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?
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.
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.
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.
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.