Black History Month

1010 WINS Black History Month Series
February 01, 2019 - 12:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's Black History Month, and 1010 WINS is paying tribute to it by telling the stories of trailblazers and pioneers who made a difference in the black communities of New York.
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Harlem's Fashion Row
Brandice Daniel/Harlem's Fashion Row
January 31, 2019 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Fashion matchmaker Brandice Daniel launched Harlem's Fashion Row after attending a show, and finding a lack of designers of color represented on stage. She told 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins that absence was reflected in the marketplace. "There were designers here, but when it...
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Brandice Daniel Harlem's Fashion Row
Brandice Daniel/Harlem's Fashion Row
Larry C. Mullins
January 31, 2019 - 9:08 am
Matchmaker, Matchmaker Make Me a Match!!! I got to meet the matchmaker to the city’s best and brightest fashion designers today here at WINS. Brandice Daniel (The one and only founder and CEO of Harlem’s Fashion Row popped in). Oh what a breath of fresh air and tenacity! Her company was a fledgling...
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Norma Hardy
Handout
January 29, 2019 - 5:01 pm
PAPD Assistant Chief Norma Hardy is looking back at her pioneering career at the department.
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Assistant Chief Norma Hardy and Larry Mullins
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Larry C. Mullins
January 29, 2019 - 4:11 pm
A trailblazer (and certified miracle) walked into the doors of the 1010 WINS studios today—a trailblazer because of what she was able to accomplish, and a miracle because she’s still around (survived) to talk about it. Newly retired Port Authority Police Department Assistant Chief Norma Hardy...
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Miko Branch and Larry Mullins
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January 28, 2019 - 4:35 pm
Entrepreneurs Miko Branch and her late sister Titi Branch were the brains behind Miss Jessie’s, a hair product line that has become a go-to for people with curly hair.
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Miko Branch and Larry Mullins
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Larry C. Mullins
January 28, 2019 - 4:31 pm
For a guy who has absolutely, positively, not a trace of hair..I can tell you everything you need to know about hair care, texture and conditioning. It’s all thanks to my new friend, Ms. Miko Branch, who stopped by the studio today. Her grandmother (Jessie Mae Branch) is the inspiration behind Miko...
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Giselle Burgess
Handout
January 28, 2019 - 1:51 pm
A single Queens mother who found herself in a homeless shelter with five children took her situation as a starting point to create something greater for her own daughters and other homeless girls in New York City.
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Giselle Burgess Larry Mullins
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Larry C. Mullins
January 28, 2019 - 10:19 am
“…I don’t know if I could have done it.” I met Giselle Burgess, the troop leader for Girl Scout Troop 6000 here in New York. And I truly don’t know if I could have been in the mindset to pull off what she did, while living at a hotel turned homeless shelter in Queens. She and her girls had been...
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Apollo Theater
Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for SiriusXM
January 27, 2019 - 1:40 pm
There will be plenty of ways to celebrate Black History Month across New York City this month, from musical performances to exhibits and city walks. Here are some notable events being held throughout February.
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