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Jan 25 – Feb 07, 2024
The Jenny

I Owe the Good Boys Nothing

In anticipation of more lethal attacks, Captain Wilkinson decided to take “an extraordinary means of defense.” He armed 50 of the enslaved men aboard, rather than surrender. What was the fate of the fifty enslaved men who saved the lives and fortunes of the Jenny? 
coary armand

Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are: Renovating IN Gary, IN

With so many competitors buying up an already short supply of American housing, when a salesman says to you after a walkthrough of your property, that they will make you a cash offer, you won't have to pay any closing costs, commissions, or repairs–is that a good deal?
Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña

Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña Mexico’s
First Black Indian President (1781– 1831) Mexico

He fought for and presided over the arrival of independence and the abolition of slavery.
ivan brown realty
george washington murray

Two Black Innovators 2024 Inductee Class

The National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees 2024 class will include two Black inductees among the fifteen innovation pioneers whose inventions range from cancer treatments to theatrical technologies and special effects.
christians and lions

Watch List Report Reveals Top 50 Countries Where Christians Face Extreme Persecution

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the most violent place in the world for Christians. Gambia, Senegal, Kenya, nor South Africa, where many of our non-American subscribers and social media followers live, are not on the list.

Reupholstery Exhibit Hopes to Unzip Thoughts for Viewers and Gary

Upholstering can be tedious and complicated, Jamika Smith says. “But once you start to pull back the layers and figure out how the original craftsperson installed the wadding and covering, you tend to realize that it’s not as complicated as it seems.” She likens the craft of reupholstering to mental therapy and the “pulling back our own layers” to discover ourselves.
amar group
carrol gibbs


These are three new videos amongst the thousands uploaded every hour to the internet you should consider watching. The first is the trailer "Forgotten Patriots" by Ric Murphy of the Society of the First African Families of English America. If you have glaucoma, you must see "Understanding Glaucoma Diagnostic Exams.” Lastly, The Trevor Garifuna Show features West Papuans sharing basic information about their struggle for the land and self-governance. And, it’s February, and CR Gibbs is on the Black History Tour Trail.

Readers' Trends

The last issue underscores that many of our readers are not trump fans. We are glad that a health article was number one among subscribers, or those who get Port of Harlem magazine via e-mail every other week. Though health articles are a staple in Port of Harlem, seldom are they in the toilet, but they are never showered with clicks.
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