Shortly after Gelman's resignation Thursday, staffers said on social media that the decision was "not enough" and that The Wing must do more to support its Black and brown employees.
"Our only path forward is to make significant and painful cuts, layoffs and furloughs to prevent The Wing from closing as a business. We are so very sorry about this."
Ethel's Club aims to give creative professionals and art-loving people of color a members-only refuge in NYC's gentrifying landscape.
"[She was] always hurtling towards destruction,” historian Alexis Coe says, “but that’s only because we knew how her story ends.”
In the debut episode of The Wing's "No Man's Land" podcast, historian Alexis Coe does a deep dive into the life of Stephanie St. Clair, one of the baddest crime bosses in Harlem's history.