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Entries by Michael Henry Adams from 05/2010

Black Elegance!

| Posted 05.10.2010 | Style

Naturally, as the city's oldest, most fashionable African American congregation for two centuries, Saint Philip's Episcopal Church was bound to be 94 year old Mrs. Cunningham's parish.

The Meaning of Manslaughter?

| Posted 05.11.2010 | New York

The United States has elected its first black president, and yet our struggle for human dignity and mutual respect is hardly over. In the same electio...

Protecting the House Where Lena Lived!

| Posted 05.17.2010 | New York

Never again in our history will citizens be forced to live segregated lives, not according to race at any rate. Yet once, not so long ago, this reality was a difficult to oppose matter of course.

Dancing to Defeat Cancer

| Posted 05.20.2010 | Style

With 714-rooms, the Hotel Pierre stands 42 elegant stories on a site once occupied by a residence designed by Richard Morris Hunt, that was owned by Robert Livingston Gerry.

Tour Time in Harlem!

| Posted 05.28.2010 | New York

New restaurants like the discretely-posh, delicious 5 & Diamond abound in today's Uptown. But the Cotton Club of Lena Horne, the Savoy Ballroom, Lafayette Theatre, Small's Paradise are gone.