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This edition: Sylvia's restaurant

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 6, 1994.

African American Legends visits Sylvia’s restaurant on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York City, whose customers include locals and celebrities alike. The restaurant, established in 1962, now occupies most of a city block, and is still owned and operated by the Woods family.
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. meets Sylvia Woods and her son Van to talk about this world-famous African-American owned business.

Guest List

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Director, Urban Education Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center.

Ms. Sylvia Woods Manager, Sylvia’s Restaurant

Mr. Van Woods Manager, Sylvia’s Restaurant

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