website is called Ladies of Harlen and it highlight a lot of African American ladies of that era.

"I am a bit obsessed with this awesome picture. It’s Hilda Simms, Langston Hughes (bottom right) and actor Canada Lee (center in white shirt) at a party with other artists around 1944." - Vintage Black Glamour. Photo by George Karger/Pix Inc./Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.

"I am a bit obsessed with this awesome picture. It’s Hilda Simms, Langston Hughes (bottom right) and actor Canada Lee (center in white shirt) at a party with other artists around 1944." - Vintage Black Glamour. Photo by George Karger/Pix Inc./Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.

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