Monday, December 28, 2009

☞ REMEMBER: Percy E. Sutton

Percy E. Sutton, the former Manhattan Borough President, Lawyer for Malcolm X, radio tycoon and saviour of the Apollo Theater passed away on Saturday at the age of 89. The above photo by John Sotomayor in 1977 shows Mr. Sutton (second from left) with Muhammad Ali and David Dinkins. Read more about the pioneer African-American politician who left an indelible mark on Harlem and New York City in yesterday's NY Times: LINK

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