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  • Harlem Globetrotters Legend Fred ‘Curly’ Neal Dead at 77

    Between 1963 and 1985, the bald-headed Fred Neal was known for his flashy ball-handling and nimble dribbling skills. What We Know: Neal played in more than 6,000 games over 22 years for the Globetrotters while making numerous television appearances, ranging from the Ed Sullivan Show to Scooby-Doo. His number...
  • Questlove to Make Directorial Debut with Black Woodstock

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson will direct Black Woodstock, a feature documentary about the Harlem Cultural Festival. What We Know: The film Black Woodstock is about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival and is produced by Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein. The idea behind this festival, which took place one year after...
  • Three MTA workers were attacked in Harlem

    Three Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers sustained injuries Saturday while on the job. What We Know: A man got out of his car on 136th and Broadway and hurled a glass bottle at the driver’s side window of the bus, shattering the glass, and then sped off. A 34-year-old off-duty...