In 1953, an Associated Press photographer attended one of the famous mambo competitions at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem. The images that resulted can only be described as fire.
Nedjra Nance always had doubts about the abusive, drug-addicted woman she knew as her mother, and she was right. It turns out the woman, dressed as a nurse in a hospital, had kidnapped her from her parents as an infant.
The island of Manhattan has the lowest obesity rate in New York state. Following the "enough rope" school of journalism, the Times found some terrible people to greet this news by saying things like: "Look at my cute little triceps!"
Christine King Farris, sister…